Wake Up Children (no label  NR5972)  1975

 

Cincinnati gal with a refreshing progressive folk-rock style that sits right alongside some of my favorite female artists like Barbara Bell and Judy Kelly. Sue wrote all the selections here, plays keyboards, and sings with a playful spirited style somewhere between Joni Mitchell and Dolly Parton. Backing Sue are four shaggy long-haired hippie types, one of whom was the drummer for one of my fave bands Millenium. Tunes often stretch out with a rural artsiness that features respectable electric guitar leads throughout, jamming pretty heavily on tracks like ‘Rain Down/Like A Vine’. ‘Lay Your Burdens Down’ (not the Girard tune) is a powerful ballad with folk/psych vibes, stretching out to six and a half minutes. Nicely produced and completely free from the typical sugar coatings of the big Christian labels.    (The Archivist, 4th edition by Ken Scott).

This one was on the Heavenly Grooves blog.

 

Tracks:

Song #Song TitleTime
1-1Wake Up Children2:57
1-2This Is A Love Song2:59
1-3Good Man2:46
1-4Lay Your Burden Down6:35
2-1I Was Lost4:23
2-2I See The Light3:30
2-3Rain Down / Like A Vine4:22
2-4Let Me Know2:12
2-5R.J. (Return Of Jesus)3:34

 

 

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