The golden age of gospel (Book, 2000) []
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The golden age of gospel

The golden age of gospel

Author: Horace Clarence Boyer
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2000.
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents the history of gospel music in the United States. This book traces the development of gospel from its earliest beginnings through the Golden Age (1945-55) and into the 1960s when gospel  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horace Clarence Boyer
ISBN: 0252068777 9780252068775
OCLC Number: 1100309817
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: How sweet the sound. Washington, DC : Elliott & Clark, 1995.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Title: Music in American life.
Other Titles: How sweet the sound
Responsibility: text by Horace Clarence Boyer ; photography by Lloyd Yearwood.


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"Boyer is generous but always balanced in his presentation of gospel's great performers, discussing them so intelligently and informatively that anyone who loves early and golden age gospel will love Read more...

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