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 New,The Mahalia Jackson Reader

  • Editor: Burford, Mark

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Contents

  • PART I: Louisiana Roots
  • 1. Mahalia Jackson and Evan McLeod Wylie: Gumstump (1966)
  • 2. Mahala Jackson's Birth Certificate (1911)
  • 3. Laurraine Goreau: Mahalia Jackson in New Orleans (1975)
  • 4. Mahalia Jackson: Childhood Memories (1952)
  • 5. Octavia Randolph: For the Record (1955)
  • 6. U.S. Census: Mahaly Jackson at Aunt Duke's (1930)
  • PART II: Commentary, Conversation, and Critical Appraisal
  • 7. Bucklin Moon: A Great Gospel Singer (1949)
  • 8. Bernice Bass: Louisiana Cinderella (1951)
  • 9. Evelyn Cunningham: Mahalia the Mystery (1954)
  • 10. Marshall Stearns: Jazz, Metronome Sense, and Blue Tonality (1956)
  • 11. Mason Sargent: Meet Mahalia Jackson (1954)
  • 12. George T. Simon: A Veteran Gospel Singer Thinks Jazz Should Have a Soul but Gospel Penetrates Deeper (1954)
  • 13. Nat Hentoff: You Can Still Hear Her Voice When the Music Has Stopped (1957)
  • 14. Raymond Horricks: Mahalia's Emotional Performance at Newport Festival (1958)
  • 15. Langston Hughes: Singer of Gospel Songs (1955)
  • 16. Ralph Ellison: As the Spirit Moves Mahalia (1958)
  • 17. Alex Haley: She Makes a Joyful Music (1961)
  • 18. Malcolm X: Fishing and Filling Up at the Storefronts (1964)
  • 19. Duke Ellington: Come Sunday (1973)
  • 20. Studs Terkel: Thomas A. Dorsey and Mahalia Jackson (1973/2005)
  • 21. Hans Rookmaaker: Visiting Mahalia Jackson (1962)
  • 22. Hettie Jones: Mahalia Jackson (1974)
  • 23. Whitney Balliett: Halie (1972 and 1975)
  • 24. Leonard Feather: Mahalia and Her Principles (1962)
  • 25. Leonard Feather: A Talk with Mahalia Jackson (1964)
  • 26. Leonard Feather: Mahalia Keeps the Faith in Turbulent Times (1969)
  • 27. Leonard Feather: Mahalia's Gospel Truth in Asia (1971)
  • 28. Anthony Heilbut: Mahalia the Queen (1971)
  • PART III: Press Coverage
  • 29. Evangelist in Recital at Cleveland (1938)
  • 30. Honored by Dayton Gospel Fans (1952)
  • 31. Rob Roy: Boy, the Ear Muffs, Those Gospel Discs are Here (1953)
  • 32. George F. Brown: It's the Gospel Truth (1953)
  • 33. Jack Saunders: Mahalia Jackson Raps Glamour Gospel Singing (1954)
  • 34. Dawn Francis: Mahalia and Clara in Hot Contest of Gospel Singers (1955)
  • 35. Langston Hughes: Gospel Singers and Gospel Swingers are Gone (1953)
  • 36. Spiritual Artists Survive Great Slump-Others feel Pinch (1954)
  • 37. Gospel Singing!...It's Big Business! (1955)
  • 38. Bishop William Jacob Walls: Swinging Spirituals? (1960)
  • 39. Review of Since the Fire Started Burning in My Soul b/w In My Home Over There (1951)
  • 40. Mahalia Jackson and Sarah Vaughan (1951)
  • 41. Mahalia Jackson Given Top French Music Award (1951)
  • 42. Ollie Stewart: Report from Europe (1952)
  • 43. Songs in Bethlehem (1952)
  • 44. Letter to Izzy Rowe from Israel (1953)
  • 45. Jean-Robert Masson: The Place of Mahalia Jackson (1961/1972)
  • 46. Manfred Sack: The Voice of the Other America (1981)
  • PART IV: Mahalia Jackson and Her Circle in Their Own Words
  • 47. Mahalia Jackson: Gospel Singing (1951)
  • 48. Mahalia Jackson: 1950 Carnegie Hall Debut (1967)
  • 49. Mahalia Jackson: A Made-up Mind (1963)
  • 50. Sallie Martin: Mentoring Mahalia Jackson (1972)
  • 51. Brother John Sellers: Rooting for Mahalia Jackson (1972)
  • 52. Alice McClarity: Being Mentored by Mahalia Jackson (2011)
  • 53. Alfred Duckett: Celebrating Mahalia Jackson (1955)
  • 54. Mildred Falls: Playing for Mahalia Jackson (1972)
  • 55. Louise Overall Weaver: On the Road with Mahalia Jackson (1982)
  • PART V: Scholarly Literature
  • 56. Willie Jennings: The Black Sacred Singer of Sacred Song as an Icon (1989)
