gospel

The old story of "Nicodemus" gets the close harmony treatment by the Elete Jubilee Singers.


Lorraine Ellison created both rock n' roll and gospel classic songs. 


The obscure 45 "Get Away Jordan" by the Griffin Singers- It isn't famous, but it's still classic old-school gospel music performed with love and enthusiasm. 


As you might imagine, Washington D.C. is and has been home to some great gospel talent. One group you might not know is the Southern Gospel Singers of Washington D.C. 


Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: The Blind Boys of Alabama

Feb 19, 2017

The Blind Boys of Alabama have been around since 1939, when a group of 9 year olds started singing spirituals at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind. The group was originally called the Happy Land Jubilee Singers. And today, they're a Grammy-award winning group. 


Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: Bessie Griffin

Feb 12, 2017

In this week's episode of Shout! host Bob Darden looks at the career of Bessie Griffin, a marvelous singer who could never bring herself to sing the blues, which - in some gospel circles - was called the "devil's music."