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An Overview of Gospel Music
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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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Lynne, Carol
Growing up surrounded by music, Carole Lynne’s musical education has ranged from the informal training of her parents teaching her how to sing jazz to formal instruction at The Juilliard School of Music, University of Michigan Music School, and The American...
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Harding, Deborah
Deborah Harding began gardening alongside her parents when she was just able to walk. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two daughters. She writes articles on herbal concerns for magazines and web-zines, and gives lectures and workshops on growing herbs...
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Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
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Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars at ArtsFest
The 2005 documentary Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars brought the group's music and story international fame and acclaim. They've since released four highly praised LPs and have become one of West Africa's top touring bands. Indianapolis will have a ...
Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars Headline Beacon Riverfest
Band member Reuben Koroma and his wife Grace had an unexpected reunion with fellow musician Franco John Langba, whom they knew from the prewar music scene in Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital. ...
Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Are Refugees Again — From Ebola
They draw on popular West African idioms like gumbe and palm wine, which tend to be upbeat, small-band dance music with the audience joining in the chorus (the latter genre got its name from the beverage favored in Freetown bars).
Libation - Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars
Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars released their debut record Living Like a Refugee eight years ago.
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The band plays percussion-based rhythms from Sierra Leone like gumbe, as well as pop-rock and reggae. “We have music similar to reggae called baskeda,” Koroma says. “Bob Marley is very popular, and his words inspire us.

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