Songs from Movies

Mahalia Jackson

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 on

Mahalia Jackson has 10 songs that have been featured in movies like An American Crime, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Glory Road and Imitation of Life. What is your favorite song by Mahalia Jackson?


Songs from Mahalia Jackson

Tell the World About This
Walk in Jerusalem
If We Never Needed the Lord Before We Sure Do Need Him Now
Trouble of the World
In the Upper Room
Bless This House
The Upper Room
Let the Church Roll on
Take My Hand Precious Lord
In The Upper Room With Jesus

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