The Essential Mahalia Jackson [Columbia/Legacy] ()

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Track Listing
  1. How I Got Over
  2. Trouble of the World
  3. He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
  4. Walk in Jerusalem
  5. Were You There?
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  1. How I Got Over
  2. Trouble of the World
  3. He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
  4. Walk in Jerusalem
  5. Were You There?
  6. Walk On By Faith
  7. His Eye Is on the Sparrow
  8. I Found the Answer
  9. Take My Hand, Precious Lord
  10. Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
  11. The Lord's Prayer
  12. Walk Over God's Heaven
  13. My God Is Real
  14. Just a Little While to Stay Here
  15. There Is a Balm in Gilead
  16. When the Saints Go Marching In
  17. Let the Church Roll On
  18. You'll Never Walk Alone
  19. In the Upper Room
  20. Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
  21. Calvary
  22. Didn't It Rain
  23. If I Can Help Somebody
  24. I'm on My Way
  25. I Can Put My Trust in Jesus
  26. It Don't Cost Very Much
  27. Come Sunday
  28. Down by the Riverside
  29. Dig a Little Deeper
  30. Come On Children, Let's Sing
  31. I've Been Buked
  32. I Will Move on Up a Little Higher, Pt. 1
  33. I Will Move on Up a Little Higher, Pt. 2
  34. Great Gettin' up Morning
  35. I'm Goin' to Live the Life I Sing About in My Song
  36. The Treasure of Love
  37. Elijah Rock
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Mahalia Jackson rewrote the rules for singing gospel in the late '40s by bringing blues phrasing and other secular elements into sacred song, and with her powerful alto, she sang with an immediacy and conviction that are still startling when they break out of the speakers some 30 years after her death. This two-disc set collects tracks from Jackson's long stay at Columbia Records, as well as a few tracks from her previous label, Apollo Records, where she recorded from 1947 until signing with Columbia in 1954. What makes ...

The Essential Mahalia Jackson [Columbia/Legacy] 2004, Columbia/Legacy

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