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The Mighty Clouds Of Joy

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The Mighty Clouds of Joy is the world’s best selling gospel quartet. They are based in Los Angeles, California. Group members included Joe Ligon, Johnny Martin (d. 1987), Elmo Franklin, Richard Wallace, Leon Polk and David Walker (who also recorded several tracks with Link Wray under the name “Bunker Hill”). The Mighty Clouds of Joy were formed in 1960 and started out in a tradition-based style. Eventually they added soul, R&B, and rock flourishes into their musical mix (one of their early hits was produced by Philadelphia soul czars Gamble and Huff) without diluting the essential religious essence of their material. The long-lived group flourished throughout the rest of the 20th century, scoring numerous Grammy nominations and hit albums along the way.

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  • Funkworld

    wow!

    1 Nov 2011 Reply
  • latreasemayfiel

    i been in the storm to long i need a little time to praise oh lord ohohoh...

    5 Oct 2010 Reply
  • shembarnoah

    twice on Sunday too.....seems to be more than 1 a day ...really can't count them all.....HE blesses all the time !!!

    8 Mar 2010 Reply

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