Gospel music refers both to the religious music that first came out of African-American churches in the 1930's or, more loosely, to both black gospel music and to the religious music composed and sung by white southern Christian artists. While the separation between the two styles was never absolute — both drew from the Methodist hymnal and artists in one tradition sometimes sang songs belonging to the other — the sharp division between black and white America, particularly black and white churches, kept the two apart. While those divisions have lessened slightly in the past fifty years, the two traditions are still distinct.
In both traditions, some performers, such as Mahalia Ja ...
Joyful, uplifting & lively version of the traditional gospel track' Go Tell It To The Mountain'. Opens with organ, drum kit, tambourine and choir atmos & builds adding the full choir 'Ohhs' and ends with applause & atmos. Great for creative ads & gospel stations. 30sec with 'yeah' & 30sec amb, Instrumental, Spiritual Music, Instrumental Gospel
This is an upbeat acapella old-time gospel song, sang in quartet style. The barbershop quartet would be the perfect image for this song. It is a spiritual meant to get the crowd happy, with joyous lyrics, and a hand-clapping, foot-stomping beat. A Capella, Spiritual Music, Traditional Gospel
This is a quartet style song with religious lyrics. It is a song of old style, and is meant to get the congregation happy. The subject is reflecting on the hard times, and making it through them. Male Vocals, Spiritual Music, Traditional Gospel
Gospel vocal track that reminds listeners of what Jesus went through just to prove His love for us; Use in appropriate Biblical scenes, religious media, church settings, Easter pageants; An encouraging song for religious in-store playing, religious documentaries & films; Radio ready. Male Vocals, Spiritual Music, Traditional Gospel
Soul-drenched piano backed by gospel choir harmonies and Hammond organ. Laid back, spiritual, uplifting and inspirational. Great for deep, moving and meaningful settings. For film, TV, documentary and corporate. Alternative mixes available. Instrumental, Spiritual Music, Traditional Gospel
Emotional Gospel Track with Gospel Choir and Female Scat, Organ, Bass, Drums, Piano. Think Edwin Hawkins singers or Voices Of East Harlem. Uplifting Sunday morning services, black churches throughout the South, Tent Revival, saving souls, coming to Jesus. Slow, emotional & heartwarming religious, Instrumental, Spiritual Music, Traditional Gospel
A very tasteful and delicate version of the traditional Irish classic, Amazing Grace. There are numerous verses throughout, each with a slightly different arrangement, giving this track a nice, subtle variation throughout. Acoustic guitar, Irish flute / penny whistle, piano. In the fourth verse, a g, Instrumental, Spiritual Music, Instrumental Gospel
A traditional gospel quartet song in subject matter with images of a barbershop quartet. The song is an uplifting gospel song with an upbeat flow. Four vocals handle the melody, backgrounds, and vibe of the full song. Perfect for any documentary or story telling. A Capella, Spiritual Music, Traditional Gospel
Appalachian Style female vocals with guitar similar to the pure sounds of Roche Sisters and Jean Ritchie. A unique and refreshing take on this religious classic. Ideal for soundtracks (Cohen brothers), commercials, web, and other media. Female Vocals, Spiritual Music, Traditional Gospel
An American Folk Song performed as a duet with trumpet and piano in a contemporary arrangement. A fresh take on a classic spiritual. A perfect soundtrack to all of the paths through life, from weddings to funerals. Great for religious services, videos, or web sites. Flute or vocal arrangements also. Instrumental, Spiritual Music, Christian Hymns
A fantastic, moving, rich Gospel song, sung as a duet by LA studiopros singers. The song is about faith, belief and praise in the true sense. This is a perfect song for a Christian solo artist, band or choir. Mixed Vocals, Spiritual Music, Traditional Gospel
One of the most moving and best-loved spirituals in the genre. A capella female vocal, slow to mid tempo. Sounds similar to Joan Baez, Alison Kraus. Excellent for Film & TV underscore for scenes related to waiting, death, going home, nature, religion, A Capella, Spiritual Music, Traditional Gospel
Touching and emotional primarily piano backed track with wide ranging and expressive beautiful female vocal. Theme is both hope and freedom. For stories / scenes with a hopeful theme, carrying on after tragedies, patriotic projects, such as montages of soldiers lost in battle. Female Vocals, Spiritual Music, Southern Gospel
When all else has failed, just hold on and your breakthrough WILL come. This tune is a soft spoken melody that comforts the mind to keep the faith whatever your situation is. Mixed Vocals, Spiritual Music, Traditional Gospel