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How Sweet It Was: The Sights and Sounds of Gospel's Golden Age

Anthony Heilbut, Shanachie Records, 2010

"You know, friends, they got this new music ... this rocking and roll. And I'd just like to say that it gets its beat... its soul... and its... power from our gospel music." Mahalia Jackson, 1957

"They used to talk about us like dogs, say we was nothing but holy rollers. And now these white children are carrying on worse than we ever dared to do. I'm looking for them to start speaking in tongues."
Marion Williams, 1964

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