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Doctor Bobby Jones is the name synonymous with gospel music one of America's most indigenous art forms.
It has -- -- through the years as an expression of faith that you can accomplish any thing.
Doctor Bobby Jones is credited with taking this art form to the mainstream.
By the longest running show in cable television.
He says gosh who has helped him and others live their life beyond to drink.
Doctor Bobby Jones is known as mr.
-- 31 years he presented a weekly television show that promotes this unique musical genre.
It is the longest running show in cable television history.
A mainstay on BP.
But it played a larger role in exposing the greatness of African American culture and its contribution to the world.
I've tried to -- -- right through the experiences that I ahead.
In the education to use that.
Side of -- To bring about respect -- career is taken him far beyond his humble beginnings as a child growing up in the small rural area every county Tennessee.
Parents report farmers had encountered problems they could have prevented body from succeeding.
-- that time that I believe did we would segregated society and he couldn't read -- -- -- my mother was -- more you know well off but since he was obviously great student and I ended up teaching them and -- I ended up getting their lives.
Helping them through.
Bobby always dreamed of doing something great in music.
Make that dream a reality he knew we needed a solid education -- He excelled academically graduating from high school with -- fifteen and Tennessee state university at nineteen.
Think I was in elementary education put to the degrees.
And the third one was in that building curriculums for the schools the document.
Yet from Vanderbilt.
And so the other.
Doctor -- was from the things theological seminary.
And then I got another third doctorate from Tennessee State University amenities I think we should places -- great deal of value on education it just doesn't come in -- classroom however there are other aspects to become educated as well.
And one of the most essential -- for me that went along with his case was travel on to different places in that a different cultures learning different people and different things and ways of life.
Helped to educate -- agreed deal.
In his Nashville home he gave me a tour of the award cities received for many charitable programs as well as from leaders around the world.
All of these awards.
A host of others and you're given to bring your alma mater rat.
Tennessee State University six million dollars it was appraised for part of that connection and the other -- is -- Indiana University.
And Bloomington and it's and there was -- Callaway and Karen -- he.
Based on his experiences and life Bobby continues to find ways to inspire people through television and even -- He desires to help people live their life beyond the -- Developing this.
We shall we can best doctor Bobby Jones among his many awards by the way receiver presidential commendation from then president George W.
Bush for his contributions to America through music and education.
And through show Bobby has helped launch the careers of popular music -- Like artists like Kirk Franklin and merry -- wonderful what accomplishments.
For his -- to.
Thanks Kelly there's --
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