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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 »

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 »