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Where The Rainbow Ends
"There's no such tune as a white tune,
There's no such tune as a black tune.
There's only music,
And it's music we're going to sing."
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Black Gospel Established by Thomas A. Dorsey with his 1930s "Precious Lord"} Mahalia Jackson Rev. James Cleveland, etc. An art form that is essentially Black in tone. The term was coined around the popularity of Thomas Dorsey's "Precious Lord." Black gospel is usually traditional music, often choir-oriented. Examples: Mahalia Jackson, Clara Ward Singers, James Cleveland, etc. The acknowleged father of gospel music, Thomas A. Dorsey remains arguably the most influential figure ever to impact the genre. A versatile composer whose material shifted easily from energetic hard gospel to gossamer hymns, he penned many of the best-known songs in the gospel canon, among them "Take My Hand, Precious Lord" and "Peace in the Valley"; the founder of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses, he was also a pioneering force in . . .[All-Music Guide]

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