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Marion Williams

With an incredible grace, a robust yet lyrical voice, and unmatched improvisation skills, Marion Williams punctuated her sanctified shouting with gut-wrenching growls, low moans, joyful whoops, and soaring, angelic falsettos that made her probably one of the most influential singers in gospel music. In her heyday she was hailed by …

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Joe Castro

At onetime a topflight soloist and accompanist in textbook bop style, Joe Castro eventually departed jazz globe to get more profitable place of display biz and NEVADA. He started playing appropriately at 15 in his Pittsburg, California hometown. Castro shaped his personal trio upon completing his military assistance in 1947, …

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