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Sunday Service/Song ID: The Rance Allen Group – “Up Above My Head” (1971)


There’s a loosey-goosey sort of deism going on here that I can’t help but nod at. “I really do believe there’s a god somewhere,” the always-red-hot Rance Allen Group sings in this spirited cover of Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Yes, he/she may be a Star Trek prankster in a laurel wreath and toga, and he/she may be 1 out of 47, but I know he/she is up there. Somewhere.

The Rance Allen Group – “Up Above My Head”

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