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Five Blind Boys of Mississippi

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The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi was a post-war gospel quartet. [1]

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Alan Lomax

Alan Lomax (January 31, 1915 – July 19, 2002) was an American ethnomusicologist, best known for his numerous field recordings of folk music of the 20th century.

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Anthony Heilbut

Anthony Heilbut (born November 22, 1940), is an American writer, and record producer of gospel music.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Five Blind Boys of Mississippi

The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi was a post-war gospel quartet.

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Gospel music

Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.

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International Sweethearts of Rhythm

The International Sweethearts of Rhythm was the first integrated all women's band in the United States.

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Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi.

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Jazz

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Jubilee quartet

Jubilee quartets were popular African-American religious musical groups in the first half of the 20th century.

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Laurence C. Jones

Laurence Clifton Jones (November 21, 1882 – July 13, 1975), was the founder and long-time president of Piney Woods Country Life School in Rankin County, Mississippi.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

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Martha Louise Morrow Foxx

Martha Louise Morrow Foxx (October 9, 1902 – 1975) was a pioneering educator of the blind in Mississippi.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Peacock Records

Peacock Records was an American record label, started in 1949 by Don Robey in Houston, Texas, United States.

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Piney Woods Country Life School

The Piney Woods Country Life School (or The Piney Woods School) is a co-educational independent historically African-American boarding school for grades 9-12 in Piney Woods, unincorporated Rankin County, Mississippi.

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R. H. Harris

Rebert H. Harris, also known professionally as R.H. Harris, (March 23, 1916 - September 3, 2000) was a gospel artist and lead singer of the Soul Stirrers.

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Roscoe Robinson Jr.

Roscoe Robinson Jr. (October 11, 1928 – July 22, 1993) was the first African American to become a four-star general in the United States Army.

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The Blind Boys of Alabama

The Blind Boys of Alabama (or simply Blind Boys of Alabama) is an American five-time Grammy Award-winning gospel group who first sang together in 1939.

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The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers are an American gospel music group, whose career spans over eighty years.

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Vance Powell

Vance Powell is an American-four time Grammy Award winning record producer, engineer and mixer.

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Willmer "Little Ax" Broadnax

Willmer M. Broadnax (December 28, 1916 – June 1, 1992), also known as "Little Ax", "Wilbur", "Willie", and "Wilmer", was an American hard gospel quartet singer.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Blind_Boys_of_Mississippi

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