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Artist: Ward, Clara And The Famous Ward Singers
Title: In Memory Of Willa Ward-royster
Format: CD
Label: GOSPEL FRIEND
Catalog Number:1508
Barcode:7392048715088 itemnumber=1000115860
Price: $20.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: GOSPEL
Release Date: 1/21/2014
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Apart from outdrawing contemporary blues and jazz artists for live appearances, Clara Ward and her Famous Ward Singers had no other peers in selling records. They kept an earthy sound, despite refined arrangements and accomplished musicianship. Soprano Marion Williams (later the celebrated leader of the super gospel group, the Stars of Faith) is the featured soloist on many of the songs on the CD. Gospel expert Anthony Heilbut has contributed with intriguing observations in the notes, written by Robert Sacré. These 25 recordings span the years 1949-1958.

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