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  1. Rhythm N' Blooms Preview: Paul Thorn brings a 'Devil' of a time to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | Daily Times

    ... and the people that influenced me were probably people that nobody's ever heard of, groups like the Mighty Clouds of Joy or the Rev. James Cleveland." It's little wonder, then, that those childhood sounds have carried through Thorn's art to the ...

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  2. Mighty Clouds of Joy to perform in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Catoosa County News

    Still steeped in traditional gospel roots with a more contemporary sound, the latest album from The Mighty Clouds of Joy was released in 2016.

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  3. Obituary - Dennis Edwards, former lead singer of The TemptationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... a preacher and sang in the choir of his father's church. He then joined the gospel singing group the Mighty Clouds of Joy before forming his first band Dennis Edwards and the Fireballs. He was then spotted by Motown Records after completing a stint ...

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  4. Remembering Temptations Great Dennis EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | News Max

    ... he pursued a religious vocal career path and as a teenager subsequently joined the gospel group, The Mighty Clouds of Joy. In the late 1960s, around the time when Dennis was headed toward a solo career, the Temptations parted ways with their lead ...

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  5. Dennis Edwards of The Temptations dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | Music-News.com

    ... to Chicago where he eventually became his church's choir director. He also joined the gospel group The Mighty Clouds of Joy and studied at the Detroit Conservatory of Music. In 1961, he formed the group Dennis Edwards and the Fireballs, defying his ...

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  6. The Agony and Ecstasy of Dennis Edwards, Temptations Lead Singer and Soul LegendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... when he was ten years old. He sang in his father's church and eventually joined the gospel act The Mighty Clouds of Joy but was turned on by the growing soul sounds coming out of Detroit. And he was inspired by a legend who had crossed over. "Sam ...

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  7. Flashback: Paul Simon Reunites With Garfunkel for 1993 Farewell ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | RollingStone

    On July 15th, Paul Simon will play a massive gig in London's Hyde Park billed as Homeward Bound: The Farewell Performance . It's unclear at the moment if he intends for this to be the final gig he ever plays, the last time he plays in London or simply the beginning of a farewell tour.

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  8. Documentary about 2003 Bob Dylan gospel tribute album being reissued on DVD next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    A documentary about the making of the 2003 tribute album Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan will be rereleased on DVD and as a digital video on February 9 in honor of the record's 15th anniversary. The Grammy-nominated album included new versions of songs that originally appeared on Dylan's three gospel-influenced albums of the late 1970s and early '80s recorded by some well-known gospel artists.

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  9. Documentary about 2003 Bob Dylan gospel tribute album being reissued on DVD next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    A documentary about the making of the 2003 tribute album Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan will be rereleased on DVD and as a digital video on February 9 in honor of the record's 15th anniversary. The Grammy-nominated album included new versions of songs that originally appeared on Dylan's three gospel-influenced albums of the late 1970s and early '80s recorded by some well-known gospel artists.

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  10. How - Oh Happy Day' Gave Gospel a New BeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Christianity Today

    ... War II. Our friends and neighbors were African Americans, playing Mahalia Jackson (of course), the Mighty Clouds of Joy, the Dixie Hummingbirds, the Pilgrim Travelers, and the rest. Their music became the soundtrack of my life. But the Sensational ...

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  11. 4 sisters bring gospel love to songRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Daily Advance

    ... extended family members. Their music has a Civil-Rights-era feel akin to better-known groups like the Mighty Clouds of Joy (for whom the Vines have opened) and the Staple Singers. "We all came up singing in church," said Alice Vines, who also serves ...

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  12. 4 sisters bring gospel love to songRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... extended family members. Their music has a Civil-Rights-era feel akin to better-known groups like the Mighty Clouds of Joy (for whom the Vines have opened) and the Staple Singers. "We all came up singing in church," said Alice Vines, who also serves ...

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  13. Jubilee Showcase Heads To Vimeo On DemandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | WTLC-AM Indianapolis

    ... of the show's anchors The Norfleet Brothers, the Barrett Sisters, The Staple Singers, The Caravans, The Mighty Clouds of Joy, Rev. Jessy Dixon, Andrae Crouch and the Disciples, the Edwin Hawkins Singers, The Thompson Community Singers, Reverend Clay ...

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  14. These Radiant Gospel Songs Will Lift Your SpiritsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Mother Jones

    ... Mavis Staples, who's still going strong today. This isn't a definitive gospel collection, since the Mighty Clouds of Joy and solo faves like Sister Rosetta Tharpe are absent, but it's a guaranteed good time. Mother Jones is a nonprofit, and stories ...

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  15. Thomas' hits keep on fallin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Village Life

    A five-time Grammy winner who has sold more than 70 million records and is ranked in Billboard's Top 50 most played artists over the past 50 years, B.J. Thomas comes to Harris Center for the Arts with a classic songbook known to nearly everyone. He continues to do 60 to 80 shows annually throughout the U.S. and internationally.

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  16. Grammy Winner B.J. Thomas Coming to Harris Center This SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A five-time Grammy winner who has sold more than 70 million records and is ranked in Billboard's Top 50 most played artists over the past 50 years, the charismatic performer comes to Stage One at Harris Center with a classic songbook known to nearly everyone. He continues to do 60-80 shows annually throughout the U.S. and internationally.

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