Story of Gospel Music: The Power in the Voice (1998)

Genres - Culture & Society, History, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Music History, Religions & Belief Systems, Social History, Vocal Music  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Betsy Boyd

The Story of Gospel Music provides a thorough overview of the history and performers of gospel vintage recordings. Viewers feast their eyes and ears on some of the most soulful concert footage ever recorded. The biggest names in spiritual music, including Aretha Franklin, Mahalia Jackson, The Edwin Hawkins Singers, The Dixie Hummingbirds, The Reverend Thomas Dorsey, and The Fisk Jubilee Singers perform. The program was originally broadcast on PBS's Great Performances series.

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gospel-music, African-American, singer, Civil-Rights