Mahalia Jackson and the black gospel field / Mark Burford.

Author
Burford, Mark, 1967- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Description
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).

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Series
Oxford scholarship online. [More in this series]
Summary note
Drawing on and piecing together a trove of previously unexamined sources, this work is a critical study of the renowned African American gospel singer Mahalia Jackson (1911-1972).
Notes
Previously issued in print: 2018.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Target audience
Specialized.
Source of description
Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Cover
  • Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction: "Miss Jackson and Her Art (Gospel Singing)"
  • 2. Family Affairs, Part I: The Clarks of Louisiana
  • 3. Family Affairs, Part II: Black Baptists and Chicago Gospel
  • 4. Gospel Singing as Black Popular Culture
  • 5. Apollo Records and the Birth of Religious Pop
  • 6. Mahalia Jackson's Apollo Recordings
  • 7. Hearing Voices
  • 8. Gospel According to Bill Russell
  • 9. "Singing Comes as Natural as Breathing": The Mahalia Jackson Show
  • 10. "The World's Greatest Gospel Singer"
  • 11. "I'm Still Just Mahaly to You All": The Meanings of Fame
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.
ISBN
  • 0-19-063492-8
  • 0-19-063493-6
  • 0-19-063491-X
OCLC
1038477312
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