Soul of the Bible

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Soul of the Bible
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Studio album by
The Nat Adderley Sextet and Rick Holmes
ReleasedOctober 14, 1972
StudioCapitol Records Studio (Hollywood, California)
GenreSoul jazz
Nat Adderley chronology
Soul Zodiac
Soul of the Bible
Double Exposure
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic2/5 stars[1]

Soul of the Bible is the second collaborative studio album by the Nat Adderley Sextet and Rick Holmes, presented by Julian "Cannonball" Adderley. It was released as a follow-up to Soul Zodiac through Capitol Records in 1972. Recording sessions took place at Capitol Records Studio in Hollywood, California with production handled by David Axelrod and Cannonball Adderley.

The album features narration from Rick Holmes and contributions from the sextet: Nat Adderley on cornet, George Duke and Nat Adderley Jr. on electric piano, Walter Booker on acoustic bass, Francisco Centeno on electric bass, and Roy McCurdy on drums, with guest appearances by vocalists Fleming Williams, Arthur Charma, Olga James and Stephanie Spruill, and percussionists Airto Moreira, King Errisson, Mayuto Correa and Octavio Bailly, Jr.

Track listing[edit]

1."In the Beginning"1:20
2."Yield"Olga James2:20
3."Obeah"Julian "Cannonball" Adderley7:36
4."Fun in the Church" (featuring Fleming Williams)7:08
5."The Eternal Walk"6:48
6."Krukma"George Duke3:17
8."Behold" (featuring Arthur Charma)
9."Psalm 24"Walter Booker4:56
10."Make Your Own Temple"5:58
12."Psalm 54"1:55
13."Amani" (featuring Olga James)
14."Space Spiritual" (featuring Stephanie Spruill)Nat Adderley7:30
Total length:1:22:30



  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S. "Soul of the Bible – Nat Adderley". AllMusic. Retrieved September 3, 2018.

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