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Ollie Nightingale

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Ollie Nightingale

Ollie Nightingale has been played on NTS in shows including Death Is Not The End, featured first on 1 May 2020. Songs played include I've Been Lifted.

Call him a blues singer if you prefer, but Ollie Nightingale will likely always be recalled most readily for the emotionally charged Memphis soul he cut from 1968 to 1970 as front man for Ollie & the Nightingales.

Like most great soul singers, Ollie Hoskins came straight out of church musically. He was the lead singer of the Dixie Nightingales, a Memphis spiritual aggregation, by 1958, when they made their vinyl debut on tiny Pepper Records. Influenced by gospel…

I've Been Lifted
Ollie Nightingale, The Dixie Nightingales
Not On Label2010
I've Been Lifted
Ollie Nightingale, The Dixie NightingalesNot On Label2010