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Pilgrim Travelers

Pilgrim Travelers
Formed: 1931 in Houston, TX
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Group Members: James W. Alexander, Keith Barber, George McCurn, Raphael Taylor, Kylo Turner, Jesse Whitaker, Joe Johnson, Willie Davis
Biography: The Specialty label's most prolific gospel act, the Pilgrim Travelers were among the most successful and influential groups of gospel's golden era; famed for their distinctive "walking rhythm" sound, they also earned renown for their riotous live performances and breathless showmanship. The Pilgrim Travelers ...Read full biography
The Soul-Stirring Gospel Sounds of the Pilgrim Travelers
Released: 1966
Label: Capitol
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Recorded during the same period of time as his breakthrough jazz record Stormy Monday, this set of gospel music reunited Lou Rawls with the group that he performed with regularly during 1957-1959, the ...Read full review
Everytime I Feel the Spirit
Label: Chameleon
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This is a tepid collection of traditional gospel sung in The Pilgrims' inimitable style without the bite of earlier work for Specialty, Andex, and Capitol. The album, first issued on Kent in 1971, contains ...Read full review
More Pilgrim Travelers albums: Main Albums (4), Compilations (13)
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