Move On Up A Little Higher ©Mahalia Jackson 1947

Mahalia Jackson (1947)
Written by W. Herbert Brewster

"Move On Up A Little Higher" a gospel song written by W. Herbert Brewster,
first recorded on September 12, 1947, by gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, sold an astonishing eight million copies.

Mahalia Jackson (October 26 1911 - January 27 1972) was an African-American gospel singer, widely regarded as the best in the history of the genre, and is the first "Queen of Gospel Music". With her powerful, distinct voice, Mahalia Jackson became one of the most influential gospel singers in the world. Her version of "Move On Up A Little Higher" recorded in 1947, made Mahalia Jackson a household name.


Move On Up A Little Higher
©Mahalia Jackson (1947)

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