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Traditional black gospel

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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...

The birth of Gospel music - Chicago Tribune

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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, with ...

The 10 Best Gospel Songs: The Soul Of American Music | Huffington ...

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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 ...

Singers Official Site of Negro Spirituals, antique Gospel Music

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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 ...

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Untold Story - Gibson

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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, ...

Singers.com - List of Contemporary Christian A Cappella Groups

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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 ...

The Speer Family | Encyclopedia of Alabama

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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, ...

HARRIS, REBERT H. | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State ...

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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.

Blues - 2 | Britannica.com

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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 ...

Rev. Herbert Brewster | Memphis Music Hall of Fame

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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 ...

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History Of Black Gospel | MichaelCorcoran.net

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But first there would be songs, untamed by social order, from a dignified, .... within the national gospel scene, Campbell is best known for writing “Jesus Gave Me ...

Tharpe, Sister Rosetta - Encyclopedia.com

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Most notably she was the first gospel artist to achieve mainstream popularity. .... Tharpe was "the first nationally known gospel singer; first gospel singer to record  ...

Elvis Presley Biography : A Comprehensive history of Elvis Presley's ...

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Do you want to know about the genius moment when Elvis Presley ... all of a sudden ... of the time, the gospel music he heard in church and at the all-night gospel ... In 1954, Elvis began his singing career with the legendary Sun Records ..... Commercial breakout and controversy (1956-58) : First national TV appearances.