The Johnson family singers
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Kenneth M. Johnson
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Books about The Johnson family singers
The Johnson Family Singers
Language: en
Pages: 126
Authors: Kenneth M. Johnson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

The Johnson Family Singers, a gospel group from North Carolina, rose to national acclaim during the 1940s and 1950s. This memoir was written by one of the three sons who sang with them. It focuses not only upon family singers that became famous on popular radio but also upon American
Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: W. K. McNeil
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-18 - Publisher: Routledge

The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is the first comprehensive reference to cover this important American musical form. Coverage includes all aspects of both African-American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural
Close Harmony
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: James R. Goff Jr.
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-01 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

Comprehensive and richly illustrated, Close Harmony traces the development of the music known as southern gospel from its antebellum origins to its twentieth-century emergence as a vibrant musical industry driven by the world of radio, television, recordings, and concert promotions. Marked by smooth, tight harmonies and a lyrical focus on
North Carolina Musicians
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Daniel Coston
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-30 - Publisher: McFarland

Daniel Coston’s career in photography began accidentally. A magazine writer, he began taking photographs for his stories when the regular photographer was unavailable, and his contacts as a writer led him to invitations to take pictures of local musicians. His life-long fascination with the sounds of North Carolina music drew