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"deborah smith pollard" Discussed on World Cafe
"You know, I'm saying sanctified who you telling somebody saves by the arena, those Jesus Christ don't know him in that what you taught us to do. So we got to reevaluate in. Chuck about motives and all that why we're doing what we're doing Richard Smallwood recalled for us the personal toll of this criticism on the Hawkins family. But I remember Ed when brother Daniel who is in another amazing new played for Edwin for years and played for Hawkins family. He said he didn't want anything else to do with church because he was so hurt by what you know. These traditional so-called quotes saints unquote, head saying about them, and these were just young people who were trying to take their music to young people. What are the church liked it or not Joyce Jackson told us this wurley gospel sound inspired and ushered in a new generation? But I mean, it made them famous to know a lot of people didn't know about it. When Hawkins Hawkins sing is except within the black community. But when that piece went out to the majority audience, they became well known and the numbers that it sold was just iced or nominal. Richard Smallwood maintains the success accomplished what the bible asked of its followers is go out there to the clubs go out there, and to you know, other places where it's not heard where it's not taking and seeing the message, and that's what they were doing. They were singing the message of the gospel. They was thinking message of love loving each other. Regardless of what your your culture was what your race was what your background was. And this is what they were doing. He really changed. He changed music the Beatles. Like, oh, happy day back singer Dorothy homes. They sent me a letter, George. He said he like my own happy day. So well, and I inspired him to do my sweet low. Now the door is open. You can you can think about, you know, mazing grace, and all of those kind of good old song, you know, that that you hear in and out of the hymn book, you know. And now they're going to the hymn book and spruce it up some of those songs just like oh happy day was from him. But although own happy day has become a gospel standard, some church people don't believe the wider world has a place in the sanctuary. No, matter Goss, spoiled, DJ and scholar. Deborah Smith, Pollard told us the world will always still in somehow and to point out to someone that a song that they love is built upon an R and B song or a rock song or a popular song from back in the day is to have people to sit there and stare you. Like that emotive with the big is is like that. Can't be true something about God's grace is built upon something in the way. She moves by the Beatles. And to help people that would just give you the look if gospel music's purpose is to inspire. People change is part of the natural order blurring boundaries and breaking rules made this music a vital part of American culture. A month after Woodstock in September nineteen sixty-nine Dorothy combs perform the song at the big surf festival in California with a few other singers. Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez Crosby Nash deals and young out by the ocean. And it was just wonderful singing. Oh, happy day to them. That's four of Saturday night and Sunday morning. The gospel roots of rock and soul. Thank you CeCe Winans for being our host coming up in episode five gospel music intersects with the civil rights movement. Dema gang say left together killed not to get. As a great camp meeting in the promised land. And this promised land is red here in America. I was bone here and ain't going expected. I right here. This episode of Saturday night and Sunday morning gospel to rock and soul was written and produced by Alex Louis. Thank you for more stories. Visit our website.
"deborah smith pollard" Discussed on World Cafe
"I know. America wasn't ready for that screen. You know, I read Tucker junior the Dixie hummingbirds broke through in large part because of his father IRA Tucker, a singer with the performance style. Nobody seen or heard before defer to jump off the states. All right. He jumped off the stage went down in your audience FANG to the people that was unheard of. All right. So that was something that kind of opened the door. Being away. Gus will had opened many doors by the nineteen fifties. The traveling groups helped develop a musical ecosystem of radio stations performance venues record labels that could sustain their careers over decades. So many of these guys who came out of quartet, and they bring that soulful nece, they bring the swag gospel, DJ and scholar. Deborah Smith Pollard, they bring that ability to reach out to their audience. They really wanna pull the on and certainly within the black community because they still have all of that presence that great voice that ability to connect with them. But with great popularity with something to sail comes money, and responsibility. Mcgaw? Bo you. That's the pressure to cross over to sign deals with secular music companies mounted for the best. Singers, it presented an excess sensual spiritual issue for the groups who wanted to stay together and sing gospel music..