Woke Me Up This Morning: Black Gospel Singers and the Gospel Life

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Univ. Press of Mississippi, Sep 29, 2012 - Gospel music - 357 pages
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Gospel music and the blues reflect two sides of the coin that is the African American experience. Blues often depicts the isolation and hopelessness of a lone individual, while gospel rejoices in the ... Read full review

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I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. I found it to be most accurate and very informative. I highly recommend it for International studies. Cecelia Weir-Memphis, Tn.

Contents

CHAPTER 1 THE GOSPEL EVANGELISTS
3
CHAPTER 2 THE QUARTETS
52
CHAPTER 3 WOMENS VOICES
105
CHAPTER 4 ON THE AIR
141
CHAPTER 5 THE PREACHERS
186
CHAPTER 6 BACK IN CHURCH
233
Epilogue
263
Suggested Listening
265
Notes
279
Index
301
Song and Sermon Index
317
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