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Gospel Soul of Whitney Houston

Episode #1126 | Added March 2, 2012
She topped the pop charts throughout the 80s and 90s, but Whitney Houston never forgot her gospel roots. As a girl, she sang at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey... where her funeral was also held. Despite her public ups and downs, close friends say Houston's faith was deep. Her "homegoing celebration" brought the world to church. The life and faith of Whitney Houston. Let's put it in Context.

Lorna's Wrap

An impromptu performance by our three musical guests - don't miss their a cappella version of "Jesus Loves Me". 

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Guests

Carvin Winans
Singer-Songwriter 

Jully Black
R&B singer; Juno award winner  

Karen Burke
Choirmaster, Toronto Mass Choir  

Context

A child of God with the voice of an angel. We reflect on Whitney Houston's gospel roots with family friend and Grammy winner Carvin Winans, and two Juno winners... R&B's Jully Black and choirmaster Karen Burke.

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