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God in the Music Machine


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BBC journalist Sally Magnusson reports from Nashville, Tennessee, on the impact of Christianity on punk, rap, hip-hop and pop music in America, where a relatively new, sex-and-drugs-free "rock 'n' roll" is outselling jazz, classical and soundtrack. Industry giants EMI,
Warner and Provident are scooping up independent Christian labels, but those artists wanting to be judged solely by their music are having to combat the prejudices of consumers who are unwilling to look beyond the clean-cut lyrics. Contributors include publisher
John Styll (president of the Gospel Music Association), Bill Hearn (EMI Christian Music Group executive), hip-hop artist Toby Mac and rock act Jars of Clay. Producer Terry Carte


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: John Styll
Unknown: Bill Hearn
Artist: Toby Mac
Producer: Terry Carte

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