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From Field Holler to Mass Movement to Concert Halls

Sam Cooke of the Soul Stirrers.

The black people of Hollywood, South Carolina, like black people all over America, loved this music for the power it instilled in them; for the hope it engendered and for the spiritual feeling it awakened in them. Read More »

TV Review: American Masters: Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

American Masters: Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll looks at one of America's most influential gospel singers. Read More »

Florida’s Preservation (and Promotion) of the Past

Discover the real Florida music! Read More »

Music Review: The Staple Singers – Be Altitude

Another gem from the Stax Remasters Series. Read More »

Music Review: Jennifer Hudson – I Remember Me

The latest album from the award-winning season three American Idol contestant debuted on the Billboard Top 200 chart at number two this past week. Read More »

Music Review: The Black Crowes – Croweology

The new, acoustic versions of Black Crowes songs on Croweology sum up the band's history. Read More »

DVD Review: Black History Collection – Soul of the Church

Old-time authentic TV gospel brought to you on DVD - production flaws intact. Read More »

Music DVD Review: A Gospel Calling: Mahalia Jackson Sings

She "remains the world's most influential gospel singer..." decades after her 1972 death. Read More »

Movie Review: A Mother’s Prayer (2009)

If you’ve never believed in prayer before… you will! Read More »

Music Review: The Sojourners – The Sojourners

When they rejoice I cut loose and dance! Read More »