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We'll understand it better by and by : pioneering African American gospel composers

Author: Bernice Johnson Reagon
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1992.
Series: '">"Wade in the water" series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the congregations of small African American churches in Memphis, Philadelphia, and Chicago to the nationwide fans of the Golden Gate Quartet, Mahalia Jackson, Sam Cooke, Clara Ward, Edwin Hawkins, and others, gospel music has profoundly influenced American culture. Bringing together some of the most renowned scholars in the field, this book focuses on six pioneering gospel composers, analyzing the evolution of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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We'll understand it better by and by.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)636484237
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernice Johnson Reagon
ISBN: 1560981660 9781560981664 1560981679 9781560981671
OCLC Number: 24669909
Description: xii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Charles Albert Tindley --
Lucie Eddie Campbell Williams --Thomas Andrew Dorsey --
William Herbert Brewster, Sr. --
Roberta Martin --
Kenneth Morris.
Series Title: "Wade in the water" series.
Responsibility: edited by Bernice Johnson Reagon.

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Reagon ... points out that the music of black Americans is at the base of the majority of popular music not only in this country, but in the world... We'll Understand It Better By and By reaches back Read more...

 
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