Traditional black gospel is music that is written to express either personal or a
communal belief ... B. Tindell. Hymns, Protestant gospel songs, and spirituals
make up the basic source of modern bl...
Thomas Dorsey, a popular Chicago blues pianist turned gospel songwriter, ... this
date, the world might never have known the glorious sound of gospel music. ... he
created the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses. ... It was
Dorsey who coached, trained and inspired the first generation of gospel singers,
Feb 13, 2012 ... Coming up with a list of the best gospel songs is a near impossible task, ... other
iconic gospel song which became gospel music's first bone fide “hit,” selling 8
million copies. Now in the National Recording Registry and the Rock and Roll
Hall ... The two best-known versions of it are Mahalia Jackson's 1961 ...
The very first spirituals were created by slaves, who were not professionals. ... it
music, which will prove that we, too, have national feelings and characteristics”. ...
The best known singers were ”blind singers and footloose bards”, such as Blind ...
Apr 23, 2007 ... It's a commanding enough performance, the woman singing and ... career as
gospel's original crossover artist, its first nationally known star, ...
Items 1 - 30 of 30 ... This gave them the distinction of being the first Christian gospel group ... Legacy
is a nationally known Christian vocal group that is based out of ...
Oct 19, 2010 ... Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame: Year of 1998 ... the Singing Speer Family
was a well-known gospel group with its origins in Alabama. ... Their first son,
Jackson Brock Speer, who would become the bass singer in the group, was ... a
nationally known gospel singing family from Smithville, Tennessee, ...
May 29, 2013 ... Rebert H. “R. H.” Harris, gospel singer, was born on March 23, 1916, in Trinity,
Texas, ... age of seven, he started arranging his first gospel quartet called the
Friendly Four. ... The group was nationally known by the early 1940s.
Results 1 - 100 of 119 ... ... and first became nationally known as a member of Billy Eckstine. ... singer
whose success in the early 1960s in merging the gospel style ...
Brewster's songs propolled the careers of the most famous singer and group in ...
the first nationally staged black religious play to feature gospel songs specially ...