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The Golden Gate Quartet

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The Golden Gate Quartet

The Golden Gate Quartet has been played on NTS shows including Phil's Jazz Dis-Junction, with Deep River first played on 30 April 2014.

The definitive Afroamerican gospel group in the jubilee quartet style.

Founded as the Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet in Norfolk, Virginia in 1934 by A. C. “Eddie” Griffin, Robert “Peg” Ford, Henry Owens, and Bill Johnson, they began as a traditional jubilee quartet, combining the clever arrangements associated with barbershop quartets with rhythms borrowed from the blues and jazz.

The makeup of the group changed over the years, as some members were drafted during the war and new members were brought in to replace those…

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Same Train
Golden Gate Quartet
Pathé Marconi EMI, Columbia0
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Golden Gate QuartetPathé Marconi EMI, Columbia0
Discogs
Deep River
Golden Gate Quartet
AMIGA1970
Deep River
Golden Gate QuartetAMIGA1970
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