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Mahalia Jackson (I) (1911–1972)

Mahalia Jackson was born on October 26, 1911 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. She was married to Sigmond Galloway and Isaac Hockenhull. She died on January 27, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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 2013 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Homegoings (2013) ... (performer: "Trouble Of The World")
 2011 Dreams of a Life (Documentary) (performer: "Trouble of the World")
 2011 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Soundtrack for a Revolution (2011) ... (performer: "Take My Hand, Precious Lord")
 2009/II Precious (arranger: "Just a Closer Walk with Thee") / (performer: "Just a Closer Walk with Thee")
 2007 An American Crime (performer: "Tell the World About This", "Walk in Jerusalem") / (writer: "Tell the World About This", "Walk in Jerusalem")
 2006 The Pursuit of Happyness (writer: "Lord, Don't Move That Mountain" (1960))
 2006 Glory Road (performer: "If We Never Needed the Lord Before We Sure Do Need Him Now", "I'm on My Way to Canaan") / (writer: "I'm on My Way to Canaan")
 2003 Mwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore Show (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Down by the Riverside")
 2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (arranger: "Walk in Jerusalem") / (performer: "Walk in Jerusalem")
 1999 In the Christmas Spirit (Video documentary) (performer: "Silent Night")
 1999/I Life (writer: "In the Upper Room" - as M. Jackson)
 1997 U Turn (performer: "In The Upper Room With Jesus")
 1991 Jungle Fever (arranger: "He Calmed the Ocean") / (performer: "Bless This House", "The Upper Room", "Let the Church Roll on", "He Calmed the Ocean") / (writer: "The Upper Room")
 1988 Mississippi Burning (performer: "Take My Hand Precious Lord")
 1986 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (performer: "In the Upper Room") / (writer: "In the Upper Room")
 1971 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.21 (1971) ... (performer: "Amazing Grace", "Old-Time Religon", "When the Saints Go Marching In")
 1969 Go, Go, Second Time Virgin (performer: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child")
 1966 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 (1966) ... (performer: "The House I Live In" - uncredited)
 1963 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (1963) ... (performer: "Deep River", "Just a Closer Walk with Thee")
 1962 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Portals of Music (1962) ... (performer: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child", "Joshua Fit de Battle ob Jericho", "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" - uncredited)
 1960 Elmer Gantry (arranger: "I'm On My Way to Canaan Land" - uncredited)
 1960 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.29 (1960) ... (performer: "The Old Rugged Cross", "I Found the Answer")
 1959 Imitation of Life (performer: "Trouble of the World")
 1958 St. Louis Blues (performer: "He That Sows In Tears", "Hush the Wind", "Steal Away To Jesus" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "The World's Greatest Gospel Singer" (Columbia) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Portrayals | See more »

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Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2008. See more »

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