Tag Archives: Bob Marovich

“The Great Shrine Concert” turns 60

When Art Rupe of Specialty Records recorded the July 22, 1955, gospel program at Los Angeles’s Shrine Auditorium, he was making history. It would be the first multi-artist gospel program to be recorded, and one of the most significant aural examples of live gospel music during its golden age. Artists appearing that day included the Soul Stirrers with a pre-soul star Sam Cooke, the Pilgrim Travelers, Dorothy Love Coates and the Original Gospel Harmonettes, the Caravans with Albertina Walker and James Cleveland, and Brother Joe and Annette May. Rob Strauss and Cameron Kell honored the 60th anniversary of the program by ...

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JGM Music Hour 94

Click on the image above to start program. Playlist (in order): He touched me – Dr. LouDella Evans Reid & the Traditional Gospel Choir Something about that name – Lorraine Stancil Empty me – Javon Inman Forever I will – Lonnie Hunter feat. Structure Lord you reign – Richard Smallwood with Vision Dance through the fire – Sada K Hey daddy – Derrell Thomas Find a way to love – Pastor Robert McCloud I’ll stand – Lady Voncile feat. Rev. R.L. Bush Back 2 life – Juzang Awaken me – Mike Lee Magnify thy name – E.L. Williams Praise the ...

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Gospel Memories: Remembering Emanuel AME in Charleston

The June 20, 2015 episode of Gospel Memories on WLUW Chicago includes a long set in memory of the victims and their families, and all the members of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.  Gospel music helps us mourn, helps us heal, helps us remember.  May this kind of tragedy never happen again. Click on the Gospel Memories icon at left to listen to the entire show (the “in memoriam” set begins around 19:25).  JGM’s Bob Marovich is host.

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JGM Music Hour: Episode 92

          Playlist (in order of appearance): Let me lean on you – Gospel Angels On the other side of through – Prez Blackmon Wanna be – Wincey I am free – Ladell Cole Something big – Jekalyn Carr Just because – Robert E. Person No not one – Casey J feat. Dorothy Mae Choates Pray – Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Human condition – The Naddiks All I ever wanted – Murk I need you – Criss Righteous Just Jesus – Bishop Jonathan Greer When the gates swing open – Willie Rogers & Spencer Taylor

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JGM Music Hour – Episode 91

Click on the image to your left to hear the latest episode of the Music Hour, where you can hear the music you read about on the Journal of Gospel Music.     Track Listing (in order of appearance): I’ll stick with Jesus – Mississippi Mass Choir I got better coming – LaVarnga Hubbard He delivered me – Pastor Marlon Lock #War – Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago Forever I will – Lonnie Hunter feat. Structure Just for me – Tim Spady feat. Jeff Murrell I know a man named Jesus – Shawn Brown & Da Boys Get right with ...

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