The Story of Gospel Music provides a thorough overview of the history and performers of gospel vintage recordings. Viewers feast their eyes and ears on some of the most soulful concert footage ever recorded. The biggest names in spiritual music, including Aretha Franklin, Mahalia Jackson, The Edwin Hawkins Singers, The Dixie Hummingbirds, The Reverend Thomas Dorsey, and The Fisk Jubilee Singers perform. The program was originally broadcast on PBS's Great Performances series.
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Closed Caption; Performer biographies and discographies; Shirley Caesar in her first UK appearance, 1984; Mahalia Jackson in concert, 1964
Side #1 -- 1. Amazing Grace [5:37] 2. Out of Africa [5:03] 3. Call and Response [7:40] 4. The Invisible Church [5:45] 5. In the Army of the Lord [5:25] 6. Getting Happy [5:44] 7. In the Cities [3:00] 8. Thomas Dorsey [5:48] 9. Mahalia Jackson [4:56] 10. Spreading the Sound [3:07] 11. Sister Rosetta Tharpe [5:42] 12. Making a Living [3:56] 13. Cosmic Blues [4:44] 14. Rev. James Cleveland [:56] 15. Oh Happy Day [3:41] 16. Rocking for Jesus [2:54] 17. Gospel Today [3:37] 18. Holding it All Together [5:15]
Side #1 -- Play Scene Selection Special Features Shirley Caesar in the UK, 1984 Mahalia Jackson in Concert, 1964 Biographies and Discographies Tramaine Hawkins The Fisk University Jubilee Singers The ARC Choir Thomas Dorsey Mahalia Jackson Sister Rosetta Tharpe Shirley Caesar James Cleveland