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From 1938 to 1947, the Cleveland, OH-based Wings Over Jordan Choir thrilled millions of Americans at home and overseas with their renditions of Negro Spirituals, music that spoke to the Earth and to the Heavens.

 The groundbreaking choir opened new avenues for African Americans on the CBS Radio Network and with its live performances. It was on the cutting edge of the 1930s civil rights movement that was interrupted by World War II.

Introduction

Accomplishments

NEW: Wings Over Jordan: Music in the Air video

The 1941 Press Book

The Wings Over Jordan Foundation

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From the Wings Over Jordan Choir Foundation Archives

 

 

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