Mahalia Jackson June 25, 2009Posted by Wheneva Whateva in I Heart Music.
Tags: black music month, imitation of life, mahalia jackson, nat king cole
I haven’t done too many gospel artists this month, but I’ve really been in a Mahalia mood this week. It’s said that after hearing Mahalia Jackson sing at the 1965 March of Washington Martin Luther King threw out his prepared text and spoke from the heart. Be sure to check out postings throughout the month.
Trouble of the World… I cry every time this scene comes on during “Imitation of Life.”
Two more, including a duet with Nat King Cole, after the jump
Steal Away (with Nat King Cole)
How I Got Over