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I Sing Because I'm Happy

I Sing Because I'm Happy

Complements Jules Schwerin, The Life I Sing About: Mahalia Jackson, Talking and Singing the Gospel, Oxford University Press, 1992. Schwerin's interviews with Mahalia Jackson in the 1950s include Jackson reminiscing about her early childhood and her involvement with music. Four songs from concert performances are also included.

Track Listing

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He's Got The Whole World In His Hands Mahalia Jackson 2:46
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Recollections of early childhood Mahalia Jackson 13:32
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Joshua Fit The Battle of Jerico Mahalia Jackson 2:30
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Recollections of New Orleans music Mahalia Jackson 9:15
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I Sing Because My Soul Is Happy Mahalia Jackson 4:30
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Recollections of New Orleans violence and role of church Mahalia Jackson 10:55
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I Sing Because My Soul Is Happy Mahalia Jackson 4:27
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Recollections of influences on her music Mahalia Jackson 10:10
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The Lord's Prayer Mahalia Jackson 3:50

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