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The Violinaires - Salt Of The Earth / Stand By Me album flac Performer: The Violinaires
Title: Salt Of The Earth / Stand By Me
Style: Gospel
Country: US
MP3 album: 1256 mb
FLAC album: 1970 mb
Rating: 4.3
Other formats: AIFF MP4 AHX WAV VQF VOX MP1
Genre: Funk and Soul

Salting the earth, or sowing with salt, is the ritual of spreading salt on conquered cities to symbolize a curse on their re-inhabitation. It originated as a symbolic practice in the ancient Near East and became a well-established folkloric motif in the Middle Ages. Contrary to popular belief, using salt in this way would not have been a practical method of rendering an area unfit for crop production due to the very large quantity of salt required.

Salt of the Earth is the second album by the Washington, . Released in 1974, this album has become one of the most sampled albums in hip hop music with the drum break from "Ashley's Roachclip" being the basis of many popular songs of the past thirty years.

In 1965, they recorded their first album, Stand By Me, for Chess Records which propelled them to the top of Gospel Music Charts all over the country. They recorded 10 albums during their affiliation with Chess Records. In 1973 the group then moved to Jewel Records were they recorded 8 albums. The group has gone through several name changes, from The Violinaires, The Fantastic Violinaires, to Robert Blair and The Fantastic Violinaires and are once again known as The Fantastic Violinaires. No matter what name was used by the group, there was one constant – the incomparable falsetto background and lead singers. The group never lost their ability to take harmonizing to a level that would rarely, if ever, be matched by any other group.

Salt of the Earth" is a song from the 1968 Rolling Stones album Beggars Banquet. Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, the song is notable for its opening lead vocal by Richards, who sings the first verse. This was the second officially released Rolling Stones track to feature Richards on separate lead vocal. The first was "Something Happened to Me Yesterday" from Between the Buttons.

The Violinaires is an African-American musical group specializing in singing gospel music with skilled vocal harmonies. Having performed for years and years for many audiences, famous soul singer Wilson Pickett notably got started singing with them in the 50s. Sometimes known as "The Violin Aires", the group's upbeat songs such as "I'm Going To Serve The Lord" and "What He Done For Me" are still being performed into the new millennium. Let us know what you think of the Last.


Salt Of The Earth
Stand By Me


Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CK #5063 The Violinaires Salt Of The Earth / Stand By Me ‎(7", Single) Checker CK #5063 US Unknown
CK #5063 The Violinaires Salt Of The Earth / Stand By Me ‎(7", Single) Checker CK #5063 US Unknown