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American Black Journal

The Sacred and the Secular

Clip: Season 50 Episode 26 | 10m 11s

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It was around the 1930s when gospel music first formed, but how did spiritual music transform from hymns to the contemporary music genre we know today? A look at the history of gospel music and its intersection with the blues. Baptist pastor and blues musician Rev. Robert Jones, Sr. talks to Stephen about the connection between the blues and gospel music. Episode 5026/Segment 2

Aired: 06/28/22 | Rating: NR

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