30 Year Legacy of Tyscot Records

tyscot 30.jpgTitle: The 30 Year Legacy of Tyscot Records
Artists: Various
Label: Tyscot Records
Catalog No.: TYS-984156-9 (DVD)
Date: 2007

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Tyscot Records, the nation’s oldest African American owned and operated gospel label, the company has bundled some of its most memorable gospel performance footage into a DVD. 30th Year Anniversary: The 30 Year Legacy of Tyscot Records features footage of various gospel greats, including the Anointed Pace Sisters, Albertina Walker, John P. Kee performing hits such as “We Walk By Faith,” and the Rance Allen Group (featuring Kirk Franklin) singing “Something About That Name.”

In addition to the great performance footage, this DVD compilation also includes interviews with Dr. Leonard S. Scott about the founding and growth of the Indianapolis-based label. The viewer hears firsthand from Dr. Scott and son, Bryant S. Scott, what it was like to be a pioneering force in the gospel music industry and how they succeeded against many odds. The combination of the music and the story behind the music gives the viewer a greater understanding of the significant role that Tyscot has played in the gospel music industry, and how the label has managed to retain such a strong presence, especially during the last 20 years.

Overall, 30th Year Anniversary: The 30 Year Legacy of Tyscot Records presents a snapshot of gospel music history and performance that visually captures many of the great moments in contemporary gospel.

Posted by fredara mareva