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Tag Archives: Preacher

Document Records

A.C Forehand and Blind Mamie Forehand : musicians

While it may not have been that common for women to sing the blues professionally in the ’20s, Forehand was one of many who did sing gospel and also one of the few who did manage to leave... more.

February 21, 2013

Herwin Recordings

Reverend D.C. Rice : musicians

Reverend D. C. Rice (born Barbour County, Alabama, c.1888; died Montgomery, Alabama, March 1973) was a preacher and singer. He was raised as a Baptist by his father, and moved to Chicago during World War I. There he joined... more.

February 21, 2013

Document Records

Pastor J.M. Gates : musicians

From 1914 to his death, Gates was the pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Rock Dale Park, Atlanta, Georgia. He had a very prolific recording career, recording over 200 sides between 1926 and 1941, including frequent rerecordings. Experts... more.

February 21, 2013

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Reverend Gary Davis : musicians

Davis was partially blind at birth, and lost what little sight he had before he was an adult. He was self-taught on the guitar, beginning at age six, and by the time he was in his 20s he had... more.

February 20, 2013