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
  • 0-19-063493-6
  • 0-19-063491-X
OCLC
1038477312
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