Mahalia Jackson

When you hear the voice, you know the woman.

I recognized the voice as soon as the NPR piece began. My sister and I must have been around 7 and 8 years old … 1972-ish. Soon after the fancy new stereo with turntable and 8-track was set up, my dad brought home our first 8-track; Mahalia Jackson.

Mahalia Jackson: Voice Of The Civil Rights Movement

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