10/7/18 O&A NYC GOSPEL SUNDAY (MOTHER RUTLEDGE PICKS): The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi – Leaning On The Everlasting Arms


The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi was a post-war gospel quartet. With lead singer Archie Brownlee,  their single “Our Father” reached number ten on the Billboard R&B charts in early 1951. It was one of the first gospel records to do so.

The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi – Leaning On The Everlasting Arms

(back row)Jimmy Carter(tenor), Lloyd Woodard(baritone), Jay T. Clinkcales(bass)                                                (front row)Willie Mincey(2nd lead) Lead:Henry Johnson

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