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Unformatted text preview: ionally electric guitar. The rhythm is often dominant and syncopated. Listening Example: Keep Your Hands on the Plow by Mahalia Jackson Southern Gospel This form of gospel is sung most often by quartets and it emerged in the southern part of the United States from white and Native American cultural contexts. Like traditional gospel, the lyrics are Christian, and often with an evangelical zeal. Southern gospel tends was originally acapella (no instruments) but eventually piano was added and, occasionally, banjo. Listening Example: Amazing Grace by the Blackwood Brothers Quartet Contemporary Urban Gospel Gospel music that continues earlier traditions of Christian based lyrics and sung mostly by African American singers. Stylistically, the music consciously incorporates more contemporary African American music trends such as hip- hop. Listening Example: Lean On Me by Kirk Franklin and One Way by Yolanda Adams KEY GOSPEL MUSICIANS Click here for the listening examples, or copy the following URL into a new browser window: Charles Albert Tindley 14 Crossroads: Music of American Cultures (Barkley) Kendall Hunt Publishers, 2013 Tindley was born to a slave and a free black woman on a farm in Maryland. Unable to attend school, he educated himself through self study...
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