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Marie Knight

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Marie Knight

Marie Knight has been played on NTS shows including Diddy Wah, with I Can't Sit Down first played on 2 October 2017.

Marie Knight (June 1, 1925 – August 30, 2009) was an American gospel and R&B singer.

She was born Marie Roach in Sanford, Florida but grew up in Newark, New Jersey. Her father was a construction worker and the family were members of the Church of God in Christ. She first toured as a singer in 1939 with Frances Robinson, an evangelist. She married preacher Albert Knight in 1941; they were later divorced.

In 1946, she made her first recordings, for Signature Records, as a…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
His Eye Is On The Sparrow
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Marie Knight, Sam Price Trio
Frémeaux & Associés2005
His Eye Is On The Sparrow
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Marie Knight, Sam Price TrioFrémeaux & Associés2005
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Didn't It Rain
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Marie Knight, Sam Price Trio
Decca1947
Didn't It Rain
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Marie Knight, Sam Price TrioDecca1947
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I Can't Sit Down
Marie, Rex
Carlton1959
I Can't Sit Down
Marie, RexCarlton1959
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