Why singers hold on to their gospel roots

April 1998
Jet;04/27/98, Vol. 93 Issue 22, p58
Speculates on why singers whose musical careers evolve from the foundation of gospel music, remain involved in this type of music. Reference to singer Whitney Houston; Identification of other singers whose musical careers stemmed from gospel music; Comments from Houston.


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