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Say amen, somebody [videorecording] / produced and directed by George T. Nierenberg ; producer, Karen Nierenberg.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1578296137
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Xenon Pictures, Inc., 2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Ed Lachman, Don Lenzer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Willie Mae Ford Smith, Thomas A. Dorsey, Delois Barrett Campbell, Barrett Sisters, O'Neal Twins.
Summary, etc.:
A documentary that follows gospel singer Willie Mae Ford Smith from her home to jumping church services to emotionally galvanic singing convention. Also features Thomas A. Dorsey, her mentor and the man credited with inventing gospel music, Delois Campbell Barrett and other gospel singers.
System Details Note:
Subject: Gospel music
African American singers
Gospel musicians > United States.
Church music > United States > 20th century.
African American churches > Music.
African Americans > Music > 20th century.
African Americans > Religion > Music.
Spirituals (Songs)

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