Mahalia Jackson

Born 26 October 1911. Died 27 January 1972
Mahalia Jackson
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1911-10-26
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Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson Biography (Wikipedia)

Mahalia Jackson ( mə-HAY-lee-ə; October 26, 1911 – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer. Possessing a powerful contralto voice, she was referred to as "The Queen of Gospel". She became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world and was heralded internationally as a singer and civil rights activist. She was described by entertainer Harry Belafonte as "the single most powerful black woman in the United States". She recorded about 30 albums (mostly for Columbia Records) during her career, and her 45 rpm records included a dozen "golds"—million-sellers.

"I sing God's music because it makes me feel free", Jackson once said about her choice of gospel, adding, "It gives me hope. With the blues, when you finish, you still have the blues."

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Duke Ellington
Come Sunday (Accapella)
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Come Sunday (Accapella)
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God shall wipe all tears away
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God shall wipe all tears away
Mahalia Jackson
Abide With Me
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Abide With Me
Mahalia Jackson
Take My Hand, Precious Lord
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Take My Hand, Precious Lord
Mahalia Jackson
I'm Going To Live The Life I Sing About In My Song
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I'm Going To Live The Life I Sing About In My Song
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We Shall Overcome
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We Shall Overcome
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Just A Closer Walk With Thee
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Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Mahalia Jackson
I've Been Buked
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I've Been Buked
Mahalia Jackson
Danny Boy
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Danny Boy
Mahalia Jackson
Walk On By Faith
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Walk On By Faith
Mahalia Jackson
Move On Up A Little Higher (Part 1)
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Move On Up A Little Higher (Part 1)
Duke Ellington
Come Sunday Part IV
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Come Sunday Part IV
Duke Ellington
Come Sunday (feat. Mahalia Jackson)
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Come Sunday (feat. Mahalia Jackson)
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Didn't It Rain
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Didn't It Rain
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Trouble Of The World
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Trouble Of The World
Mahalia Jackson
How I Got Over
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How I Got Over
Mahalia Jackson
If I Can Help Somebody
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If I Can Help Somebody
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Oh Holy Night
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Oh Holy Night
Mahalia Jackson
Silent Night
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Silent Night
Mahalia Jackson
I Been Buked and I Been Scorned
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I Been Buked and I Been Scorned
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
Come Sunday
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Come Sunday
Duke Ellington
Black, Brown and Beige: VI. The Lord is my Shepherd
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Black, Brown and Beige: VI. The Lord is my Shepherd
Mahalia Jackson
Didn't It Rain (Live at Newport 1958)
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Didn't It Rain (Live at Newport 1958)
Mahalia Jackson
In The Upper Room
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In The Upper Room
Mahalia Jackson
Jesus Met The Woman At The Well
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Jesus Met The Woman At The Well
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He's my light
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He's my light
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