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Brother Joe May

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Brother Joe May has often been called the male version of Mahalia Jackson for his roof-raising delivery and bluesy phrasing. Gospel's premier male soloist, May has been touring the Deep South since the 1950s and is a household name in Gospel circles. He possesses a rich voice with an astounding range as well as microphone-distorting, superhuman power. With roots in mentor Willie Mae Ford Smith's old-time style, you can expect to hear Gospel similar to hers: the style and phrasing share much with early blues, and the backing is provided by a rousing, piano-led choir.
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