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First-of-it's-kind box set of expanded editions of the three stellar albums by renowned RnB/soul and gospel artist Shirley Murdock. A 40-track 3CD deluxe package including Shirley's trio of albums plus ten bonus tracks. With extensive liner notes from acclaimed music historian and writer Tim Dillinger, who co-produced this reissue with SoulMusic Records' founder David Nathan, including an in- depth interview with Shirley who continues to work as a popular gospel artist and her husband, producer and musician Dale DeGroat specifically for this box set. Shirley Murdock's work and success with famed funk group Zapp and Roger Troutman in 1984 provided a springboard for her solo career which began in earnest in 1986. Featuring the self-titled US certified gold LP 'Shirley Murdock!', which included the US Top 20 and RnB Top Five hit, 'As We Lay' which established Shirley as a mainstream recording artist and performer; 1988's 'A Woman's Point Of View', featuring the US RnB chart- making single 'Husband'; and the 1991 set 'Let There Be Love!' which, like Shirley's previous solo albums, included a number of Shirley's own compositions and was also produced by Roger Troutman. With stellar artwork from Roger Williams and excellent mastering by Donald Cleveland, 'As We Lay' includes a total of ten bonus tracks: Disc 1 reprises six cuts from the expanded edition of 'Shirley Murdock!', released by SoulMusic Records in 2018; Disc 2 includes three edits and mixes not previously available on CD; while Disc 3 also has Shirley's version of The Clark Sisters' classic, 'You Brought The Sunshine', first released in 1990 on the 40th Elektra anniversary compilation, 'Rubaiyat', which has been out of print for a number of years.
First-of-it's-kind box set of expanded editions of the three stellar albums by renowned RnB/soul and gospel artist Shirley Murdock. A 40-track 3CD deluxe package including Shirley's trio of albums plus ten bonus tracks. With extensive liner notes from acclaimed music historian and writer Tim Dillinger, who co-produced this reissue with SoulMusic Records' founder David Nathan, including an in- depth interview with Shirley who continues to work as a popular gospel artist and her husband, producer and musician Dale DeGroat specifically for this box set. Shirley Murdock's work and success with famed funk group Zapp and Roger Troutman in 1984 provided a springboard for her solo career which began in earnest in 1986. Featuring the self-titled US certified gold LP 'Shirley Murdock!', which included the US Top 20 and RnB Top Five hit, 'As We Lay' which established Shirley as a mainstream recording artist and performer; 1988's 'A Woman's Point Of View', featuring the US RnB chart- making single 'Husband'; and the 1991 set 'Let There Be Love!' which, like Shirley's previous solo albums, included a number of Shirley's own compositions and was also produced by Roger Troutman. With stellar artwork from Roger Williams and excellent mastering by Donald Cleveland, 'As We Lay' includes a total of ten bonus tracks: Disc 1 reprises six cuts from the expanded edition of 'Shirley Murdock!', released by SoulMusic Records in 2018; Disc 2 includes three edits and mixes not previously available on CD; while Disc 3 also has Shirley's version of The Clark Sisters' classic, 'You Brought The Sunshine', first released in 1990 on the 40th Elektra anniversary compilation, 'Rubaiyat', which has been out of print for a number of years.
5013929090439
As We Lay: Elektra Recordings 1985-1991
Artist: Shirley Murdock
Format: CD
New: Available $39.99
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Be Free
2. No More
3. Go on Without You
4. Truth or Dare
5. Danger Zone
6. Teaser
7. As We Lay
8. The One I Need
9. Tribute
10. Be Free (Sexy Sax Thang Mix)
11. No More (Extended Mix)
12. Go on Without You (Vocal/Extended Mix)
13. Truth or Dare (European Mix)
14. As We Lay (Midnight Mix)
15. Tribute (Extended Mix)
16. Husband
17. (Everybody Wants) Somethin' for Nothin'
18. Found My Way
19. If I Know
20. Woman's Point of View
21. Oh What a Feeling
22. I Still Love You
23. Spend My Whole Life
24. Modern Girl
25. And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
26. Instrument of Praise
27. Husband (Single Edit)
28. Found My Way (Single Edit)
29. Oh What a Feeling (Extended Version)
30. In Your Eyes
31. Stay with Me Tonight
32. Let There Be Love
33. Say It, Mean It
34. The Last Hurrah
35. We Should Be Together
36. Anywhere
37. Everywhere
38. Heavenly
39. Save the Children
40. You Brought the Sunshine

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First-of-it's-kind box set of expanded editions of the three stellar albums by renowned RnB/soul and gospel artist Shirley Murdock. A 40-track 3CD deluxe package including Shirley's trio of albums plus ten bonus tracks. With extensive liner notes from acclaimed music historian and writer Tim Dillinger, who co-produced this reissue with SoulMusic Records' founder David Nathan, including an in- depth interview with Shirley who continues to work as a popular gospel artist and her husband, producer and musician Dale DeGroat specifically for this box set. Shirley Murdock's work and success with famed funk group Zapp and Roger Troutman in 1984 provided a springboard for her solo career which began in earnest in 1986. Featuring the self-titled US certified gold LP 'Shirley Murdock!', which included the US Top 20 and RnB Top Five hit, 'As We Lay' which established Shirley as a mainstream recording artist and performer; 1988's 'A Woman's Point Of View', featuring the US RnB chart- making single 'Husband'; and the 1991 set 'Let There Be Love!' which, like Shirley's previous solo albums, included a number of Shirley's own compositions and was also produced by Roger Troutman. With stellar artwork from Roger Williams and excellent mastering by Donald Cleveland, 'As We Lay' includes a total of ten bonus tracks: Disc 1 reprises six cuts from the expanded edition of 'Shirley Murdock!', released by SoulMusic Records in 2018; Disc 2 includes three edits and mixes not previously available on CD; while Disc 3 also has Shirley's version of The Clark Sisters' classic, 'You Brought The Sunshine', first released in 1990 on the 40th Elektra anniversary compilation, 'Rubaiyat', which has been out of print for a number of years.
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