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Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson

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Staple Singers, Mahalia Jackson et al: Randalls Island, New York NY

Live Review by Robert Shelton, The New York Times, 8 September 1962

GOSPEL FESTIVAL GETS UNDER WAY 3-Day Event Set for Randalls Island Begins a Little Late ...

Mahalia Jackson: I Believe (GGL0367)

Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 9 July 1966

SEVERAL OF Mahalia Jackson's earliest Apollo recordings — and that means some of her most impressive singing — are included in the new Golden Guinea ...

Mahalia Jackson: Why Mahalia's Still In The Book

Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 31 May 1969

AFTER HER extravagantly successful Albert Hall concert the other Sunday, Mahalia Jackson sat back in her dressing-room chair looking pretty flaked. ...

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 ...

A Centennial Celebration Of Mahalia Jackson

Comment by Paul Yamada, JazzGram, July 2011

THE CHICAGO JAZZ ENSEMBLE wound down its season paying tribute to Mahalia Jackson, who was born October 26, 1911 in New Orleans, and who came ...


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