12/9/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY HOLIDAY SERIES: CeCe Winans- Jesus, You’re Beautiful from Live In The Throne Room (2005)

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Jesus, You’re Beautiful is featured on Throne Room, the sixth studio album by multiple Grammy-winning gospel artist CeCe Winans. Continue reading

12/2/18 O&A GOSPEL SUNDAY HOLIDAY SERIES: Kirk Franklin and the Family- Christmas

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Out and About NYC Magazine offers seasons greetings. We will present holiday inspired gospel music for the month of December.

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11/25/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Ray Charles And The Voices Of Jubilaton- Oh, Happy Day


Ray Charles And The Voices Of Jubilaton perform the Edwin Hawkins gospel classic Oh, Happy Day.  Continue reading

11/18/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: The Caravans- Oh Mary Don’t You Weep ( Caravans Reunion- 1988 Stellar Awards)


The Caravans reunion featuring  Inez Andrews, Shirley Caesar, Albertina Walker, Delores Washington with James Cleveland perform Oh Mary Don’t You  Weep at the 1988 Stellar Awards. Continue reading

11/4/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: The Old Landmark featuring James Brown from The Blues Brothers 

James Brown, The Godfather of Soul, leads his flock through a spirited version of The Old Landmark( look for an angelic Chaka Khan is the choir).  Continue reading

10/21/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tamia- Tomorrow

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Tamia Marilyn Hill known professionally as Tamia, is a Canadian born singer-songwriter. Tomorrow written by Carvin Lawrence Winans and Deborah Kerr Winans and appears on her third studio album More (2004).  It was originally scheduled (and titled Still) for a 2003 release but was later delayed due to Tamia’s multiple sclerosis diagnosis. Tamia peformed to the song a few years earlier and performed it in 2001 on the BET. Continue reading

10/13/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY- MOTHER RUTLEDGE’S PICKS: Mahalia Jackson- How Great Thou Art

Mahalia Jackson sings How Great Thou Art. From her first million-copy seller in 1946 until her death in 1972 Mahalia Jackson (born 1911) was the face and voice of gospel music for millions around the world. These television appearances from 1957 to 1962 catch her at her vocal and interpretive peak.  Continue reading

10/7/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY (MOTHER RUTLEDGE PICKS): The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi – Leaning On The Everlasting Arms


The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi was a post-war gospel quartet. With lead singer Archie Brownlee,  their single “Our Father” reached number ten on the Billboard R&B charts in early 1951. It was one of the first gospel records to do so. Continue reading

9/30/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: It Is Well- Smokie Norful, Donnie McClurkin, and the Martins

It Is Well (With My Soul)– Smokie Norful sings with Donnie McClurkin and the Martins as he ministers It Is Well (With My Soul) live on the Praise the Lord program of the Trinity Broadcasting Network on 2/5/2015
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9/23/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: CeCe Winans- Alabaster Box (Live)

Alabaster Box is the 1999 album by award winning gospel artist CeCe Winans.  This was the first album on Winans’ own label, Wellspring Gospel (later renamed Puresprings Gospel). Winans described the album as an “experimental” album for the label before any new artists were signed. Continue reading