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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 75–84.
Published: 01 September 1989
...Harold Dean Trulear Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 The Prophetic Chorader olBlock Secular Music: Slerie Wonder Harold Dean Trulear While ferreting through background and secondary materials for this essay, I came across a review article in the December 1976 issue of Crawdaddy...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 March 1994
.... Paul Lutheran Church in Los Angeles, in which he addressed in more detail the idea of the relationship of music and "other sources without." The speech was titled "The Seven Wonders: The Wonder of Music," and Still's aim was to convince his audience that music was one of the "seven wonders." To argue...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 203–215.
Published: 01 September 1995
... one day to a rural church. The singing of the people was wonderful. There is no better word for it; yes, it was exactly and perfectly wonderful. So, then, at a Festival intended to teach young Negro high school students an appreciation of music, why not have a session or two devoted to the Folk...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 109–112.
Published: 01 September 1994
... in the history of America with a past more checkered than "Dixie." This wonderful tune and its frequently emended text occupy a battleground of contested meanings. The authors say that before the Civil War it "elicited standing ovations from both the abolitionist Republicans and proslavery Democrats in Congress...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 282–294.
Published: 01 March 1992
... and early seventies-with the phenomenal success of over 75 percent of its records reaching the Top Ten rhythm-and-blues tune charts in the mid-sixties. The musical genius of Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and Lionel Richie; the writing talents of Smokey Robinson, Nicholas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Norman...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 27–28.
Published: 01 September 1987
... the matted jungles and sunburned deserts of Africa, from the reed huts of the Nile. When F. J. Loudin of the Fisk Jubilee Singers told me how the people flocked to hear his troupe sing their simple old plantation songs I wondered. When I heard a college glee club or a white male quartet sing these same songs...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 56–61.
Published: 01 March 1993
... and pretense. Babylon only knows the cold logic of numbers and statistics. It is a place of buying and selling, of negotiating and trading, of destructive engagement. Life in Babylon is reduced to what can be used, exploited, and then tossed away. It is no wonder that when our brothers and sisters down...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 215–231.
Published: 01 September 1992
... wonder whether he ever was paid at all for his musical activities. Had he lived beyond his twenty-fourth year, he might have had enough drive to earn his living in music if he chose to do so, for he was an ambitious young man. But he didn't live, so we'll never know. The earning capacity of Negro...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 177–188.
Published: 01 September 1992
.... In fact, at this time there was a widespread misconception that all Negroes were "wonderful singers and dancers." Unfortunately, most of the white people who subscribed to that view also held the mental reservation that Negroes were talented only in folk or theatrical music. We have had to fight to combat...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 124–132.
Published: 01 September 1992
... letters to film companies, not only letters of protest, but letters that offer constructive suggestions as to what we do want to see in films. We must exercise our rights as consumers. Our newspapers, which have so far carried on a wonderful campaign, must be consistent in this regard. They must...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 243–338.
Published: 01 September 1995
... r1J11J 1 mus' a been talk-in', been talk-in' 'bout, talk-in' 'bout me, _ 'bout i J1r JJ4IJ me, 'bout me, been talk-in' 'bout me, 'bout me_ II Appendix of Negro Songs 251 Soun' Like Thunder I'm a man, tall lak a mountain, I'm a man, steddy lak a fountain, Folks all wonder what makes it thunder, When dey...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 March 1988
.... It was the triumphant note of that ancestral strain which, caught up from sire to son and from matron to maid, found its long expected fulfillment in freedom's glad hour. For more than two centuries the slave had been singing and sighing; that he sighed was natural, but that he sang has not ceased to be the wonder...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 March 1987
... writers are exceptions, in that they have given some space to the discussion of singing in tongues. Eddie Ensley, in his Sounds af Wonder: Speaking in Tongues in the Catlwlic Tradition (New York: Paulist Press, 1977), gives a thorough treatment of singing in tongues (in the Catholic tradition) in Chapter...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 33–36.
Published: 01 September 1987
... God watched over them 3Tim A. Smith, The Detroit News. June 29, 1986, p. 8F. 4The Washington Informer, November 28, 1985. 36 The Journal of Black Sacred Music And it's just a wonder He never slumbers. He ' 11 never slumber on you and me And with His mercy and all His grace God watches over us all...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 347–350.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Be a Witness?" 186 "Woman, Woman:' 53, 54 "Wonder Where Is Good 01' Daniel," 18 5 "Wonderful Mawnin 323-24 "Wrestle on Jacob," 148 "Yo' Caint Hide!" 211 "Yo' Have to Pray Hard," 283-85 "Yo' Must Hab dat True Religion:' 149 "You Ought to Live So God Can Use You," 303 "You'll Never Walk Alone:' 33 ...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 132.
Published: 01 March 1990
... and tender, Up from a slave's bosom wells. 3 Or in the high or the lowly, Still God's great, wonderful giftMusic to bind all in kinship, Music to soothe and uplift. Words: Sai-ah Collins Fernandis CREATION ...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 104.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Charles Harrison Mason Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 59 What Is My Message? "What is my message? Jesus come, Jesus come. His word and His wisdom. Jesus come, Jesus come. The Lord in His glory, all on you. The same wonder - Jesus. The Lord for the poor. The Sacrifice of God's...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 29–32.
Published: 01 September 1987
... that have happened even within the last few months have more than once made me pause, and wonder. There comes back to me a night of more than usual interest. The occasion was a notable one, and the large audience intelligent and critical. The music for the evening was to be furnished by young men from one...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 130.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Sarah Collins Fernandis Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 75 Light 1 "God said, Let there be light: and there was light" O'er-mastering supreme chaotic night! And the cold, dark earth grew warm and rife With myriads of strange, primeval life! 2 0, light! Life's wonder-lamp...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 90.
Published: 01 March 1990
..., Lord Jesus come. Thy will, thy wonder, 0 Lord in heart. Lord Jesus come. 4 Lord Jesus come, Lord Jesus come. We receive thy word in power. Lord Jesus come. 5 Lord Jesus come, Lord Jesus come. Thy power, thy word, amen in heart. Lord Jesus come. 6 Lord Jesus come, Lord Jesus come. In us to do thy will O...