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Author Burford, Mark, 1967-
Title Mahalia Jackson : and the Black gospel field / Mark Burford.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
©2019
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 12  780.921 J    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 472 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Description Occupation/field of activity group: occ University and college faculty members lcdgt
Occupation/field of activity group: occ Music teachers lcdgt
Occupation/field of activity group: occ University and college administrators lcdgt
Gender group: gdr Men lcdgt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: "Miss Jackson and her art (gospel singing)" -- Family affairs, part I: the Clarks of Louisiana -- Family affairs, part II: Black Baptists and Chicago gospel -- Gospel singing as Black popular culture -- Apollo Records and the birth of religious pop -- Mahalia Jackson's Apollo recordings -- Hearing voices -- Gospel according to Bill Russell -- "Singing comes as natural as breathing": The Mahalia Jackson show -- "The world's greatest gospel singer" -- "I'm still just Mahaly to you all": the meanings of fame -- Conclusion.
Subject Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972.
African American gospel singers -- United States -- Biography.
Gospel singers -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Gospel music -- History and criticism.
Added Title Black gospel field
ISBN 9780190634902 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0190634901 hardcover ; alkaline paper
9780190634926 electronic book
0190634928 electronic book
Standard No. 99978963075