Only In God (RPC 510631/2) 1978

 

 

Simple pleasant homemade guitar-and-voice sounds from young female singer. Often a stirring moody presence to her music, crossing over in solemn haunting loner realms on tracks like ‘Who Has Known’ and ‘Father, Mercy’ (both of which are St. Louis Jesuits songs). Other standouts include covers of Carey Landry (‘Isaiah 49’), Joe Wise (‘Song Of Blessing’) and a couple more St. Louis Jesuits songs (‘1 Lift Up My Soul’, the title track). Also one song written by Barbara (‘John 17’). Very pretty voice, with touching self-harmony that melts my heart. Barbara’s guitar is joined by two other guitarists, plus occasional low-key drums. She’s from Leominster, Massachusetts. (The Archivist, 4th Edition by Ken Scott).\

I have not acquired this album yet. Thank you Donald for the rear cover photo and track list.

Tracks:

Song #Song TitleTime
1-1I Believe In Miracles3:45
1-2Who Has Known3:30
1-3I Lift Up My Soul4:30
1-4Isaiah 493:20
1-5Song Of Blessing4:38
2-1Father, Mercy3:10
2-2Only In God3:05
2-3Isaiah 432:00
2-4I Lost It All3:50
2-5John 174:08

 

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