History of Gospel Music

In this article I will discuss the history of Gospel Music and its place and people of origin. Today, gospel music is seen as an exciting, jubilant, foot stomping experience with great audience participation in the african american churches. But history tells us a story of the birth of this music’s painful past  from the  slave plantation to  the  streets of Chicago and the trailblazers like Thomas Dorsey, Mahalia Jackson, and Aretha Franklin.

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