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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 125–132.
Published: 01 September 1989
...Richard E. Wimberley Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 Propheq, Erolicism, ond Apoco/yplicism in Popa/or Music: Prince Richard E. Wimberley Prince Rogers Nelson has been an anomaly in the music industry during the 1980s. A charismatic leader of cult-like proportions, he panders...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 133–141.
Published: 01 September 1989
... own and if de-elevator tries 2 bring udown go crazy punch a higher floor Let's go crazy. Let's get nuts.4 We all know that the Prince, Prince Rogers Nelson, has come. And so has his contemporary rock court-The Revolution, The Jets, Jesse Johnson, Alexander O'Neal, Andre Cymone, The Family, Sheila E...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 146–158.
Published: 01 September 1989
... Another piece based on the same news release declared, "Spencer says religion, pop music mix."2 Yet another said, "Divinity prof: Prince's music touches on the spiritual" (this one was even accompanied by a photograph of Prince in concert).3 Under each of these headlines it was noted...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1987
... mind baby 'cuz in this life things r much harder than in the afterworld in this life you're on your own and if de-elevator tries 2 bring u down go crazy punch a higher floor Let's go crazy. Let's get nuts. 4 We all know that the Prince, Prince Rogers Nelson, has come. And so has his contemporary rock...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 250–252.
Published: 01 March 1992
...); reprinted with the permission of the publisher. Sex and Suicide 25l mass media aimed at keeping a lid on such potential nihilistic explosions. Back home, I discovered what may be a clue to these questions as I listened to Prince's albums Purple Rain and Around the World in a Day. These recordings by one...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 163–169.
Published: 01 September 1989
... Cow, 42 Davis, Walter, 37 Day, Morris, 135, 140 Derrida, Jacques, 101, 109 Descartes, Rene, 79 Disney, Walt, 99 Don fuan, 1 34 Doyle, Little Buddy, 49 Drugs: in Bad video, 117; "dis" rap and, 142, 144; and message of popular music, 93, 94; and Prince, 127, 129, 147 DuBois, W. E. B., 77-78, 85 Dyson...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 33–36.
Published: 01 September 1987
... the battlefront at the contemporary music scene. The song "He Won't Ever Change," described by Kenneth as "Thump R & B," is exemplary of the Ford's attempt to duplicate the sound of such current pop artists as Prince and Morris Day, but with a positive image. "We'd rather for them to dance to this than to Prince...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 75–80.
Published: 01 September 1994
... unknown, unrealized and alonet-Howard Thurman, "On Viewing the Coast of Africa" They were brought to these indigen shores, the Africans. At first there were a few, and then there was a flood. Out of West and Central Africa they came-priest, prince, and midwife; warrior, merchant, and queen; children...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 12–24.
Published: 01 March 1991
..., the Fat Boys, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, and Tone Loe. DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, for example, are two suburbanites from South West Philadelphia and Winfield. (For that matter, the most radical rap group, Public Enemy, are suburbanites from Long Island.) DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 68–74.
Published: 01 September 1989
... as salvation" in the music of Prince.2 Like so many musicians who have carried the spirituality of their religious upbringing into their secular world, Gaye was split between his fundamental love for God and his preoccupation with the worldly opiates of drugs and sex. It is possible, for instance...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 March 1993
.... For example, Little Richard, James Brown, Prince, and Michael Jackson all appear to reference elements of the deity Eshu-Elegba in their dancing and appearance. Highly feared and revered among the Yoruba, Eshu-Elegba is recognized and worshiped throughout the New World. Associated with crossroads...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): v.
Published: 01 September 1989
... Andrew Greeley.6 In "Sex and Suicide," for instance, West concedes that the clue to the answer of the perplexing questions of sex and suicide among the nation's youth came to him only after listening to record albums of popular performing artist Prince. These recordings, he says, articulate the serious...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 80–83.
Published: 01 March 1991
... Muhammad and Marcus Gar-vee, Martin the Magnificent, Malcolm the Prince, Thurgood Marshall for the Brothers' defense. 1112511, Street llop Session" 83 Well, rap on, Brother! Say you're black and you're proud! Rap right on, Brother! Let's hear you say it out loud! Now black is your heritage, And it's got...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 120–123.
Published: 01 September 1994
... of the work we have done in theomusicology has not considered carefully the biographical data of the artists whose material has been studied. Although some of this may be due to the contemporaniety of persons such as Run-DMC, Prince, Hammer, Stevie Wonder, and even James Brown, the fact that very few...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 85–97.
Published: 01 September 1989
... called soul. n.e Last Soul Singer Dateline: 1973, Oakland Coliseum Arena. It's SHOWtime! Here's a young man's GOT to be solid gold! The prince of peace! The god of love and happiness!. . .. Four gold singles! Two gold albums! That makes you the world's greatest superstar! Here he is: Al GreenJs Al Green...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 56–61.
Published: 01 March 1993
... of justice, freedom, and equality-when you sing God's song in a strange land: The proud will be scattered in the plans of their hearts; princes will be dethroned, the lowly will be lifted, the needy will be supplied with God's good things, apartheid will crumble, justice and mercy will run down like rivers...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 September 1987
... from Choral Triptych). Anthem (Psalm 13). SATB and Keyboard. b18 King, Betty Jackson, arr. Hear de Lambs a-Cryin'. Spiritual. SATB. b30 Lamothe, Ludovic. Musique de Ludovic Lamothe. Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1955. B21 Lincoln, C. Eric (text) and Jon Michael Spencer (music), Hail Bethel. Hymn. MS. B15...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 1991
... Davis, Angela, 3 Daylie, Daddy-0, 42 DC Talk, 8 "Dick Almighty," 4, 70-71, 78 DJ Jam Master Jay, 14 DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, 17, 34 DJ Terminatior X, 41 "Don't Believe the Hype," 23, 39- 40 Dorsey, Thomas A., 8 dozens, the, 27, 771 78. See also African-American traditions Dr Jeckyll and Mr...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 38–46.
Published: 01 March 1993
... to drive a mule through some-a that Ian' he murmured. But poor Aunt Hagar's chillun, hewers of wood an' drawers of water ain' got nothin' but the promise. But wait till the Lord has come, then Princes Shall Come Outa Egypt an' Ethiopia shall stretch forth her hand unto God. Too bad, ol' Ham sinned the way...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 35–46.
Published: 01 March 1987
..., the subject matter has to be something in which McLin believes. "You see, you couldn't ask me to write a work about Prince because I don't like what's going on. I couldn't do it." But this work, more specifically this movement, the "Credimus," is essentially a testimony ofMcLin's own faith . "I strongly...