Tag Archives: Mahalia Jackson

Tuesday Open Thread | Gospel Music Week: Mahalia Jackson

You can’t have a week about Gospel without having the woman who brought Gospel Music to the masses around the world: Mahalia Jackson. Mahalia Jackson (/məˈheɪljə/ mə-HAYL-yə; October 26, 1911[1] – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer. Possessing … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Gone But Not Forgotten Week: Mahalia Jackson

We will end Gone But Not Forgotten with the woman who put gospel music on the international stage: Mahalia Jackson.

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Sunday Open Thread | Classics Week: Mahalia Jackson

Today’s Classic is Mahalia Jackson. Mahalia Jackson (/məˈheɪljə/ mə-HAYL-yə; October 26, 1911[1] – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer. Possessing a powerful contralto voice,[2] she was referred to as “The Queen of Gospel”. Jackson became one of the … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Today’s trailblazer is Mahalia Jackson. A Childhood in New Orleans Born in New Orleans in 1911, Mahalia Jackson grew up in a shotgun home shared by 13 people. Raised by her Aunt Duke after her mother died in 1917, economic … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Sunday Open Thread

Happy Sunday, Everyone. We hope you’re enjoying your weekend. Today’s song of praise is STEAL AWAY with Nat King Cole and Ms. Mahalia Jackson. From the Wiki: “Steal Away” (“Steal Away To Jesus”) is an American Negro spiritual. The song … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Tribute: I Have A Dream…

 The Greatest Demonstration For Freedom In The History Of Our Nation… From Wikipedia The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (or “The Great March on Washington,” as styled in a sound recording released after the even)[1][2] was a large … Continue reading

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