James Cleveland: The King of Gospel

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James Cleveland: The King of Gospel

Born in Chicago, the Rev. James Cleveland was a Gospel star from very early on in his life. Rev. Cleveland started singing so early that he began as a soprano as a child and eventually emerged as an adult with a distinct raspy voice that quickly became his signature.

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