The Soul Stirrers

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    Touch the Hem of His GarmentThe Soul Stirrers
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    When The Gates Swing OpenThe Soul Stirrers
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    Stand By Me FatherThe Soul Stirrers

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        Indisputably among the premier gospel groups of the modern era, the Soul Stirrers pioneered the contemporary quartet sound. Pushing the music away from the traditional repertoire of jubilees and spirituals towards the visceral, deeply emotional hard gospel style so popular among postwar listeners, the group's innovative arrangements -- they were the first quartet to add a second lead -- and sexually charged presence irrevocably blurred the lines between religious and secular mus... Read more

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