Jubilee Quartet: The Remarkable “Golden Gate Quartet”

The Golden Gate Quartet is one of the most iconic group for Jubilee quartet. They started in mid 1930s. It consists of Willie Johnson for baritone, Henry Owens for first tenor, William Langford for second tenor, and Orlandus Wilson for bass. They started when they were in high school in Norfold, Virginia. Their most famous songs include “Rock My Soul” and “Swing Down Chariot.”  Their singing ways were sophisticated that they are famous for their instruments-like singing. Even then, they switched to more pop jazz songs starting in 70s, whereas they focused on Jubilee songs in 30s and 40s.

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