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Mahalia Jackson (October 26, 1911 – January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer. Possessing a powerful contralto voice, she was referred to as "The Queen of Gospel". Jackson became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world and was heralded internationally as a singer and civil rights activist. She was described by entertainer Harry Belafonte as "the single most powerful black woman in the United States". She recorded about 30 albums (mostly for Columbia Records) during her career… read more

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  • What a voice...
  • Selma!
  • magnificent voice!
  • Can I just worship Mahalia Jackson instead of Jesus? [4] ;)
  • Can I just worship Mahalia Jackson instead of Jesus? [3]
  • I'm not religious, but she has such an amazing voice. I can't help but listen.[2]
  • Greated Voice ther EVER was! ♫ ♪ 💗 Լ☮Ɣ€ 💗 ♪ ♫
  • Mahalia's voice is amazing, but The Blind Boys of Alabama are a close second. Just heard their new album, which is a collab between them and Bon Iver's Justin Vernon. #musicalgenius http://pitchfork.com/news/51563-listen-blind-boys-of-alabama-and-bon-ivers-justin-vernon-cover-bob-dylans-every-grain-of-sand/
  • She's in the upper room...
  • wonderful

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