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- Black Gospel Music
- Black Gospel music is also known as Urban Contemporary Gospel music. Its roots were the Negro spiritual songs that were sang by the African slaves while tilling the rich cotton fields of their white Southern masters in the early 18th century.
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- An Overview of Gospel Music
- Gospels refer to the first four books of the Bible’s New Testament. These hymns became integral part of worship services of “Protestants”.
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- How Odin Became Santa Claus: Symbolism and Pagan Origins of a Gift-Giving Saint
- The story begins in the northern regions of Europe where the supreme god Odin, also known as Wodan among the German tribes, reigned. (He still lives among us in Wednesday, which is Wodan’s day). Odin/Wodan was the god of wisdom, magick and occult knowledge,...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
- Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
- This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
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- Preserving America's Black Gospel Heritage:
- Gospel Heritage: Baylor University's Black Gospel Black gospel music is an American art form.
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- 1 The Spirit of David: Negotiating Faith and Masculinity in Black
- in Black Gospel Performance.
- The Gospel Truth about the Negro Spiritual
- incubator of black gospel music. Gospel music is clearly rooted in the spiritual, and gospel musicians have certainly drawn on the spiritual for source material.
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- Black Gospel Choirs Convert Japanese to Christianity
- The movie "Sister Act" brought an interest in black gospel music to Japan. Now the music is being used as an effective evangelistic tool.
- Carlos Santana Criticizes 'Racist' Grammy Decision
- You can't eliminate black gospel music or Hawaiian music or American Indian music or Latin jazz music because all this music represents what United States is: a social experiment.
- A Dedication to the One He Loves
- By MARC MYERS Soul's long history dates back to the early 1950s, when small record labels signed black gospel groups to sing R&B singles. Among the most influential of these swinging vocal ensembles was a North Carolina quintet known as the 5 Royales.
- Rev. Dr. Charles Walker,composer wrote 'Requiem for Brother Martin', passes away
- The Black Gospel Blog is reporting that musician, composer, professor and author Rev. Dr. Charles Walker passed away Sunday, August 21 in Philadelphia.
Suggested Web Resources
- BlackGospel.com - Black Gospel Music Clef - Your Music Ministry
- Dedicated to providing resources and information for particpants in and supporters of the ministry of gospel music! Lyrics, MP3, clips, lyrics and links to purchase.
- GOSPEL RADIO - Listen to Gospel Music - Black Gospel Music Clef
- The latest gospel music releases.
- Gospel Lyrics, Black Gospel Lyrics, Christian Lyrics- AllGospelLyrics
- Site features a large directory of gospel and Christian lyrics.
- ..:: BlackgospelRadio.net ::.. Playing the best in Black Gospel Music
- Playing the best in Black Gospel Music on the internet.... Traditional, Contemporary & Quartet.
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