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ERIC Number: EJ159729
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Thomas Dorsey; Gospel Music
Black Books Bulletin, 5, 1, 22-3, Spr 77
Discusses the reasons Dorsey shifted from blues to gospel music, the type of music that was performed in the church before gospel, the unacceptability of gospel when Dorsey began his involvement with it, the difference between spirituals and gospel, the role of gospel music in raising the morale of black people, and the status of gospel music today. (JM)
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