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Golden Gate Quartet

Golden Gate Quartet
Formed: 1931 in Berkeley, VA
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Genre: Blues
Group Members: Henry Owens, Orlandus Wilson, William Langford, Robert "Peg" Ford, A.C."Eddie" Griffin, Willie Johnson, Charles West
Biography: 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 ...Read full biography
Spirituals to Swing
Released: 2000
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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An inspired effort, recorded between 1955 and 1969. ~ Kip Lornell, Rovi ...Read full review
That Golden Chariot
Released: 1957
Label: Harmony
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More Golden Gate Quartet albums: Main Albums (10), Compilations (75), DVD/Video (1)