Fisk University Jubilee Singers

Fisk University Jubilee Singers

Top Songs

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Nobody Knows The Trouble I See
2
Ezekiel Saw De Wheel
3
Po' Mo'ner Got A Home At Last

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Biography

Fisk University in Nashville was in dire straits at the turn of the 1870s. The buildings that the school had used since opening in 1866 were in need of major repair, teachers were severly underpaid and the food supply for students was dwindling. In an attempt to raise necessary funds, a group of student singers, under the direction of treasurer and music instructor George L. White, came together to perform during a benefit concert tour of the Midwest. Although they started the t... Read more

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