Still Holding On: The Music of Dorothy Love Coates and the Original Gospel Harmonettes | 2000

Documentary, Music
Documentary that tells the story of one of Alabama's most original and influential voices, Dorothy Love Coates, a Birmingham musician who revolutionized gospel music with her passionate delivery and poetic lyrics. Her ...more

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Documentary that tells the story of one of Alabama's most original and influential voices, Dorothy Love Coates, a Birmingham musician who revolutionized gospel music with her passionate delivery and poetic lyrics. Her songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Etta James and Ray Charles, among others. Coates and her music were key elements in three motion pictures: "Ghost," "The Long Walk Home" and "Beloved."

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