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Fisk

1871

Fisk

The first group was organized in 1871 at Fisk University to raise money for their school.
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dinwiddie

1898

Dinwiddie

They felt it was impairitive to include the word colored in their name of their group "Dinwiddie Colored Jubilee Quartet" because they sung on the struggles of their skin tone.
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GOLDEN GATE

1931

GOLDEN GATE

The most successful quartet of African American History because it still remains today.
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Empire

1929

Empire

It's a male gospel quartet, that recorded four titles for Victor in 1929.
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Norfolk

1919

norfolk

This jubilee quartet also did jazz. Produced songs such as "Didn't it Rain" and "Father Prepare Me".
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Cotton Belt

1926

Cotton Belt

The only blind jubilee quartet in the 20s.
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Dixie

1920

Dixie Hummingbirds

Their style was the "hard gospel" jubilee quartet.
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Silvertone

1939

Belmont Silvertone

They collaborated and made an album/record with Southern Wonder Quartet.
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Jubilee Quartets are still out today!

songs about Pain & Suffering

african american groups

Jubilee Quartet