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Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field

  • Author: Burford, Mark
In Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field, Burford (Reed College) draws from troves of previously unavailable interviews, archival collections, and other historical resources to provide readers... More…

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$38.00

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Estimated despatch time 2 - 4 weeks

Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • 1 Introduction: Miss Jackson and her art (Gospel Singing)
  • 2 Family Affairs, Part 1: The Clarks of Louisiana
  • 3 Family Affairs, Part 2: Black Baptists and Chicago Gospel
  • 4 Gospel Singing as Black Popular Culture
  • 5 Apollo Records and the Birth of Religious Pop
  • 6 Mahalia Jackson's Apollo Recordings
  • 7 Hearing Voices
  • 8 Gospel According to Bill Russell
  • 9 Singing comes as natural as breathing: The Mahalia Jackson Show
  • 10 The World's Greatest Gospel Singer
  • 11 I'm just Mahaly to you all: The Meanings of Fame
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index