Sponsored by the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex – Fifty-four years ago, 30-ish year-old Frances Torain…
“Lord I Thank You”
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Tykelia Waddell, from Cicero, IL, has a pretty good idea about what young people are listening to these days. When she adds her youthful urban contemporary sound to tight background harmonies and a rhythm and synth-based instrumental, the result is the upbeat urban praise song “Lord I Thank You.”
After hearing “Lord I Thank You,” I was tempted to grab my rollerblades, find a youth skate night, and slip this single to the deejay.
Libra Nicole Boyd, PhD is a musician, award-winning author, gospel music aficionado, and the founder and editor of Gospel Music Fever™. Her commitment to journalistic integrity includes bringing you reliable gospel music content that uplifts and advances the art form. Libra is presently working on several scholarly projects about gospel music in the media as well as gospel music in social movements.