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Willie's gold-certified gospel album returns on vinyl!
Willie's only all-gospel album was a big hit; now, this long-out-of-print gem is back on vinyl. The Troublemaker (1976) was actually recorded for Atlantic Records in 1973 but not released until his move to Columbia and the success of Red Headed Stranger in 1975.
Produced by Arif Mardin, the stirring collection of hymns and spirituals is divided between ballads and more up-tempo material, all in a country-gospel style. Willie's free-wheeling arrangements and jazz-like fluidity elevate beloved standards like "Uncloudy Day," "Whispering Hope," "Will The Circle Be Unbroken," "In the Garden," "Sweet Bye & Bye" and "Precious Memories" to compelling new heights.
|Uncloudy Day (Album Version)|
|When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder|
|Whispering Hope (Album Version)|
|There Is a Fountain|
|Will the Circle Be Unbroken|
|In the Garden|
|Where the Soul Never Dies|
|Sweet Bye & Bye|
|Shall We Gather (Album Version)|
|Precious Memories (Album Version)|