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Title Mahalia Jackson and the Black gospel field / Mark Burford.
Author Burford, Mark, 1967- author.
Publication New York : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Copyright date ©2019
Description xv, 472 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 782.254 JACKSON B
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-458) and index.
Contents Introduction: "Miss Jackson and her art (gospel singing)" -- Family affairs, part I: the Clarks of Louisiana -- Family affairs, part II: Black Baptists and Chicago gospel -- Gospel singing as Black popular culture -- Apollo Records and the birth of religious pop -- Mahalia Jackson's Apollo recordings -- Hearing voices -- Gospel according to Bill Russell -- "Singing comes as natural as breathing": The Mahalia Jackson show -- "The world's greatest gospel singer" -- "I'm still just Mahaly to you all": the meanings of fame.
Subject Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972.
African American gospel singers -- Biography.
Gospel singers -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Gospel music -- History and criticism.
Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972. (OCoLC)fst00009238
African American gospel singers. (OCoLC)fst01736203
African Americans -- Music. (OCoLC)fst00799648
Gospel music. (OCoLC)fst00945026
Gospel singers. (OCoLC)fst01200424
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
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