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How I Got Over

How I Got Over

by Mahalia Jackson

Images

Jackson live

She's giving it her all in this picture, and many others. Those who saw her said nothing could beat seeing her live. Today, nothing beats the YouTube footage.

Jackson candid camera?

Four pictures show the warmth and humor of Mahalia Jackson's personality.

Mahalia Jackson at Martin Luther King's funeral

Apparently the performance was one of the most moving of her life.

Classic Jackson portrait

It doesn't capture all the energy that her singing face does, but shows a softer side of the singer.

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