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Thomas Dorsey, the Father of Gospel Music

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Thomas Dorsey, the Father of Gospel Music

Thomas Dorsey, the Father of Gospel Music

Thomas Dorsey, the Father of Gospel Music

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Thomas Dorsey combined sacred and secular styles to create a revolution in music. His story is the latest in "Honky Tonks, Hymns and the Blues," a special 11-part weekly series on the creation of American musical traditions.

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