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Monday, September 2, 2013
"Gospel music is nothing but singing of good tidings -- spreading the good news. It will last as long as any music because it is sung straight from the human heart."
– Mahalia Jackson
"How I Got Over" - Mahalia Jackson
WE SHALL OVERCOME!!!
"Keep Your Hand On The Plow" (Live)- Mahalia Jackson
Mahalia Jackson Precious Lord, Take My Hand
Possessing a powerful contralto voice, she was referred to as "The Queen of Gospel". Jackson became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world and was heralded internationally as a singer and civil rights activist. She was described by entertainer Harry Belafonte as "the single most powerful black woman in the United States". She recorded about 30 albums (mostly for Columbia Records) during her career, and her 45 rpm records included a dozen "golds"—million-sellers.
"Have You Any Rivers"- Mahalia Jackson
TROUBLE OF THE WORLD-MAHALIA JACKSON
Mahalia Jackson Just a Closer Walk With Thee
Never Seen Before Footage of Mahalia Jackson and her Funeral