Sponsored by the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex – Fifty-four years ago, 30-ish year-old Frances Torain…
From the CD, Still Determined (2012)
Tupelo, Mississippi’s quartet-styled group Determined makes good use of their gospel platform to address societal ills with “I Wish” from their 12-track CD Still Determined.
It’s not uncommon for the music of gospel singers to bespeak the times and hope for a better world. The young group makes such a passionate plea throughout their easy-going musical presentation.
“I Wish” calls for social justice and unity in a society in which discord and hatred are rampant and far too many are still marginalized by pervasive systems of oppression.
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