Dottie Rambo - It's The Soul Of Me

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Song TitleSongwriterTimeOther DetailsAudio-Visual Link
The Soul Of MeDottie Rambo2:51YouTube Performance
Just Enough HeavenDottie Rambo2:00
Swing LowUnknown - Public DomainMissing On Album
Reach Out For The Life LineDottie Rambo2:30
His Steps Didn't Stop At CalvaryDottie Rambo3:20
He Ain't Never Done Me Nothin' But GoodDottie Rambo3:00
Healer's Comin' Down The Road, TheDottie Rambo1:35
Then I'll KnowDarius Spurgeon5:00
When The Great Trumpet SoundsJames L L Hendrix2:50
I Have A Father Who CanJames L L Hendrix2:50Marvin Williams On YouTube
I've Been Talkin' To The Lord About YouDottie Rambo3:24
I Don't Want To Do Anything (To Bring Reproach To My Father's Name)Dottie Rambo2:00

Dottie Rambo with Rev Johnathan Greer
Dottie Rambo with Nashville's Pentecostal Tabernacle Choir - 1968
Dottie Rambo with Nashville's Pentecostal Tabernacle Choir - 1968
Nashville's Pentecostal Tabernacle Choir - 1968

Dottie Rambo is not the simple, uncomplicated person I thought she was. The Dottie Rambo I thought I knew was just a country girl. She wrote gospel songs like a country girl -- she played the electric guitar like a country girl -- she sang like a country girl -- she made biscuits and ate grits like a country girl. I know she move from Kentucky down to the city, but she was obviously still just a plain country girl. Not that this wasn't enough -- I also figured Dottie had about all the talent one person deserved anyway. Then I listened to this album. The picture on the album jacket looks just like the girl I know, but there's another Dottie Rambo singing inside.

For this record..."The Soul of Me," she has written some songs that have all the excitement and glory of an old negro camp meeting. She has surrounded herself with a great group of soul musicians plus the choir from Nashville's Pentecostal Tabernacle -- a real hand-clapping, joyful singing group of dedicated people that seem to feel everything Dottie is doing. Then she added her own big heart and voice to twelve very moving songs. There are slow songs filled with haunting truths and bright up tempo tunes that literally seem to sparkle with joy and excitement. When it's all put together, it's really a break-taking album.

If you are like me and thought you had Dottie Rambo all figured out, then stop a minute and listen to this album. When she gets through, I'm sure you won't be able to say that she's just a country girl any more. There are many sides to the great heart and talent of Dottie Rambo...this album represents one of the most moving and exciting sides.

Producer: Bob MacKenzie
Instrumental Arrangements: Rick Powell
Vocal Arrangements: Novella Williams
Background Singers: Pentecostal Tabernacle Choir - Elder Jonathan Greer, Pastor
Recording Engineer: Chuck Seitz
Cover Photos: Grine-New World
Cover: Layout and Design: McConnell-Studio 2
Recorded at RCA Victor - Nashville, Tennessee