Singing in My Soul: Black Gospel Music in a Secular Age

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2004 - Music - 193 pages
Black gospel music grew from obscure nineteenth-century beginnings to become the leading style of sacred music in black American communities after World War II. Jerma A. Jackson traces the music's unique history, profiling the careers of several singers--
 

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Contents

Exuberance or Restraint
8
1 Just Do What the Lord
27
Churches and Entrepreneurs
50
With Her Spirituals in Swing
77
Between Religion and Commerce
103
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Jerma A. Jackson is associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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