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Rev. James Cleveland

Rev. James Cleveland

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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 ...

Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace (Atlantic SD 2-906 0996, £3.69)

Review by Andrew Tyler, Disc, 26 August 1972


Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace (Atlantic)

Review by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 26 August 1972

THOUGH IT HAS received wide critical accalim Aretha Franklin's latest album, the double set Amazing Grace, is far and away the least commercially orientated she ...

Rev James Cleveland

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 1 December 1972

IT'S REALLY quite a sad commentary on life that it took a pupil to bring the master to the attention of the world. But that's ...

Savoy Delivers the Gospel

Interview by Joe McEwen, Rolling Stone, 21 September 1978

ELIZABETH, N.J. — Fred Mendelsohn likes to tell a story. "I was at an Arista convention in New Orleans," he says, inching forward in his ...

Various artists: The Blues Brothers Soundtrack (Atlantic SD16017)

Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 6 July 1980


Pastor Cleveland, Superstar

Report by Mick Brown, The Guardian, 24 December 1980

Well manicured and mohair-suited, America's most successful gospel performer leads an hour of electrifying Worship on ITV this Sunday. Mick Brown reports ...

James Cleveland: The Preacher Teacher of Gospel

Report and Interview by Richard Harrington, The Washington Post, 24 September 1981

James Cleveland: Bridging the Gap Between the Sacred And the Secular ...

Amazing Grace: Inside the hellish struggle to release Aretha Franklin's heavenly concert movie

Retrospective and Interview by Mick Brown, Daily Telegraph, 29 April 2019

IT MIGHT SEEM odd to suggest that the most enthralling film you are likely to see this year is not a thriller, a love story ...


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