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How I Got Over

How I Got Over


by Mahalia Jackson


Influences on Mahalia Jackson

Bessie Smith
Ma Rainey
Thomas Dorsey

Influenced by Mahalia Jackson

Shirley Johnson
Aretha Franklin
Nina Simone
James Cleveland
Linda Hopkins
Gloria Lynn
Jennifer Holiday
Pretty much every gospel singer thereafter

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