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Mahalia Jackson

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    45 Years On, Jazz Fest Remains an Irresistible Draw

    The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wrapped up its 45th anniversary celebration this weekend with an announcement that Shell Oil will remain the festival's presenting sponsor for at least five more years, when it will turn 50. The seven-day event was blessed with near-perfect weather and play ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    Don't Call Living Colour a "Cult" Band, Please

    Living Colour vocalist Corey Glover knows it. He knows that, despite putting out five studio albums of criminally underrated rock, mention their name and the first (and maybe only) thing that comes to mind for many is, "Oh, that's the band that does 'Cult of Personality." And even on their current ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    The Secret History of "You Are So Beautiful"

    Six years ago today, on June 6, 2006, the world lost Houston-born musician Billy Preston. The session man, kind soul and all-around secret weapon was in the mix for some of the best and brightest moments of rock's heyday. The man backed up Little Richard and Sam Cooke, and as a child prodigy he play ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Friday Night: Sideshow Tramps CD Release At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Jason WolterHayes Carll (left) and Craig Kinsey go down the road.​Sideshow Tramps Fitzgerald's September 9, 2011 If Aftermath doesn't have to be at the office first thing in the morning, sometimes we let our personal hygiene slide a little. Some days stretch well into the afternoon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Listology: Nick Gaitan of the Octanes and The Umbrella Man's Favorite Female Vocalists

    This is a big week for all-everything Houston bassist Nick Gaitan. Not only have his Monday-night Continental Club gigs with atomic-powered rockabilly trio the Octanes been steadily been picking up steam, his other band The Umbrella Man - which just happens to play Tuesday nights at the very same p ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 1, 2009

    Thrilling Tharp

    The Houston Ballet's strong, talented dancers rock in this rep program.

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    The 12 Greatest Christmas Songs of All Time, Part 1

    Mahalia Jackson The 12 days of Christmas begin Thursday and run until Epiphany, January 5. Here is a song for half those days. See what's in the other half tomorrow morning. 12. "Silent Night," Mahalia Jackson. The supreme Christmas melody requires the supreme voice, and if anybody's ever sung it ... More >>

  • Music

    March 22, 2007
  • Music

    March 8, 2007

    Keith Reynolds

    A Howling Howitzer

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    Don't Fear the Reaper

    The annual return of the Greil Marcus Rock Death Meter

  • Music

    July 4, 2002

    Yolanda Adams

    Saturday, July 6

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    A Newer, Hipper Gospel

    Yolanda Adams gives us gospel with R&B grooves

  • Music

    September 2, 1999

    Local Music News

    Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fashion

  • Music

    April 15, 1999

    Young Blood

    At 20, Shemekia Copeland is more than old enough to sing the blues

  • Music

    July 20, 1995

    Glory Be

    Yolanda Adams sings gospel to soothe the soul, and convert the heathen

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