In addition to these high-profile quartets, there were many Black gospel musicians performing in the 1920s and 30s, usually playing the guitar and singing in the streets of Southern cities. In the 1930s, in Chicago, Thomas A. Dorsey turned to gospel music, establishing a publishing house. 
Nov 04, 2021 · A free southern gospel concert is planned for Saturday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to about 7 p.m. at the Footprints in the Sand Monument in Carthage. The concert is put on by Texas Hill Country Gospel Jubilee, organized by Danny Lemons, and 15 or 16 different groups will be singing.
Legendary gospel bass singer John Hall has passed away at the age of 81. His graduation to Heaven was on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. John’s musical career spanned over 50 years, singing with such groups a...
Singing News has learned that long-time Southern Gospel Music broadcaster Paul Heil passed away during the evening of Sunday, Dec. 27th, following a heart attack. Mr. Heil, the founder of The Gospel Greats s...
The Gospel tradition has preserved the lyrics of many spirituals, but the musical forms have changed dramatically as harmonies are added and the tunes arranged to suit new performance styles. For an example of the Gospel Quartet style that arose in the 1940s, listen to this recording of the Golden Jubilee Quartet performing " Oh, Jonah!
Nov 11, 2021 · Singing in the Sun is an annual 6-day event will be held from April 18-23, 2022 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach, SC. Today, organizers announced the return of reserved and artist circle seating, not available last year due to social distancing requirements.
The song was first mentioned in print in 1867, when it was published in the first edition of The Story of the Jubilee Singers: With Their Songs, by J. B. T. Marsh (page 230). By 1917, when Harry Burleigh completed the last of his several influential arrangements, the song had become very popular in recitals.