Glorious album including the never-before released hilarious recording of her public wedding ceremony conducted by fellow gospel star Reverend Kelsey before an audience of 25,000 fans in Washington DC. A must have for all Tharpe fans!Sister Rosetta Tharpe was perhaps the first artist to make the successful crossover between gospel and secular blues, achieving international commercial success in both markets. Her unique style of guitar playing, especially ... [MORE]
In the world of Christian Music, George Beverly Shea is unique, a legend among his peers such as the famous US Evangelist Billy Graham and admirers alike. No other gospel music performer has advanced the evangelism cause so progressively or sacrificially throughout the globe for so long! He commenced his singing ministry in the mid '30s and unlike many of the musical celebrities of that time George Beverly Shea is still a celebrated name and is still ... [MORE]
This CD recalls the decade after the Second World War, when New Orleans Gospel quartets still dominated the field of religious entertainment with their glorious harmonies blended in rhythm and soul.
There are eight groups included here, The New Orleans Chosen Five, The Soul Comforters, The New Orleans Humming Four, The Southern Harps,The Jackson Gospel Singers, The Zion Harmonizers and the Delta Southernaires. 22 tracks in total. [MORE]