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Newport '69 Pop Festival: Rock Festival Fiasco

Report by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, 5 July 1969

NOW THAT the Newport '69 Pop Festival (called that to borrow a little of the fame from the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals, but actually ...

1969 — Gospel Makes Great Industry Strides

Report by Danny Goldberg, Billboard, 16 August 1969

GOSPEL MUSIC, songs with lyrics derived from the Old and New Testaments, a music with its roots in church choirs, is one of the oldest ...

The Edwin Hawkins Singers, James Cleveland, the Mighty Clouds of Joy: Oakland Auditorium Arena, Oakland CA

Live Review by Philip Elwood, The San Francisco Examiner, 5 January 1970

A Bright Light in Oakland ...

Edwin Hawkins

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 20 November 1970

EVERY NOW and then, a true phenomenon occurs in the world of popular music. The 60's was a period when at least one unusual occurrence ...

The Edwin Hawkins Singers/Blue Mink: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 18 December 1970

IN PRACTICALLY every biography written about today's soul singers, mention is made of how he or she began singing in church; so much so that ...


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