Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson

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Top Songs

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In the Upper Room
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The Old Rugged Cross
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His Eye Is On the Sparrow
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The Christian's Testimony
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Trouble of the World

Albums

  • The Mahalia Jackson Edition

    May 2021 • 28 songs

  • Mahalia Jackson Selection

    Apr 2021 • 16 songs

  • Golden Age of Gospel

    Mar 2021 • 28 songs

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Mahalia Jackson

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General critical consensus holds Mahalia Jackson as the greatest gospel singer ever to live; a major crossover success whose popularity extended across racial divides, she was gospel's first superstar, and even decades after her death remains, for many listeners, a defining symbol of the music's transcendent power. With her singularly expressive contralto, Jackson continues to inspire the generations of vocalists who follow in her wake; among the first spiritual performers to introduce elements of blues into her music, she infused gospel with a sensuality and freedom it had ne...
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