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  • Gospel singer extraordinaire Shirley Caesar talks about "greens, beans, potatoes and tomatoes"

    The multiple Grammy Award winner was shocked when excerpts of her "Hold My Mule" recording during a sermon were re-mixed and became an online sensation.

The multiple Grammy Award winner was shocked when excerpts of her "Hold My Mule" recording during a sermon were re-mixed and became an online sensation. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
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Shirley Caesar’s got ‘beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes’ – and a spot on NBC prime time

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