During the 1950’s and 1960’s, there was no more famous gospel group than the Clara Ward Singers.  They conquered Hollywood with the same vengeance that they used to become the best selling gospel group of the 1950’s.  In the black church world, they were renowned for their million-sellers, such as “Packing Up, Getting Ready to Go” […]

Wallace Best, a professor of religion at Princeton University compiled a list of the 10 best gospel songs. He says that gospel is the most “American” of American music. It is the roots of R&B and rock and perhaps the most influential genre of music there is. Coming up with a list of the best […]