gospel singing


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Noun1.gospel singing - folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and responsegospel singing - folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul)
a capella singing, a cappella singing - singing without instrumental accompaniment
ethnic music, folk music, folk - the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
doo-wop - a genre (usually a cappella) of Black vocal-harmony music of the 1950s that evolved in New York City from gospel singing; characterized by close four-part harmonies; the name derived from some of the nonsense syllables sung by the backup
soul - a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s; "soul was politically significant during the Civil Rights movement"
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He sweetens his sound with some notable Nashville session help, including the gospel singing McCrary Sisters.
She explained: "Going back to 2005 we ran a project called City Sings Gospel and the whole idea was to develop the capacity for gospel singing across Merseyside.
First lady Michelle Obama lauded poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a strong and smart black woman, joining other famous admirers and friends in a private memorial service Saturday that was filled with tears, laughter, poetry and gospel singing.
Instead, she turned to gospel singing in her local church choir and realised her new dream was to be a singer.
As well as the funny wigs and costumes, which are pretty much par for the course, we had wheelie bins and gospel singing and an electronic buzzer device.
His signature style is upbeat modern soul created through his gospel singing technique.
23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Most Powerful Voices gospel singing competition, presented in conjunction with television network UP, returns in search of dynamic gospel performers who will raise stroke awareness - particularly in the African-American community - through the power of music.
Attendees heard performances from local gospel singing group Joyful Noise and viewed artwork from area youth, GreeneMoton said.
Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah bitch and bicker before bonding in a cumbersome musical set in the world of competitive gospel singing.
A decade of Gospel singing in the North East will be celebrated in a special concert this weekend.
Not so great for the tourism operators but, for flying emblems of peace and olive branch carriers everywhere, it's enough to make them take up gospel singing.
Administration Manager Jean Castle said: "We remembered our history and we celebrated the diversity of our community through dance, drama and gospel singing.