Tag Archives: gospel memories

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.

Read More »

New Year, New YOU, More Gospel Memories!

Tune to 88.7 WLUW Chicago this Sunday morning, January 4, from 3:00 to 7:30 a.m. Central Time… for the monthly live broadcast of “Gospel Memories” – the soundtrack to That Old Time Religion. Not in Chicago? No problem. Visit www.wluw.org, click the Listen Live button, and enjoy “Gospel Memories” from wherever you are! Highlights of the January 4 Broadcast: Benediction: “The Lord’s Prayer”: Historic 1925 recording of Prof. J. Wesley Jones and the Metropolitan Community Chorus, the classical music stars of pre-gospel black Chicago, featuring a recitation by the church’s founder, Rev. W.D. Cook. Gospel choir pioneer Magnolia Lewis Butts is ...

Read More »