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The Johnson Family Singers: We Sang for Our Supper
     

The Johnson Family Singers: We Sang for Our Supper

by Kenneth M. Johnson, Charles K. Wolfe
 

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ISBN-10: 1578060036

ISBN-13: 9781578060030

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi

The story of a family of gospel music stars during the golden age of radio, written by one of the family's sons. The Johnson Family Singers from North Carolina rose to national acclaim during the 1940s and '50s. Told with remarkable candor, WE SANG FOR OUR SUPPER recounts the public and private life of "one of America's foremost singing families". 25 halftones. 160 pp

Overview

The story of a family of gospel music stars during the golden age of radio, written by one of the family's sons. The Johnson Family Singers from North Carolina rose to national acclaim during the 1940s and '50s. Told with remarkable candor, WE SANG FOR OUR SUPPER recounts the public and private life of "one of America's foremost singing families". 25 halftones. 160 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578060030
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Series:
American Made Music Series
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Introductionxi
An Uncommon Beginning3
Dirty Dishes in the Early Years18
Vagabonds of Song30
The Studio Clock48
Changes in the Family Circle75
A Memorable Good Friday87
A Final Separation93
Discography99
Radio Transcriptions109
Index117

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