“I feel like cryin’, ain’t got no tears to spare” — Mattie Delaney
Sunday, September 04, 2016
YOU KNOW DENOMINATION AIN’T NOTHIN’ BUT A NAME
At first listen, it seems a little odd to hear a 21st century country singer enumerating a list of 1920s African-American church sects’ squabbles, but Rodney Crowell’s performance is so engaging and, really, it all comes down to “it’s right to stand together, it’s wrong to stand apart,” a good reminder to us in these polarized times. Washington Phillips had that part nailed in 1927. . . .