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The History of Folk Music

Folk music is an origination from African people. Often accredited to whites, folk music was brought about from enslaved Africans in the Americas. While being

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Folk

Folk Music

What is Folk Music? Folk music is popular traditional music passed down orally through generations that explains cultures varying depending on the class, period of

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Brown Brothers Jubilee Quartet

THE BROWN BROTHERS JUBILEE QUARTET The Brown Brother Jubilee Quartet was a quartet founded in the early 1930s in Columbia South Carolina.   A quartet is

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Driving Us to Gospel: The Caravans

Origin Originally known as the background singers for Robert Anderson in 1947, the Caravans grew to become the nation’s most notable female gospel group by

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The Fairfield Four

The Fairfield Four    The African American quartet tradition is an artistic form with a unique history and aesthetic expression that originated in the mid

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The Swan Silvertones

The Start of The “Four Harmony Kings” The a capella quartet originally named the “Four Harmony Kings” was formed by Claude Jeter in 1938 in

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The Pilgrim Jubilees

Members: Clay Graham Cleve Graham Bobby McDougal Ben Chandler Michael Atkins Eddie Graham Fred Rice Former Members: Elgie Graham Willie Johnson Theophilles Graham Monroe Hatchett

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Pilgrim Jubilees

ORIGIN The Pilgrim Jubilees, sometimes commonly known as “The Jubes” are a black gospel group established in 1934. The group was established by original group

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Spirituals

Negro Spirituals

  ORIGIN When Africans were enslaved they were not granted the freedom to express their own religious beliefs or non-beliefs. Instead, they were forced into

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