Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson


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  • A City Called Heaven
  • November 2020
  • 10 Songs

Top Songs

His Eye Is On the Sparrow
Trouble of the World
I Will Move On Up a Little Higher
The Christian's Testimony
How I Got Over [Live]


  • Hush!

    Nov 2020 • 10 songs

  • If You See My Saviour

    Nov 2020 • 10 songs

  • Somebody Bigger Than You and I

    Nov 2020 • 10 songs

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  • Biography

    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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