gospel singing

folk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul)
Syn: ↑gospel
Hypernyms: ↑folk music, ↑ethnic music, ↑folk
Hyponyms: ↑doo-wop, ↑soul

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