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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4/22/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: The Caravans – Mary Don’t You Weep featuring Inez Andrews

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Robert Anderson started The Caravans in 1947. The group reached its peak popularity during the 1950s and 1960s, launching the careers of a number of artists, including: Albertina Walker, Delores Washington, Inez Andrews, Shirley Caesar, Reverend James Cleveland, Dorothy Norwood, Bessie Griffin, Josephine Howard, and Loleatta Holloway.

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5/14/17 O&A NYC O&A GOSPEL SUNDAY- HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!: I Remember Mama- Shirley Caesar

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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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12/4/16 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Shirley Caesar- Hold My Mule

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Shirley Caesar sings her icon Hold My Mule. Caesar has won or received 11 Grammy Awards, 14 Stellar Awards, 18 Doves, 1 RIAA gold certification, an Essence Award, McDonald’s Golden Circle Lifetime Achievement Award, NAACP Lifetime Achievement Award, SESAC Lifetime Achievement Award, Rhapsody & Rhythm Award from the National Museum of African American Music, as well as induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Continue reading

9/24/17 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: The Caravans – Mary Don’t You Weep featuring Inez Andrews

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Robert Anderson started The Caravans in 1947. The group reached its peak popularity during the 1950s and 1960s, launching the careers of a number of artists, including: Albertina Walker, Delores Washington, Inez Andrews, Shirley Caesar, Reverend James Cleveland, Dorothy Norwood, Bessie Griffin, Josephine Howard, and Loleatta Holloway.

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5/15/16 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Gospelfest 2016

By Walter Rutledge 

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Gospelfest 2016 – Honor Thy Mother took place on Saturday May 7th, 2016 at the Prudential Center (25 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ). The event produced a two-fold celebration; it is both the ultimate gospel music extravaganza and a wonderful tribute to our mothers. The Mother’s Day Eve event has become a day long gospel event for the entire family and community.  Continue reading

5/8/16 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY: Shirley Ceasar- I Remember Mama

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

10/4/15 O&A NYC Gospel Sunday: The Caravans – Mary Don’t You Weep featuring Inez Andrews

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The Caravans was started in 1947 by Robert Anderson. The group reached its peak popularity during the 1950s and 1960s, launching the careers of a number of artists, including: Albertina Walker, Delores Washington, Inez Andrews, Shirley Caesar, Reverend James Cleveland, Dorothy Norwood, Bessie Griffin, Josephine Howard, and Loleatta Holloway. For many years The Caravans was successful under the leadership of Albertina Walker, who proved to be formidable director and manager. The group based in Chicago toured the segregate south with elegance and élan, they also made frequent TV appearances during this time on shows such as TV’s Gospel Time and Jubilee Showcase. Continue reading

5/10/15 O&A Gospel Sunday- Happy Mother’s Day: I Remember Mama- Shirley Caesar

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Shirley Ann Caesar-Williams, known professionally as Shirley Caesar is known as   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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