has a majesty in her voice, a power in her delivery and a compelling, dynamic quality that underscores her vocals. This new disc features 22 awesome performances recorded with minimal, sympathetic accompaniment and little production support; just mostly Williams
' smashing, note-bending, soaring vocals. She flies on slow, bluesy numbers, testifies and shouts on originals like "Ride In The Clouds" and "I'll Never Return No More" and turns old standards such as Roberta Martin
's "God's Amazing Grace" and Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey's
"Live The Life I Sing About In My Song" into gripping, fresh reaffirmations of her own faith.