Who Was Mahalia Jackson?

If you are 60 years of age or older and had any involvement in the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement or if you love Gospel Music, you know who Mahalia Jackson was. But we all don’t fit that description. Here is some biographical information from NPR. And here is an video of her singing How I Got Over. The video is not very slick and has some rough patches in it, but Jackson’s passion for the Lord and her way of connecting with the congregation comes through just fine.


Posted: August 30, 2013

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