The 1990’s was a period of Contemporary Gospel. Soothing melodies helped to give peace of mind to listeners, opposed to the shouting stomp-like Gospels before it. Contemporary Gospel is a development of our faculties and powers through a relationship with God.  It reinforced the belief that God is the Master of our Faith and the Captain of our soul. This new music had it’s crossover into the world of entertainment through such stars as Ray Charles, Al Green, Aretha Franklin, The Edwin Hawkins Singers (O Happy Day), and Andrea Crouch (The Blood Will Never Lose its Power). 

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