Gospel Sound Good News and Bad Times

ISBN-10: 0879100346

ISBN-13: 9780879100346

Edition: 25th (Revised)

Authors: Anthony Heilbut

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This book relays the complete history of gospel music, paying special attention to the relationship between gospel and other African American musical forms in America such as jazz and RandB. It discusses specific gospel music singers as well as the world of the gospel church itself. Includes black-and-white photos.
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List price: $20.00
Edition: 25th
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 404
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Introduction: The Gospel Moment
"Sallie Martin's Outta Sight"
"I Get These Special Vibrations": Thomas A. Dorsey
The Head of the House: Ira Tucker
Mahalia the Queen
"The Women Had Fits": The Soul Stirrers
Reverend Brewster and the Ward Singers
Reverend Julius Cheeks and Reverend Claude Jeter: The Fathers of Soul
"Bessie Can Moan and Move a Mountain"
Professor Alex Bradford: "The Singing Rage"
"I Won't Let Go of My Faith": Dorothy Love Coates
The Holiness Church
The Traveling Saints
The Crown Prince of Gospel: James Cleveland
"I've Been Way Out on the Stormy Raging Sea": Marion Williams
The Young Singers
"You May Never Go to Prison"
"Turn Your Radio On", 1969
A Weekend with the Campbells
Epilogue: "Looked Down the Line and I Wondered" (1971)
Postscript II (1997)
Index of Names
Index of Names II
Index of Song Titles
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