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Our Father
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Didn't It Rain
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Behold the Bridgeroom Cometh, Behold the Bridegroom Cometh
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Children, Go Where I Send Thee
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Lead me on and on, Lead Me On and On

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Golden Gate Quartet

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Pioneer Virginia gospel/pop quartet of the '30s and '40s. Calling their innovative approach to sacred hymns "jubilee" singing, the Golden Gate Quartet, propelled by Willie Johnson and William Langford, enjoyed massive acceptance far outside the church. Their smooth Mills Brothers-influenced harmonies made the Gates naturals for pop crossover success, and they began recording for Victor in 1937. National radio broadcasts and an appearance on John Hammond's 1938 "Spirituals to Swi... Read more

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