Posts tagged "gospel"
On this date sixty-five years ago, the Reverend Al Green is born in Forrest City, Arkansas. Here he sings his biggest hit live, with the record backing him up:
On this date twenty-three years ago, Dave Prater of Sam and Dave is killed in a car crash in Syracuse, Georgia. He is fifty. Here the great duo performs a classic on the ’66 Stax-Volt European tour:
On this date sixty-nine years ago, Aretha Franklin is born in Memphis. Five years later, Elton John is born in Pinner, Middlesex Here Aretha performs an early-70′s favorite on Soul Train:
On this date seventy-nine years ago, Johnny Cash is born in Kingsland, Arkansas. He passed away eight years ago this September. Here the Man in Black performs San Quentin in San Quentin:
Song Of The Day – “Rock My Soul” by The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet The quartet was born in a Virginia barber shop in 1930. They were originally comprised of two friends from the Booker Washington High School glee club, the barber and a one-legged bass singer. On this particular 1938 recording the quartet includes... Read more »