7/15/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tasha Cobbs- Fill Me Up / Overflow

Fill Me Up / Overflow– A Music video by Tasha Cobbs performing for Motown Gospel (2015).  Continue reading

7/8/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Oh Happy Day- Edwin Hawkins Singers

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Oh Happy Day is a 1967 gospel music arrangement of an 18th-century hymn. Recorded by the Edwin Hawkins Singers, it became an international hit in 1969. Hawkins’ arrangement quickly became a “standard” and has been recorded by hundreds of artists. It was included on the RIAA Songs of the Century list and won Hawkins a Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance in 1970.  Continue reading

5/13/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Shirley Caesar- I Remember Mama

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Shirley Ann Caesar-Williams, known professionally as Shirley Caesar is considered the First Lady of Gospel Music. The singer, songwriter and recording artist career has spanned over six decades. Caesar is a multi-award winning artist, with eleven Grammy Awards and seven Dove Awards to her credit. 

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3/30/18 O&A NYC GOOD FRIDAY SONG OF THE DAY: Calvary- Richard Smallwood

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Richard Smallwood’s Calvary, led by Maurette Brown Clark, Darlene Simmons, and Carolene Hatchet, combines good compositional form with strong dramatic narrative elements creating a true gospel classic. 

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3/18/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY- CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Didn’t It Rain

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe, is a pioneer of twentieth-century music. Tharpe attained great popularity in the 1930s and 1940s with her gospel recordings that were a unique mixture of spiritual lyrics and rhythmic/early rock accompaniment.  She became gospel music’s first crossover artist and its first great recording star. Continue reading

3/4/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Jekalyn Carr- You Will Win

 Jekalyn Almonique Carr, independent artist, Grammy nominated urban contemporary gospel artist  evangelist, entrepreneur and musician, has a chart climbing single entitled You Will Win. Continue reading

1/7/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Anthony Brown & group therAPy – Trust In You

Anthony Brown is a brilliant singer, songwriter, choir director and vocal arranger with writing credits for songs recorded by Maurette Brown Clark and Stephen Hurd along with being the vocal director for BET s Celebration of Gospel for 2006 & 2007. Continue reading

9/17/17 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Hezekiah Walker Every Praise (New Video)

In Every Praise, filmed flash-mob style at Birmingham’s Five Points South fountain, Walker and his friends make a joyful noise in Southside.  Continue reading

8/26/17 O& NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: You Deserve It- JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise

You Deserve It performed by JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise.  Continue reading

8/22/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Yolanda Adams – Never Give Up

Yolanda Adams – Never Give Up is an inspiring anthem from her 2001 album Believe.  Continue reading