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Author Topic: Mahalia Jackson: Moving On Up a Little Higher  (Read 943 times)
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« on: December 28, 2016, 10:17:26 AM »

It's only now that I hear of this  Shocked

Mahalia Jackson – Moving On Up a Little Higher

Moving On Up a Little Higher may well be the finest collection of Mahalia Jackson selections ever released, and ranks among Anthony Heilbut’s best produced music projects to date.

Mahalia Jackson rediscovered: New CD features unreleased recordings from Historic New Orleans Collection

While exploring the Historic New Orleans Collection's archives several years ago, Glen Smith, a gospel enthusiast from Ohio, made a remarkable discovery: Little-known recordings of the late great Mahalia Jackson in her prime.

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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2017, 03:36:17 AM »

To give you idea what Mahalia sounds like if she doesn't sing, here's she guesting in the show "What's My Line?", 1961 ep:

As you see, a very respected singer (the game studio is based in New York City).
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