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    Gospel Music

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    ..nthinking. The other was extremely lonely and spending hours on the phone with her ex husband. Inside she was a scared woman who was seeking a close companion. (3) In June 1975, a film entitled ?Kinfolks? documented the life and music of Mahalia Jackson. Her art was her work; her work was her art. (1) Bibliography: DeVeaux, Scott. Birth of Bebop, The. Berkeley and Los Angeles, California: University of California Press, 1997 http://www.la.psu.edu/~jselzer/burke/hawk1.html 2/18/00

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    The Language of Music

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    did not have to rely upon others for my listening pleasure. Despite the fact that I was in control, my history guided me and my choices included rhythm and blues as dictated by my older brother, but also the gospel of the Harmonizing Four and Mahalia Jackson were included in my shopping cart from time to time. I remained true to the trendy music of the top forty stations and was excited by Sgt. Pepper and the other unique sounds of the time but the crooning of Frank Sinatra also seemed romantic enough

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    african american religious music

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    African American religious music is the foundation of all contemporary forms of so called “black music.” African American religious music has been a fundamental part of the black experience in this country. This common staple of the African American experience can be traced back to the cruel system of slavery. It then evolved into what we refer to today as gospel music. The goal of this paper is to answer three main questions. What are the origins of African American religious music? How did this

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    Music and The Civil Rights Movement

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    “Songs and the Civil Rights “Movement.” Martin Luther King Jr. and the global freedom struggle. Stanford University, Web. 26 April 2014 Rogerjazzfan, Roger “Blue Mitchell, march on Selma” YouTube. YouTube, 30 November 2010. Web. 26 April 2014. “Mahalia Jackson: Walk with me Lord! Lyrics” Elyrics. Elyrics, Web. 27 April 2014. “Chimes of freedom by Bob Dylan” The official Bob Dylan site. Sony Music Entertainment, Web. 25 April 2014.

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    Success by a Young Age Aretha Franklin is a well known pop, R&B, and gospel singer. She has been nicknamed “The Queen of Soul” and is an internationally known artist and a symbol of pride in the African American community. Her popularity soared in 1967 when she released an album containing songs “I Never Loved a Man”, “Respect”, and “Baby I Love You.” Throughout her career she has achieved fifteen Grammy Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Legend

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    Thomas A. Dorsey and Gospel Music Gospel songs combined religious lyrics with melodies and rhythms inspired by early blues and jazz. Many churches rejected this new integration of religious conviction and popular song as devil's music that had no place in a house of worship. Thomas A. Dorsey, the "Father of Gospel Music" described gospel, saying, "It's evangelistic, it has a rhythm and carries a message with the feeling and fever that many sacred songs do not have, the gospel is good news

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    I believe one person can make a difference. One person can speak out, one person can stand up for what they believe in, one person can take action and one person can change the lives of others. I believe with all my heart in the power of individual people to make the world a better place. I remember when I first thought about the power one person could have to create change. I was a teenager growing up in the South when I read Rachel Carson’s book “Silent Spring”. This beautifully written book is

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    Hendricks

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    As I initially began reading Hendricks’ critique of contemporary gospel music, I found myself in agreement. I thought, yes, gospel music has transitioned and no longer is as strongly rooted in liberation, freedom, and justice. My thoughts immediately took me to the works of Kirk Franklin and Yolanda Adams whose gospel songs could be heard during primetime on hip hop radio stations. But then I asked myself, is this so bad and I continued to read further. Gospel “music today…is unmindful and uninvolved

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    her handbag in Hawaii’s Keyhole-Kona Airport. This resulted in her receiving a misdemeanor marihuana possession charge. Later in 2001, new rumors of her drug use began to spread out again, as it is noticed that she was extremely thin in a Michael Jackson commemorative concert. 2002 was one of the hardest years for Whitney Houston, as she had became erratic and she got fired from the academy awards by her long term friend, Burt Bacharach. In addition, her assistant and friend Robyn Crawford resigned

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    Essay On Al Sharpton

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    speaking style as a child he then started preached his first sermon at the age of four called, “Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled” at Washington Temple Church of God with an audience of over 800 people. Soon after that he then toured with gospel singer Mahalia Jackson who took interested in his unique speaking skills. At the age of 7 Al Sharpton first heard of the struggles with racial issues through the stories that his grandfather would tell him of how he was beaten by white men for simply standing in there

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