GOSPEL SUNDAY: Aretha Franklin- Amazing Grace

Aretha Franklin recorded Amazing Grace in January 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptish Church in Los Angeles. The Reverend James Cleveland and the Southern California Community Choir accompanied FranklinThis never-before-seen footage of Franklin’s legendary live-gospel-album recording is a profoundly moving and deeply soulful performance that transcends time.

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7/14/19 O&A NYC SUNDAY GOSPEL: Kirk Franklin – Love Theory

Twelve-time GRAMMY® winning artist, songwriter and producer, Kirk Franklin, released his new single, Love Theory. With an up-tempo R&B melody and classic Kirk Franklin lyrics, Love Theory will have listeners feeling inspired and wanting to hit the dance floor. Continue reading

7/7/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tasha Cobbs Leonard – You Know My Name ft. Jimi Cravity

Natasha Tameika “Tasha” Cobbs Leonard, a gospel musician and songwriter, won the 2014 Grammy for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance and a 2015 Dove Award.
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6/30/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Anita Wilson- More Than Anything

Anita M. Wilson was born on June 19, 1976,[1] and also raised in East St. Louis. After a 10 year career as a backup singer for contemporary gospel songwriter/producer Donald Lawrence, Wilson recorded her first solo album, Worship Soul in 2012. Continue reading

6/2/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: It’s In The Room- Shana Wilson-Williams (Live)


Shana Wilson-Williams born and raised in Detroit MI the youngest daughter of Bishop Samuel and Lady J Wilson founders/pastors of Community Christian Fellowship church. She serves as worship leader, and Music Ministry Coordinator. Shana is a worshipper who’s known for her giftedness in Songwriting and her ability to lead people into the presence of God. Continue reading

4/28/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Hezekiah Walker- Every Praise

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

4/21/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Revelations- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey’s Revelations uses African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul. More than just a popular dance work, it has become a cultural treasure, beloved by generations of fans. Continue reading

4/7/19 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Tonéx Make Me Over ”canta muito”

Make Me Over by Tonéx from his 2004 album Out The Box.  This was his first live album and third major release. It was recorded Live on September 19, 2003 at The San Diego Civic Theater. Out the Box is Certified Platinum selling well over 980,000 copies. Continue reading

3/31/19 O&A NYC FILM/PREVIEW: Amazing Grace- Aretha Franklin

The new documentary about the “Queen of Soul” features never-aired footage of Franklin recording her legendary gospel album that’s been hidden for half a century. Continue reading

3/30/19 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Wattstax – Full Documentary (1973)

Wattstax was a benefit concert organized by Stax Records to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the 1965 riots in the African-American community of Watts, Los Angeles.  Continue reading