James Cleveland

James Cleveland

James Cleveland

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God Is
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Jesus Is The Best Thing
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Lord Help Me to Hold Out
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Peace Be Still
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God Has Smiled On Me

Albums

  • Plenty Good Room

    Mar 2022 • 11 songs

  • One More Time

    Mar 2022 • 10 songs

  • Who Will Answer

    Mar 2022 • 10 songs

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James Cleveland

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The visionary behind the contemporary gospel sound, the Rev. James Cleveland, was a pioneering composer and choral director whose progressive arrangements -- jazzy and soulful, complete with odd time signatures -- helped push the music past the confines of the traditional Baptist hymnal into new and unexpected directions, infusing elements of the sanctified church style and secular pop to alter the face of gospel forever. Born in Chicago on December 5, 1932, Cleveland was a boy soprano at Pilgrim Baptist Church, the home of minister of music Thomas A. Dorsey; as his parents we...
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