  • 57. Horace Clarence Boyer: The Vocal Style of Mahalia Jackson, Gospel Singer (1990)
  • 58. Michael Harris: Thomas A. Dorsey's Training of Mahalia Jackson (1992)
  • 59. Robert Marovich: She's the Empress! The Empress! (2015)
  • 60. Adam Green: Making the Music (2007)
  • 61. Johari Jabir: On Conjuring Mahalia (2009)
  • 62. Emily Lordi: Ralph Ellison's Mahalia Jackson (2013)
  • 63. Mark Burford: The Modern Gospel Singer (2014)
  • 64. Barry Long: Mahalia Jackson, Jazz, and Signifying Spirituality (2014)
  • PART VI: Live Performance
  • 65. Gospel Song Diva: Carnegie Hall, October 1, 1950
  • 66. Peter Feldman: At the Brooklyn Academy, April 3, 1959
  • 67. Dick Flohil: A Salute to Mahalia Jackson, Madison Square Garden, May 24, 1959
  • 68. Hugues Panassie: Mahalia Jackson's Triumph: L'Olympia, Paris, April 25, 1961
  • 69. Valerie Wilmer: Royal Albert Hall, London, May 18, 1969
  • 70. D. A. Rodrigues: Concert Tour to India, April 29-May 8, 1971
  • PART VII: The Record Business
  • 71. Mahalia Jackson and S. I. Hayakawa: Decca and Apollo (1954)
  • 72. Mahalia Jackson: Move on Up A Little Higher (1951)
  • 73. Richard Kleiner: Mahalia Jackson Sings for Glory of the Lord (1954)
  • 74. Alfred Lorber: Columbia Records Signs Mahalia Jackson (1954)
  • 75. George Avakian and Bill Russell: First Columbia Albums (1954-1955)
  • 76. Mahalia Jackson: Sweetened-Water Songs (1967)
  • 77. John A. Campbell: Letter to John McClure (1973)
  • 78. Irving Townsend: Mahalia Jackson the Album Artist (1972)
  • PART VIII: Radio, Television, and Film
  • 79. S. R. Garlington: Toast of the Town (1952)
  • 80. 3,000 Hear Mahalia Jackson (1954)
  • 81. Charles Wolfe: Mahalia on the Air, 1954 (1990)
  • 82. Edward Sonny Murrain: Appraising The Mahalia Jackson Show (1954-55)
  • 83. Willa Saunders Jones: Queen Mahalia at Greater Salem Baptist Church (1955)
  • 84. Jules Schwerin: Imitation of Life (1992)
  • 85. Mahalia Jackson: Letter to George Avakian about Jazz on a Summer's Day (1960)
  • PART IX: Bill Russell's Mahalia Jackson Journal
  • 86. Bill Russell: Mahalia Jackson Journal, 1954-1955
  • PART X: Politics, Activism, and Entrepreneurship
  • 87. Conrad Clark: Gospel Queen Threatens to Sue Leftists (1952)
  • 88. Rev. James L. Lofton: Letter to John Foster Dulles (1955)
  • 89. Mahalia Rocks Walking Folks (1956)
  • 90. Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom (1957)
  • 91. Mahalia Plans Huge Rights Benefit (1963)
  • 92. Mahalia Jackson: To All Freedom Fighters (1963)
  • 93. Salute to Southern Freedom (1963)
  • 94. Lerone Bennett Jr.: The March (1963)
  • 95. Craig Werner: Mahalia and the Movement (1998)
  • 96. Drew Hansen: Speech and Song (2005)
  • 97. Martin Luther King Jr.: Letter to Mahalia Jackson (c. 1964)
  • 98. Mahalia Jackson and Granville White: There Hasn't Been a Man Like That Since Jesus (1968)
  • 99. Mahalia's House of Flowers
  • 100. Mahalia Jackson: The Mahalia Jackson Foundation (1967)
  • 101. Mahalia Jackson to Salute Black Women (1969)
  • 102. Mahalia Jackson: Self-Help (1971)
  • 103. Black Management (1969)
  • 104. John T. Edge: Mahalia Jackson's Chicken System (2017)
  • 105. Alice Randall: Glori-fried and Glori-fied (2015)
  • 106. Mahalia Jackson Cooks Soul (1970)
  • 107. Toni Tipton-Martin: Southern Cooking (2015)
  • PART XI: Poetry
  • 108. Ted Joans: Mahalia Jackson (1968)
  • 109. James A. Emanuel: Mahalia Jackson (1999)
  • 110. Jacques Reda: Assumption of Mahalia Jackson (1980)
  • 111. Michael S. Harper: mahalia: MAHALIA (1975)
  • 112. Audre Lorde: The Day They Eulogized Mahalia (1973)
  • 113. Quandra Prettyman: When Mahalia Sings (n.d.)
  • 114. Ollie Griddine: Poem (c. 1960s)
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