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I Heard The Angels Singing

Opal Louis Nations
Courtesy of NPR

Back in the '50 and '60, Nashboro Records was one of the leading gospel labels.  According to NPR's First Listen, "...Nashboro's bread was buttered by vocal quartets that typically paired a gritty lead singer with sweet harmonies.  Born in Ernie's Record Mart in Nashville, Tennessee, the label's glory days are captured on a new 4 disc box set.  When Cyprus Avenue host Bill Shapiro got his hands on it, he felt the spirit, and now he takes us to church...

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