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Jackson, Mahalia – “Newport 1958” – [Columbia]

Cousin Mary   5/11/2016   12-inch, Soul

Recorded live at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, Mahalia Jackson’s stunning voice goes straight to your soul. She sang in church, had a hit “Movin’ on up” in 1948, hosted a show on CBS radio starting in 1954, and later went on to sing at JFK’s inauguration and at Martin Luther King’s funeral. Fine gospel style piano and organ and bass accompaniment. Often considered the greatest gospel singer of all time and I would not argue with that. You might try “I’m going to live the life…” if you are not familiar with Ms. Jackson.

you heard it 19 times on kfjc! most recently:
  • 154 days ago, Kimbrosia played an Evening Prayer
  • 271 days ago, Bully Demise played I'm Going to Live The Life I Sing About In My Song
  • 623 days ago, Kimbrosia played I'm Going to Live The Life I Sing About In My Song
  • 847 days ago, Lucky Jae played Didn't It Rain
  • 1208 days ago, quimera played Didn't It Rain
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Timo says

Great piece of music.. Thank you!

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