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The History of Gospel Music

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Gospel Music: Then and Now…

The Evolution of Gospel. Gospel music first emerged as spirituals from the combining of West African musical traditions, the experiences of slavery, Christian practices, and

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Gospel Music: Past & Present

Background on Gospel Music Passionate about establishing a better quality of life, black sharecroppers began to migrate from the rural South to cities in the

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Gospel – Then vs. Now

Old School – Legends like Mahalia Jackson sang gospel music in its earlier days. Jackson made Gospel in the 1950s become popular because of her

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