Mahalia Jackson: Give God The Glory
"The joy and exaltation that Miss Jackson brought to the traditional art of gospel singing was a vital factor in communicating an appreciation of gospel to a vast, previously untapped body of listeners." -New York Times
Shortly before her death, Mahalia Jackson embarked on a triumphant European tour. In Stockholm, London, Berlin and other cities, Mahalia inspired audiences with the power and magic of her music. Everywhere she went she left behind friends as well as fans. This film is not only a record of that historic tour, but also a captivating portrait of a gifted artist and warm, sincere woman.
Includes performance footage of many of Mahalia's greatest songs including "Come on Children," "Didn't it Rain," "We Shall Overcome," "He's Got the Whole World In His Hands," "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho," "Just a Closer Walk With Me," and many others.