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    The Jubilee Singers. (1875). Image courtesy of the New York Public Library.

Fisk Singers in Charlotte

From the Chicago Defender
31 Mar 1917

Raleigh, N.C., March 30 — The Fisk University Jubilee Singers, who appeared here Monday, were a treat.  Nearly 500 whites attended.  Mr. Hayes of the Fisk Jubilee Singers preached at the First Baptist Church Sunday.

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  1. I’ve actually seen the current Fisk University Jubilee Singers and have several old tracks on some of my gospel CDs – it is music that just isn’t heard enough anymore if you ask me!

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  2. Andrew Ward

     /  November 23, 2010

    The Mr. Haye was the great singer Roland Hayes who went on to a very distinguished career in opera and bell canto but always concluded his concerts with spirituals, which he could never sing without tears rolling down his cheeks.

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