The HistoryMakers video oral history with Bobby Jones.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 44 min., 25 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Jones, Bobby -- Interviews.
Jones, Bobby.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones
Other authors / contributors:Jones, Bobby, interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Nashville, Tennessee 2014 April 24.
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Summary:Gospel singer and television host Bobby Jones was born on September 18, 1938 in Henry County, Tennessee. At nineteen, he graduated from Tennessee State University with his B.S. degree in elementary education. Jones received his M.Ed. degree from Tennessee State University, his Ed.D. degree from Vanderbilt University, and his Th.D. degree from Payne's Theological Seminary. From 1980 until 2016, Black Entertainment Television (BET) aired "Bobby Jones Gospel," the longest continuously running original series on cable television, with Jones serving as host and executive. Jones toured with the musical group New Life. He recorded numerous records, in addition to overseeing The Nashville Super Choir. He won the 1984 Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance By A Duo Or Group for "I'm So Glad I'm Standing Here Today" with Barbara Mandrell. Jones authored Touched By God and Make A Joyful Noise, My Twenty Five Years In Gospel Music.