8/5/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Mahalia Jackson- Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho-


Gospel Queen Mahalia Jackson performing Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho on the Nat King Cole show. Continue reading

2/18/18 O&A NYC SUNDAY GOSPEL: Mahalia Jackson- Precious Lord, Take My Hand

Precious Lord, Take My Hand was Martin Luther King Jr.’s favorite song, and he often invited gospel singer Mahalia Jackson to sing it at civil rights rallies to inspire crowds; at his request she sang it at his funeral in April 1968. Continue reading

3/12/17 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY- CELEBRATING WOMEN’S MONTH: 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

11/20/16 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Mahalia Jackson- The Queen Of Gospel

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Mahalia Jackson, The Queen of Gospel, became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world. She became an internationally acclaimed singer and civil rights activist. Entertainer Harry Belafonte described Jackson as “the single most powerful black woman in the United States”. She recorded about 30 albums.  Continue reading

1/16/16 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Mahalia Jackson- Lord Don’t Move The Mountain (1958)

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Mahalia Jackson co-wrote Lord Don’t Move The Mountain with her close friend Doris Akers in 1958.  Continue reading

1/16/16 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Mahalia Jackson- Lord Don’t Move The Mountain

GOSPEL SUNDAY

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Mahalia Jackson co-wrote Lord Don’t Move The Mountain with her close friend Doris Akers in 1958.  Continue reading

6/21/15 O&A Gospel Sunday: Mahalia Jackson Duets

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Mahalia Jackson sings two duets; the traditional Steal Away with Nat King Cole and her classic I Found The Answer with Tramaine Hawkins.  Continue reading

8/24/14- O&A Gospel Sunday: Mahalia Jackson- The Queen Of Gospel

GOSPEL SUNDAY

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Mahalia Jackson, The Queen of Gospel, became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world. She became an internationally acclaimed singer and civil rights activist. Entertainer Harry Belafonte described Jackson as “the single most powerful black woman in the United States”. She recorded about 30 albums.  Continue reading