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

9/16/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Koryn Hawthorne – Won’t He Do It

Koryn Hawthorne rewrites the record for the longest reign on Billboard‘s Hot Gospel Songs chart by a woman, as Won’t He Do It logs its 26th week at No. 1. Continue reading

9/9/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Yolanda Adams- How Great Thou Art

Gospel music star Yolanda Adams performs How Great Thou Art, a hymn that has become deeply rooted in American music at the White House Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

9/9/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Yolanda Adams-How Great Thou Art

Gospel music star Yolanda Adams performs How Great Thou Art, a hymn that has become deeply rooted in American music at the White House Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading

9/2/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Blessed Assurance- CeCe Winans and Terrence Blanchard


CeCe Winans and Terrence Blanchard serenades Cicely Tyson with a rendition of Blessed Assurance at the Kennedy Center Honors. Continue reading

8/19/18 O&A NYC SUNDAY GOSPEL: Aretha Franklin – Precious Lord

Aretha Franklin performs Precious Lord, a favorite song of her father Reverend  C. L. Franklin and Dr. Martin Luther King.   Continue reading

7/29/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Bishop Hezekiah Walker and the Love Fellowship Crusade Choir Second Chance led by Monique Walker


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Bishop Hezekiah Walker and the Love Fellowship Crusade Choir singing Second Chance led by Monique Walker. 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

7/1/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tramaine Hawkins- Albertina Walker Memorial Concert

Tramaine Hawkins performs Coming Home and Going Up Yonder at Albertina Walker Memorial Concert (October 16, 2010).   Continue reading