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Genesis of a Gospel Song: “Total Praise” by Richard Smallwood

Get the details behind the creation of some of gospel music’s most popular songs at JGM’s Genesis of a Gospel Song. “Total Praise” by Richard Smallwood Richard Smallwood, as told to JGM’s Bob Marovich: In October 1995, my mother was ill, my godbrother was terminally ill, and I was a caregiver, going from the hospital to my house, taking care of everything. Caregiving is a very difficult thing to do. It’s time consuming, and if you don’t watch out, you’ll end up in the hospital, too. I also began to feel that I wasn’t doing enough for my loved ones. ...

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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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