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The Five Blind Boys Of Mississippi - 100% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This vocal gospel group, consisting of Archie Brownlee (d. 1960), Joseph Ford, Lawrence Abrams (d. 1982) and Lloyd Woodard, was formed in 1936 by blind students of the Piney Woods School, Jackson, Mississippi. They began singing together in their school grounds and called themselves the Cotton Blossom Singers. By the mid-40s the group had moved to New Orleans and had added Melv Read more

The Dixie Hummingbirds - 91% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This gospel group, originally fronted by baritone James Davis, was formed in 1928 in Greenville, South Carolina, USA. In the 30s and 40s they sang hymns, spirituals and jubilees with little accompaniment except for their precise and warm harmonies. Baritone Ira Tucker (17 May 1925, Spartanburg, North Carolina, USA, d. 26 June 2008) joined the line-up in 1938, and was later e Read more

Marion Williams - 80% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal
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The Pilgrim Travelers - 78% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 2000s
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Primarily known today as one of soul singer Lou Rawls’ first groups, the close-harmony group the Pilgrim Travelers was formed in 1936 in Houston, Texas, USA, as an offshoot of the Pleasantgrove Baptist Church. The founder members were Joe Johnson and Willie Davis, with later recruits including Kylo Turner, Keith Barber and Raphael Taylor. They won a talent contest in 1944, Read more

The Sensational Nightingales - 55% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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Dorothy Love Coates - 53% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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The Harmonizing Four - 50% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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Brother Joe May - 45% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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Sister Wynona Carr - 35% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock
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Rev. James Cleveland - 33% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Spoken Word
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Alex Bradford - 30% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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The Canton Spirituals - 30% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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The Charioteers - 29% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1990s 2000s
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The members of this classic vocal group, formed at Wilberforce College, Ohio, USA, were tenor lead Wilfred ‘Billy’ Williams (28 December 1910, Waco, Texas, USA, d. 17 October 1972), second tenor Edward Jackson, baritone Ira Williams, and vocal arranger and bass Howard Daniels. The Charioteers, in common with many black vocal ensembles of the 40s, were a pop music a Read more

Dorothy Norwood - 27% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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Thomas A. Dorsey - 27% match to The Swan Silvertones

Genres: Blues Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1990s
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1 July 1899, Villa Rica, Georgia, USA, d. 23 January 1993, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Often known as the founder of gospel music. Born into a religious family, Dorsey nevertheless shunned sacred music for many years, although it is in that idiom that he was to make the biggest impact. He learned to play piano in his youth, and when he settled in Chicago in 1916 he began to carv Read more


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