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    Just saw "Selma" I thought it was soooo #Deep how Dr.King would call Mahalia when he was troubled, just to here her sing. Even in the wee hours of the morning.

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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 during her career, including a dozen golds.

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Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Although known for her soul recordings, Franklin is also adept at jazz, blues, R, gospel music, and rock.