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Part 5: Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul
In the mid-20th century, radio stations in Memphis, Tennessee played a rich mix of gospel, R&B, blues, and country music. A young Elvis Presley was listening and packed all of it into his early rock and roll. This episode looks at Elvis' gospel influences and how he brought that music to White audiences. This episode also tells the story of the role of gospel music played in the Civil Rights Movement and features the singers Mahalia Jackson and Mavis Staples.
Aired 8 months ago 28:42
Part 1: Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul
"Saturday Night and Sunday Morning: The Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul" is a 6-part documentary series that explores the history and influence of gospel music on early rock and roll, soul and R&B music. This first episode examines the history and foundation of Black music beginning with the spirituals that were sung during the time of American slavery, and looks at how that music evolved into gospel music during the early 20th century with the help of innovators such as Thomas Dorsey, who is considered the "father of gospel music".
Aired 9 months ago 32:45
"Awake...to Dream" Episode 76
All of us have a dream, but how many of us are really dreaming OUT LOUD and dreaming while we are yet AWAKE?! Do we even know HOW to dream awake? In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, I decided to look deeper into how HE managed to dream OUT LOUD while being AWAKE. And I am now even more encouraged to keep marching on towards my dream! Facebook-Â http://business.facebook.com/talesfromabutterfly Instagram-https://www.instagram.com/tsfaison Twitter-https://twitter.com/tsfaison Website-http://tariashondell.com