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Clara Ward

Queen of Soul Commands in Philly

Lew Whittington | Posted 03.02.2015 | Arts
Lew Whittington

Aretha was intimate with the audience throughout the night and fondly remembered her start in Philly at the famed jazz club Pep's on South Broad St. and expressed appreciation for Philly's gospel legend Clara Ward and radio personalities Mary Mason and Georgie Woods.

Balancing The Sacred And Secular Along The Gospel Music Road

Wallace Best, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Wallace Best, Ph.D.

Gospel singers of the past were not saints and their lives did not always conform, privately or publicly, to conventional standards of Christian piety. The same can be said for today's singers.