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Dragnet for Jesus


Download links and information about Dragnet for Jesus by Sister Wynona Carr. This album was released in 1992 and it belongs to New Age, Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Gospel genres. It contains 26 tracks with total duration of 01:10:31 minutes.

Artist: Sister Wynona Carr
Release date: 1992
Genre: New Age, Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Gospel
Tracks: 26
Duration: 01:10:31
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No. Title Length
1. Each Day 2:47
2. Lord Jesus 2:51
3. I Want to Go to Heaven and Rest (Alternate Take 1) 2:14
4. I'm a Pilgrim Traveler (Take 4) 2:49
5. I Heard the News (Jesus Is Coming Again) [Take 3] 2:26
6. Our Father 2:57
7. He Said He Would (Take 2) 2:10
8. I See Jesus 2:11
9. Our Father (featuring Big Star, Brother Joe May) 2:53
10. Don't Miss That Train (Alternate Take 3) 2:31
11. I Heard Mother Pray One Day 2:42
12. The Good Old Way (Alternate Take 2) 2:26
13. See His Blessed Face 2:26
14. Did He Die In Vain? (Alternate Take 1) 2:57
15. I Know Someday God's Gonna Call Me 2:44
16. Conversation With Jesus 2:53
17. The Ball Game 3:03
18. A Letter to Heaven (Take 1) 2:50
19. In a Little While 2:31
20. Untitled Instrumental (Take 3) 2:12
21. Operator, Operator 2:46
22. Dragnet for Jesus (Take 1) 2:49
23. 15 Rounds for Jesus (Take 2) 2:09
24. Nobody But Jesus (Demo) 4:34
25. Just a Few More Days (Demo) 2:30
26. Our Father (Fragmented) 3:10



A must for every fan of soul gospel, Dragnet for Jesus compiles all of the gospel songs — many (previously) unreleased — that Wynona Carr recorded for the Specialty label. Spanning 1949 to 1954, are many of Carr's original compositions including "I'm a Pilgrim Traveler" and "Nobody but Jesus," as well as her efforts at incorporating pop culture into God's message with the sports-themed "15 Rounds for Jesus" and her most-recognized song, "The Ball Game." The title track is based around a popular TV show of the time, Dragnet, opening with a detective office scene. But don't imagine that Carr was making light of, or trying to secularize, the message of salvation. One listen to her earnest, soulful voice and there's no doubt that the woman's heart was in it. Imagine the smoke-and-scotch hoarse edge of Janis Joplin's voice, pour Aretha Franklin's soulful inflections all over it, and you're close to the powerful delivery of Wynona Carr. Carr was, in fact, the gospel choir director of Rev. C.L. Franklin's church (Aretha's father) when Aretha was young. Most of the song's feature a quartet of piano, bass, drums, and either organ or guitar, with Carr usually on the piano. At the end of the disc is a bonus of two demos and a live recording of her leading the previously mentioned church choir in a stunning, hair-raising arrangement of "Our Father." With her out-of-this-world sultry voice, Carr incorporated blues and jazz elements and popular themes, yet she never really took off with the gospel audiences. Regardless, she remains one of the leading ladies of gospel.