The Deep River Boys were an American gospel music group active from the mid 1930s and into the 1980s. The group performed spirituals, gospel, and R&B.
The original group consisted of Harry Douglass (baritone), Vernon Gardner (first tenor), George Lawson (second tenor) and Edward Ware (bass). George Lawson was replaced by William James (Jimmy) Lundy in 1950.
The group began at Hampton Institute (now known as Hampton University) in Hampton, Virginia. Their 1948 song Recess in Heaven became their first… read more