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C*LTURE: Mahalia Jackson

Updated: Mar 28, 2022

One of the most important figures in the history of gospel music.

Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson’s voice and spirit was powerfully haunting, she is seen as the greatest gospel singer ever to live. Her work as an activist would bring her close to the likes of Martin Luther King Jr. Jackson would go on to become a primary influence for future legends like Aretha Franklin, Little Richard, Ruth Brown and Solomon Burke.

Website: Mahalia Jackson


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