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Name: The Voices of Love Quartet
Aka: The Voices of Love Sextet
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Biography Synopsis: The quartet sang at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio, comprising: H. C. Hamilton, Alexander Lark, S. B. Bogan, and Willie Davis. Leroy Aiken was the sixth member of the sextet.
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Most popular song(s): As a quartet: “I’ll Let Nothing Separate Me From His Love”
As a sextet: “Does Jesus Care?”
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References / links: ‘Cleveland’s Gospel Music’, Frederick Burton, Arcadia Publishing 2003
Name: Virginia Dandies
Location: Virginia
Biography Synopsis: Virginia Dandies was the name used by Walter ‘Kid’ Smith, a singer born in Carroll County, Virginia in 1895
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