Pittsburgh's music programming continues to expand into new musical
Soundtrack: Soul and Inspiration unites doo-wop and
gospel music creating magnificent sounds on one stage -- for one
powerful, stimulating show.
"Doo-Wop has roots
in gospel and church," says T.J. Lubinsky, executive producer
of the program and WQED's executive producer of fundraising programming
and syndication. "Vocal harmony is one uniting, glorious
Soundtrack: Soul and Inspiration, filmed in conjunction
with "R&B 40" last November at Heinz Hall, is the
latest special that stems from WQED Pittsburgh's American Soundtrack
Concert Series. While focusing on vocal-group harmonies (like
the "R&B 40" and the "Doo-Wop" programs
Soundtrack: Soul and Inspiration presents songs about
America, hope, faith and inspiration.
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Hummingbirds, the Jordanaires and The Impressions are a few of
the many legendary groups that ignite the stage with gospel favorites
including "Swing Low", "You'll Never Walk Alone"
and "Amen." Little Anthony and The Imperials perform
"Wind Beneath My Wings" and the Jordanaires sing "God
groups include Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge, the Fairfield
Four, the Reflections plus a special rendition of "The Lord's
Prayer" by Sam Moore.
of all ages will enjoy the uplifting sounds by these renowned
vocal groups from the '50s and '60s, celebrating faith, hope and
inspiration in song.