George Washington Phillips

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    The Light EternalGeorge Washington Phillips
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    Take Your Burden To The Lord And Leave It ThereGeorge Washington Phillips
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    Jesus Is My FriendGeorge Washington Phillips

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        East Texan Washington Phillips was one of the founding fathers of American gospel music. Although he recorded only eighteen tunes (sixteen of which have survived) in five sessions in Dallas between 1927 and 1929, Phillips helped to lay the foundation that resulted in such spiritually-oriented performers as Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the Dixie Hummingbirds and the Five Blind Boys of Alabama. A travelling preacher, Phillips accompanied his soulful vocals on what was believed to be a... Read more

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