Changing with the Times: Gospel Music Throughout History

Introduction Gospel Music has been around since 1920s and continues to be a popular genre until today. Since the start of this genre, it is shown that even though it has a very focused on spreading the message of God, there is still an influence that comes form the popular genres of the time. Through […]

Dr. Mattie Moss Clark – A Gospel Music Pioneer

Artist Paper   by: LaShaunda McWright Before the illustrious sounds of the Grammy-Award Winning Clark Sisters, was the Minister of Music, composer, arranger and writer, Dr. Mattie Moss Clark.  Born Mattie Juliet Moss on March 26, 1925, in Selma, AL, she learned how to play the piano at the tender age of six.  Just one […]

The Clark Sisters

The Clark Sisters: Ladies of Gospel Background: The Clark sisters are a jubilee quartet that formed in the 1980’s in Detroit, Michigan. The group was made up of the five Clark sisters, Twinkie, Jackie, Dorinda, Karen, and Denise. The group was formed by the Clark sisters mother, Dr. Mattie Moss Clark. Their mother had been […]