Dyson, Chapter 12

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Chapter 12 - Gospel on the Freedom Highway Aretha Franklin - Inspired by Clara Ward - self taught pianist - signed with Columbia by John Hammond, before moving to Atlantic - tragic life, two unhappy marriages, father shot - published two gospel ablums: - Amazing Grace (1972) James Cleveland - One Lord One Faith On Baptism (1987) Jesse Jackson and Mavis Staples and the Staple Singers - Civil Rights Movement, worked with MLK - SCLC- Southern Christian Leadership Conference “Take My Hand Precious Lord” Staple Singers - founded by Roebuck “Pops” Staples, grew up on plantation in Mississippi - moved to Chicago, group composed of his kids - Sang with Aretha, part of Civil Rights Movement -Freedom Highway - Marching Up Jesus’ Highway - “Gotta Serve Somebody” with Dylan Bernice Reagon Johnson - Civil Rights activist “We Shall Overcome” - combo of “I’ll Be Alright” Baptist hymn, and the words of C. A. Tindley’s “I’ll Overcome Someday” The Gospel Harmonettes -from Birmingham, best known female group
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course MUSI 208 taught by Professor Butler during the Spring '08 term at UVA.

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