Gospel, Hymns & Spirituals

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James Brown | Digital Traditions
James Brown | Digital Traditions

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James Brown was born in 1933 in Barnwell, SC, where he spent his early childhood. He developed his interest in music at an early age, performing gospel songs and first playing piano and later bass and...
Gospel Music | South Carolina Public Radio
Gospel Music | South Carolina Public Radio

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"G" is for Gospel Music. Gospel music as a genre consists of two major categories, White Gospel and Black Gospel. Both styles share similar musical routes that stem from the evangelical religious...
Spirituals | Gullah Music
Spirituals | Gullah Music

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Spirituals developed at the same time as work songs on the plantations. Although they were religious songs with a Christian message, spirituals were also heartfelt expressions of the slave experience...
Gospel | Gullah Music
Gospel | Gullah Music

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After slavery ended, some African American churches shifted from traditional spirituals to a new kind of religious music called gospel. This style of music brought together the elements of the “shout”...