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4th February 2019

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IT'S REVIVAL TIME
The Marvettes (1968)

Tabernacle TLP 1006
matrix: CS DODD 4

IT'S REVIVAL TIME
The Marvettes (c.1968)

Tabernacle
matrix: CS DODD 4

REVIVAL TIME
The Marvettes (1968)

Tabernacle TLP 1002
matrix: TLP+1002

Daniels God; Inviting You All; When I Look Back; Sweet Jesus; Jesus Gave The Water; He Is Coming Down //
I Want A Revival; Behold I Live; We Are Rolling On; I Shall Not Remove; The Blood Prevails; I Am On My Way

UK issue with stamped matrix and laminated sleeve. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

Originally released in Jamaica, this was the second in the series of Tabernacle albums issued in the UK under license by Island Records. The title is now simply REVIVAL TIME (according to the labels).

REVIVAL TIME
The Marvettes (c.1968)

Tabernacle TLP 1002
matrix: TLP+1002

Daniels God; Inviting You All; When I Look Back; Sweet Jesus; Jesus Gave The Water; He Is Coming Down //
I Want A Revival; Behold I Live; We Are Rolling On; I Shall Not Remove; The Blood Prevails; I Am On My Way

Jamaican represses with the stamped matrix; issued in the UK sleeve.

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Daniels God; Inviting You All; When I Look Back; Sweet Jesus; Jesus Gave The Water; He Is Coming Down //
I Want A Revival; Behold I Live; We Are Rolling On; I Shall Not Remove; The Blood Prevails; I Am On My Way

Original Jamaican issue in screenprint sleeve on textured card. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

Several of these tracks were also issued as singles on the Tabernacle label in both Jamaica and the UK, but the four members of the Marvettes remain unidentified. The female quartet is accompanied by lap steel guitar, piano, accordian and tambourine.

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Daniels God; Inviting You All; When I Look Back; Sweet Jesus; Jesus Gave The Water; He Is Coming Down //
I Want A Revival; Behold I Live; We Are Rolling On; I Shall Not Remove; The Blood Prevails; I Am On My Way

Alternative screenprint sleeve on textured card. (Sleeve illustration courtesy of Cyrille Fouques.)
((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

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