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Clara Ward

Broadly acclaimed among the best soloists in gospel history, Clara Ward was also the main topic of very much criticism from purists — with her backing group, the Ward Singers, she pushed gospel from the church and in to the nightclubs, infusing the music with a go of glitz and …

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Gogi Grant

Pop singer Gogi Offer was born in Sept 20, 1924, in Philadelphia, Pa, and scored among 1956’s biggest strikes with the melody “The Wayward Blowing wind.” Exactly the same calendar year, Offer was voted MOST WIDELY USED Feminine Vocalist by Billboard newspaper. But despite all of the accolades, Offer was …

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