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Cheeks, Julius [June]locked

  • Horace Clarence Boyer

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(b Spartanburg, SC, Aug 7, 1929; d Miami, FL, Jan 27, 1981). American gospel singer. He left school after the second grade and worked in the cotton fields and at service stations. In 1946 when the gospel group of which he was a member, the Baronets, appeared on a local radio program with the Nightingales and Archie Brownlee and the Blind Boys of Mississippi, the Nightingales were impressed with his singing and invited him to join their group. Organized in ...

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