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Mahalia Jackson Official Website

The accessible, if slightly underwhelming, site maintained by the official Jackson estate.

Mahalia Jackson Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Bio

This page provides a thoughtful overview of Jackson's career. She was inducted for "Early Influence," and the page notes that gospel and spiritual music played a key role in inspiring more secular rock and R&B styles.

"Mahalia Jackson: Voice of the Civil Rights Movement" on NPR

This report from February 2010 provides a brief audio biography of Jackson.

Studs Terkel Interview by David Barsamian, 2004

This humorous interview with the Chicago radio legend includes several stories about Mahalia Jackson, a long-time friend and collaborator of Terkel's. She once saved Terkel from losing a job, and another time she got Terkel an interview with MLK, Jr.

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