Africa to America: The Journey of the Drum ()

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Africa to America: The Journey of the Drum - Sounds of Blackness
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  1. Hold On, Pt. 1
  2. I'm Going All the Way
  3. Ah Been Buked, Pt. 1
  4. I Believe
  5. Hold On, Pt. 2
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  1. Hold On, Pt. 1
  2. I'm Going All the Way
  3. Ah Been Buked, Pt. 1
  4. I Believe
  5. Hold On, Pt. 2
  6. Everything Is Gonna Be Alright
  7. Sun-Up to Sundown
  8. The Lord Will Make a Way
  9. He Took Away All My Pain
  10. A Place in My Heart
  11. The Harder They Are the Bigger They Fall
  12. The Drum (Africa to America)
  13. African Medley: Royal Kingdom/Rise/My Native Land
  14. A Very Special Love
  15. Strange Fruit
  16. Black Butterfly
  17. You've Taken My Blues and Gone
  18. Livin' the Blues
  19. Ah Been Buked, Pt. 2
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Nothing on Africa to America tops the shining moments -- "Optimistic" and "Testify" -- on Sounds of Blackness' debut, Evolution of Gospel. However, all things considered, Africa to America is probably the better album. And if it's not the better album, it's surely the more consistent of the two. Where Jimmy Jam's and Terry Lewis' efforts were somewhat limited on Evolution of Gospel, with the exception of the album's highlights, the producers devoted themselves to this 1994 follow-up, producing not just a few great songs but ...

Africa to America: The Journey of the Drum 1994, Perspective

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