Rejoice and Shout


Genres: Documentary

Review: Rejoice and Shout

About Rejoice and Shout

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Noted music documentarian Don McGlynn takes viewers on a journey through 200 years of African American Christian music, using rare performance footage, audio, stills and interviews to document the history and power of gospel music. The influential groups and musicians profiled include the Five Blind Boys of Mississippi, The Staple Singers, Mahalia Jackson and Smokey Robinson, and historians interviewed include Anthony Heilbut and Bill Carpenter.

Cast: Mahalia Jackson, The Staple Singers, Five Blind Boys of Mississippi, Clara Ward, The Soul Stirrers, Blind Boys of Alabama, AndraƩ Crouch, Mavis Staples, Smokey Robinson, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Rev. James Cleveland, Bill Carpenter, Anthony Heilbut

Director: Don McGlynn

Release Year: 2010

Length: 115 minutes

Rating: PG

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