Traditional black gospel is music that is written to express either personal or a communal belief regarding African American Christian life, as well as (in terms of the varying music styles) to give a Christian alternative to mainstream secular music. It is a form of Christian music and a subgenre of Black gospel music.
As a recognizable style unto itself, black gospel music largely ceased to develop around the 1970s; progressing racial attitudes had helped black popular music reach wider audiences (and become more lucrative) than ever before, and tastes had turned towards the earthy hedonism of funk and the highly arranged, sophisticated Philly soul sound.
Jun 09, 2016 · The series began June 2, with soul groups and continues today with gospel groups. The lineup for the rest of the month: June 16: Hip-hop groups; June 23: Jazz groups; Gospel music—with roots in the African-American religious experience and the black oral tradition—can be traced to the early 17th century.
The Black Gospel Choir is a common American choir of Black Americans. It's debut was in the 1890's. Since the Black Gospel Choir tradition began, many songs have been written and composed by African-American composers, such as Thomas A. Dorsey, who later became known as "the Father of Black Gospel Music." Here are our picks for Best Black ...
The black church (sometimes termed Black Christianity or African-American Christianity) is the faith and body of Christian congregations and denominations in the United States that minister predominantly to African Americans, as well as their collective traditions and members. The term "black church" can also refer to individual congregations.
July 29th, 2022 marks the 249th anniversary of the first schoolhouse in the Ohio country. With the first day of school, quickly approaching, kids may appreciate seeing how school-aged children were educated in 1773.
Feb 23, 2021 · The 1970s was a Golden Age for R&B music especially for black female singers. It was the post-Civil Rights era, and everybody felt the spirit of experimentation and individuality. New artists were constantly emerging on the horizon and female groups were right in step with the liberated times.