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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 March 1988
...John E. Price © Copyright 1988 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1988 When Akhenaton Spread the Gospel John E. Price (} _ l 26) (1987} -I When 2 Nef Akh er -e -na ti ton s pread the ti stood be 3 Hi s__ moth - er Queen __ s Af ter dark - ness co rn es the go s side Ty sun oe l him and light 6 Praise...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 96–101.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Garry Seabron © Copyright 1988 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1988 The Jackson Bible Universal Selected Gospel Songs A Review Garry Seabron The Jackson Bible Universal Selected Gospel Songs was the industrious effort of Elder H. C. Jackson, President and Dean of the Bible school he apparently...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Kip Lornell Lornell , Kip . “Happy in the Service of the Lord”: Afro-American Gospel Quartets in Memphis . Urbana : University of Illinois Press , 1988 . © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 74 The Journal of Black Sacred Music that the political songs still embodied...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 30–32.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Langston Hughes Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Church, Theatre, and Gospel Songs Langston Hughes Walking down 135th Street in New York I saw two large placards, both in the same shop window, announcing church-theatrical entertainments. One placard read that one of Harlem's...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 29.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Thomas A. Dorsey Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Gospel Songwriter Attacks All Hot Bands' Swinging Spirituals Thomas A. Dorsey Since the music war has been on between ASCAP and BMI which went into effect January r, I have heard many of the Negro spirituals played by some...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 88–90.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Jon Michael Spencer Michael W. Harris . The Rise of Gospel Blues: The Music of Thomas Andrew Dorsey in the Urban Church . New York : Oxford University Press , 1992 . Pp. xxiii , 324. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 88 Black Sacred Music Michael W. Harris...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 136–138.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Jon Michael Spencer Jules Schwerin . Got to Tell It: Mahalia Jackson, Queen of Gospel . New York : Oxford University Press , 1992 . 204 pp. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 136 Black Sacred Music Jules Schwerin. Got to Tell It: Mahalia Jackson, Queen of Gospel...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 69–81.
Published: 01 March 1987
..., and visiting researchers. It now holds approximately 500 pieces representing all forms of Black music by composers both historic and contemporary. What follows, however, is a list of its sacred music holdings. 2 Along with concerted spirituals, hymns, and gospel songs are hymnals of the historically Black...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 September 1990
... by a broad representation of American gospel hymnists such as Horatius Bonar, Fannie J. Crosby, Johnson Oatman, Jr., and Charlie D . Tillman. Balancing his own (then unknown) pieces are such familiar hymns as "What a Friend" (Bonar), "Rescue the Perishing" (Crosby), and "No Not One" (Oatman). The largest...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 1991
..., that can lead to the overcoming of the fear, deception, and hatred that cause division and disrupt community. Christian hip-hop is the newest form of gospel music, whose genealogy includes the transitional period (begun in 1900), represented by the gospel hymns of Charles Albert Tindley and Charles Price...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 85–97.
Published: 01 September 1989
... emotion and broadening national consciousness, a music as vital and vibrant as the cause of "freedom" itself. The derivations of soul music are not only social but are also, and perhaps even more significantly, religious. Soul is the progeny of several African-American genres: traditional gospel, earlier...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 1989
..., and the gospel choirs. Another genre still sung in black churches and dating back to the early twentieth century are the hymns of such renowned black hymnists as Charles Albert Tindley and Charles Price Jones. These persons have made invaluable contributions to the music of the black church, and the Protestant...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 29–51.
Published: 01 September 1988
... events emphasizing showmanship. Ruth and his HolinessPentecostal counterparts were therefore important forces in launching quartet singing towards professionalism. By the early 1940s these modifications had brought gospel quartets acceptance by a wider audience. Interview· Q: Where were you born and when...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 September 1988
... research about the music contained in the collection. Now holding about 725 music compositions, black denominational hymnals, song books, pamphlets, books, programs, and photographs, the archive also owns the papers of gospel hymnist John Howardton Smith (1880-1977) and St Louis educator, choral conductor...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 53–60.
Published: 01 March 1987
.... Correspondingly, hymns of the Social Gospel are basically nonexistent in li>s, Lord! It is well documented that Pentecostalism was in part a counter- reaction to the intellectualism and racial exclusivism of Protestant Social Gospelism. Yet, there is double-irony in the fact that COGIC avidly advocates its own...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 35–46.
Published: 01 March 1987
... composition, blacks were producing and maintaining a wealth of music in the oral tradition. This sacred music, namely, the spiritual, had a tremendous effect on all types of American music, including blues, jazz, gospel, and works in the classical idiom. In fact, "black music is the sum total of what American...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 September 1988
... is 'In 1984 Bishop Blake was listed in Ebony magazine as one of "America's Fifteen Greatest Black Preachers." 2The YPWW is the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) version of the Baptist Training Union. 3Henderson is a well-known composer of gospel and popular music. He has been a staff writer for CBS/SBK songs...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 September 1987
..., pamphlets, and programs, in addition to the substantial John Howardton Smith and Kenneth Brown Billups Papers. Presently named The Black Sacred Music Archive, the emphasis of the collection is the sacred music of black religion. Along with spirituals, hymns, gospel songs, civil rights songs, anthems...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 33–36.
Published: 01 September 1987
...Donna McNeil Cox © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 You Can Count On Me Kenneth and Theresa Ford Donna McNeil Cox You Can Count On Me1 , the debut album for up-and-coming husband and wife team Kenneth and Theresa Ford, offers a mix of styles ranging from traditional gospel...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 1990
... to the present collection of unsung hymns is the one piece by Allen himself, "See! How the Nations Rage Together." The authorship of this hymn is known in that it shares lines and stanzas with one of the two original hymns in Allen's autobiograph y, The Life Experience and Gospel Labours of the Rt. Rev. Richard...