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The Meditation Singers, one of
the most energetic and the popular female groups of their day, were also
among the most imitated. From left, Ernestine Rundless (with mike), Laura
Lee, Marie Waters, and Verlene Rogers (1980, New Liberty Baptist Church).
Photo courtesy of Ernestine Rundless.
The career of Reverend James
Cleveland, "The King of Gospel," spanned more than five decades, including
a number of years in Detroit. His first hit as a soloist, "Love of God,"
was recorded in Detroit with The Voices of Tabernacle. Photo courtesy of
"Lest We Forget: Legends of Detroit Gospel" was developed in collaboration with the Michigan State University Museum and is made possible with the support of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the Center for Creative Communications.
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