by Bob Darden
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August 15, 2005 Rock historian Ed Ward reviews a new history of gospel music, People Get Ready! by Robert Darden.
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January 17, 2005 Robert Darden, former gospel music editor for Billboard magazine — and now an assistant professor of English at Baylor University — chronicles the genre in his book People Get Ready! A New History of Black Gospel Music.
December 17, 2004 The roots of gospel music are not well-documented. Early recordings were lost. Stories behind the songs weren't written down. A new book recounts the history of the beloved American art form. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Robert Darden, author of People Get Ready!.
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