Make a Joyful Noise
My 25 Years in Gospel Music
Dr. Bobby Jones with Lesley Sussman
St. Martin's Press
Dr. Bobby Jones, a leading figure in the gospel music industry, offers a revealing look at his career and friendships with other celebrities.
Jones is the host and executive producer of the world's number one gospel television program with a viewership exceeding five million. He shares with readers his own personal journey from an impoverished childhood where his love of education and Christian music played a major role in his becoming a prominent award-winning leader in the gospel music world. Jones counts many of gospel's most beloved celebrities as his friends, including Aretha Franklin, Shirley Caesar, Kirk Franklin, the Winans, and Barbara Mandrell. His book provides intimate and inspirational details of these friendships.
Grandma, and a Three-Room House with No Toilet
I was born about two-thirty A.M. on the eighteenth of September, 1938, in my grandmother's house in Henry, which is in the western part of Tennessee, all the way up near Kentucky. Henry had a...