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Title
The Alabama Experience
Title
How Sweet the Sound
Contributing Organization
University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R) (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-2ee4c9f799a
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Description
A series that focuses on bringing to life the inspiring stores and empowering characters that have helped form Alabama's past and are working to shape its future.
The American Gospel Quartet Convention is put on in Birminham, Alabama the cradle of gospel music. This piece focuses on the convention in 2001 at East Baptish Church of God in Christ. The piece looks at the influence of gospel quartet music, reasons why the convention was created / the purposes of the convention, as well as highlights many gospel quartets around the United States. Some of those quartets include: The New Chosen Disciples from Florence, South Carolina, The Majestic Voices from Tupelo, Mississippi, The Brown Boys from Freeport, New York, Eleven Sisters from Rocksville, North Carolina, The Annoite Angels from Columbia, South Carolina, The Juniors from Patterson, New Jersey, and The Blind Boys of Alabama.
Broadcast
2001-05-24
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:29:41.247
Credits
Editor: Holt, Tony
Executive Producer: Rieland, Tom
Executive Producer/Videographer: Cammeron, Dwight
Interviewee: Robinson, Roscoe
Interviewee: Fountain, Clarence
Interviewee: Stewart, George W.
Producer: Shores, Max
Videographer: Woodall, Wade
Videographer: Wade, Todd
Videographer: Thorisson, Addi
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Alabama Center for Public Television
Identifier: cpb-aacip-7a04179972b (Filename)
Format: BetacamSP
Duration: 0:29:41
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Citations
Chicago: “The Alabama Experience; How Sweet the Sound,” 2001-05-24, University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R), American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed November 30, 2020, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-2ee4c9f799a.
MLA: “The Alabama Experience; How Sweet the Sound.” 2001-05-24. University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R), American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. November 30, 2020. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-2ee4c9f799a>.
APA: The Alabama Experience; How Sweet the Sound. Boston, MA: University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio (CPT&R), American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-2ee4c9f799a