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Joe Ligon of the Mighty Clouds of Joy Passes Away

Joe Ligon of the Mighty Clouds of Joy Passes Away

(UPDATED 4:50 p.m. Central Time / Sunday, December 11, 2016) from The Journal Of Gospel Music Gospel quartet legend Willie Joe Ligon passed away today. JGM will provide the details on Mr. Ligon’s homegoing as they become available. Born September 11, 1942, in Troy, Alabama, Ligon migrated to Los Angeles …

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“Gospel Queen of Richmond” Maggie Ingram Dies

Maggie Ingram & The Ingramettes - Live In Richmond

  Gospel Music Fever reports that Maggie Ingram, the “Gospel Queen of Richmond” and leader of the Ingramettes family gospel group, has died. With the Six Trumpets, Ingram made an auspicious recording debut in 1961 singing the Christmas song, “Jesus Christ the Baby.”  It was a radio hit and propelled Ingram …

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Beloved Washington, D.C. Area Gospel Radio Announcer Gospel Sumner Dies At 69

Marsha Sumner

  Marsha D. Sumner, a native Washingtonian and celebrated local gospel radio announcer for two decades, died on Saturday, January 24th after a brief illness. She was 69.  Sumner, who was born on April 20, 1945, attended DC public schools and graduated from Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School, where she excelled in sports and received …

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Legendary Send-Off for Andrae’ Crouch Memorial Celebrations of Life! (PHOTOS & CAPTIONS)

Andrae Crouch

Legendary Send-Off for Andrae’ Crouch Memorial Celebrations Of Life! For Immediate ReleaseContact: Edna Sims, ESP Public Relations310.770.8117 ~ espublicrelations@gmail.com  Photo Credit: Valerie Goodloe, Cover Up Photos (January 21, 2015—LOS ANGELES, CA) – Gospel legend Andrae’ Crouch’s life was celebrated over two days.  Thousands from all over the world paid their respects on January 20 and 21st at …

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