Angel Band (album)

Last updated on 31 March 2017

Angel Band is an acoustic collection of gospel songs by Emmylou Harris, released on July 7, 1987. The album was recorded live "off the floor" featuring a band composed of Vince Gill (mandolin, vocals), Carl Jackson (guitar, vocals) and Emory Gordy Jr. (bass, vocals). Jerry Douglas (dobro) and Mark O'Connor (fiddle) were overdubbed on some tracks.

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EmmylouHarrisAngelBand.jpg

Track listing

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Where Could I Go But to the Lord" J.B. Coats 3:31
2. "Angel Band" Traditional; arr. Emmylou Harris 3:03
3. "If I Be Lifted Up" Traditional; arr. Emmylou Harris 2:44
4. "Precious Memories" Traditional; arr. Emmylou Harris 4:30
5. "Bright Morning Stars" Public Domain; arr. Emmylou Harris 2:33
6. "When He Calls" Paul Kennerley 2:42
7. "We Shall Rise" Traditional; arr. Emmylou Harris 2:12
8. "Drifting Too Far" Traditional; arr. Emmylou Harris 4:47
9. "Who Will Sing for Me?" Ralph Stanley, Carter Stanley 2:32
10. "Someday My Ship Will Sail" Allen Reynolds 2:26
11. "The Other Side of Life" Alan O'Bryant 2:36
12. "When They Ring Those Golden Bells" Traditional; arr. Emory Gordy, Jr. and Patty Loveless 3:13

Personnel

Additional musicians

Production

  • Milan Bogdan – digital editing
  • Jim Cotton – engineer
  • Alton Dellinger – technical consultant
  • Paul Goldberg – engineer
  • Patty Loveless – arranger
  • McGuire – photography
  • Glenn Meadows – mastering
  • Jessie Noble – coordination
  • Keith Odle – mixing assistant
  • Thomas Ryan – design
  • Joe Scaife – engineer
  • Steve Tillisch – mixing
  • David Wariner – lettering

Chart performance

Chart (1987) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 23
U.S. Billboard 200 166

References

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