Branches of the Vine

Are-You-Connected-coverThe former inspirational Band, Branches of the Vine, was based in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies.

Branches of the Vine was an exciting team of musicians and singers led by Singer/Songwriter and Pianist, Paul Thorbourne.  The team wowed Jamaican audiences across the nation and also performed overseas throughout the three-decade span up to the mid-1990s.

 

 

 

The team included the following outstanding musicians:
Paul Thorbourne – Keyboards
Ricky Grant – Drums
David McLean – Bass
Denton Bailey – Guitar
Robert Stewart – Percussion

Singers included: Paul Thorbourne, Elaine Carty, Marilyn Williams, Karen Prescod and Grace Bailey.

Although Branches of the Vine is no longer performing together, their legacy lives on in their stellar recording, Are You Connected?  Nominated for several awards, this archival recording is power-packed with a combination of lilting ballads, pounding Reggae, and playfully impish sock-hop rhythms.  The lyrical content is one of the strongest elements throughout this recording that rings with sage truths and soars in purest praise.

Are you connected? (DL) (Archival)
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This stellar recording is the legacy of Branches of the Vine. Nominated for several awards, this archival recording is power-packed with a combination of lilting ballads, pounding Reggae, as well as playfully impish pop and sock-hop rhythms. The lyrics are a strong element throughout this recording, which rings with sage truths and soars in purest praise. Branches of the Vine, Are You Connected? - Full Album, 9 Tracks

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AYC 01 - The Time Has Come (Archival)
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Lyrically this tune urges a decision. The catchy melody of the tune is carried along by a captivating pop rhythm. From the Branches of the Vine album, Are You Connected?

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AYC 02- Take My Life - BoV (Archival)
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This song of commitment from the pen of songwriter Elaine McLaren (nee: Burrell) is a delightfully engaging ballad. From the Branches of the Vine album, Are You Connected?

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AYC 03- Don't Be Surprised - BoV (Archival)
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This cautionary tale for parents is presented against an up tempo backdrop of light pop rhythms. From the Branches of the Vine album, Are You Connected?

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AYC 04- Lovely - BoV (Archival)
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This charmingly plaintive ballad shares a love relationship with God from the perspective of the songwriter, Paul Thorbourne. From the Branches of the Vine album, Are You Connected?

AYC 05- Psalm 19 - BoV (Archival)
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This song is a power-packed, pounding reggae declarative of Psalm 19. From the Branches of the Vine album, Are You Connected?

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AYC 06- If He Did Not Rise BoV (Archival)
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The lyrics of this song about the justification of faith in God are transmitted in an intriguing military rhythm. From the Branches of the Vine album, Are You Connected?

AYC 07- Like A Song - BoV (Archival)
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This charming ballad is a love song to God. From the Branches of the Vine album, Are You Connected?

AYC 08- That's How It Began - BoV (Archival)
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A stimulating sock hop rhythm carries along this tale of man's beginnings. From the Branches of the Vine album, Are You Connected?

AYC 09- Are You Connected BoV (Archival)
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An up tempo, pseudo Pop-Reggae rhythm underlies this song. The Title Track from the Branches of the Vine album, Are You Connected?

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Take My Life - Elaine McLaren (Archival) (DL)
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This song of commitment from the pen of songwriter Elaine McLaren (nee: Burrell) is a delightfully engaging ballad. From the Branches of the Vine album, Are You Connected?

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