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Music
Topic
Music: Gospel/Jazz/Blues
Title

Lordy Lordy, Baby Baby: The Blues and Gospel Music

Speaker

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Description

In gospel music, they say “Lordy Lordy.” In blues music, they say “Baby Baby.” This presentation explores the differences as well as the connections between the blues and gospel music, with reflections on growing up in small-town Oklahoma Methodist churches. Many musical examples from each genre are offered.

Age Group
All Ages

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