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The Mighty Clouds of Joy        

Grammy-Winning Group & Gospel Legend

The Mighty Clouds of Joy is an American traditional gospel music quartet.

The Mighty Clouds of Joy was 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 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 Awards and nominations, as well as several hit albums along the way.

Based in Los Angeles, California, the original group members include Joe Ligon, Jimmy Jones, Johnny Martin, Ermant Franklin Jr., Artis Turnbough, Elmo Franklin, Richard Wallace, Rodney Hamilton, Leon Polk and David Walker (who also recorded several tracks with Link Wray under the name Bunker Hill).


Joe Ligon and The Mighty Clouds of Joy to headline Chicago ...

Joe Ligon and The Mighty Clouds of Joy will headline this year's Chicago Gospel Music Festival. The festival runs from June 20 to 23 with performances and ...

Gospel Music Festival Announces Choir Battle, Headliners For 2013 ...

“Then on Sunday, we are happy to have another exciting lineup with Joe Ligon and the Mighty Clouds of Joy.” The festival again will be based in Bronzeville, ...

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