Parade of Quartets. [unknown episode]

Parade of Quartets Collection
Parade of Quartets. [unknown episode]
Howard, Karlton
Contributor to Resource:
WJBF (Television station : Augusta, Ga.)
Date of Original:
Gospel music--Georgia--Augusta
Gospel music
Gospel musicians--Georgia--Augusta
Gospel musicians--United States
Television broadcasting of music--Georgia--Augusta
African American gospel singers--Georgia--Augusta
African American gospel singers--United States
Gospel singers--Georgia--Augusta
Gospel singers--United States
African American politicians--Georgia--Augusta
African American politicians--United States
Augusta (Ga.)--Religious life and customs
Augusta (Ga.)--Religion
African Americans--Religion
African Americans--Politics and government
Augusta (Ga.)--Politics and government--21st century
Parade of quartets (Television program)
Religious works
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
United States, Georgia, Richmond County, Augusta, 33.47097, -81.97484
television programs
moving images
A single episode of Parade of Quartets (January 4, 2004) which also includes commercials. The episode begins with a video clip of Keith "Wonderboy" Johnson and The Spiritual Voices performing their song "Send A Revival"--Co-host Robert "Flash" Gordon welcomes the audience to the Parade of Quartets and a brand new year--After Robert "Flash" Gordon's introduction, the footage of Keith "Wonderboy" Johnson and The Spiritual Voices performing "Send A Revival" completes--Sunday school lesson entitled "Hold Firm and Suffering" with Reverend Beatrice Olden of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church--Dancer Destiny Kingcannon performs a dance routine to the song "Because Of Who You Are"--Flo Carter and The Sounds of Joy perform the gospel song "This Train is Bound For Glory"--Program host Reverend Karlton Howard reads a flier, which is shown on screen, for The Gospel Originals' eleventh anniversary concert--Karlton Howard interviews Gospel Originals member Calvin Staley about the gospel group's eleventh anniversary event--Flo Carter and The Sounds of Joy wish the audience a happy new year--Karlton Howard and Robert "Flash" Gordon discuss the Parade of Quartets' fiftieth anniversary, which will be in April 2004, and they look at two old photos of African American gospel groups--Karlton Howard discusses one of the photos which he explains is from 1946 and features his father, state representative Henry L. Howard. Karlton Howard challenges the audience to guess the name of the group and hints that the name isn't his father's later gospel group, The Spirits of Harmony--Karlton Howard and Robert "Flash" Gordon request more historic photos or video from groups that have been on the Parade of Quartets--Karlton Howard and Robert "Flash" Gordon discuss the second photo of an African American gospel group, and Karlton Howard gives two hints for the gospel group's name: The group was last on the Parade of Quartets in 2003 and three of the original members still sing for the group--Unidentified African American gospel group performs a gospel song--Co-host Stephanie Prophet reads local announcements--The McGruder Family gospel group performs the gospel song "The Battle Is The Lord's"-While the McGruder Family continues to perform, the Dixie Jubilaires wish the audience a happy new year--Karlton Howard interviews Tyrone Butler from the Augusta Mini Theatre about an upcoming play Butler wrote to honor Martin Luther King entitled "What Black Folk Say About Black Folk"--Video clip of an unidentified African American gospel group performing a gospel song--The Bright Stars gospel group wishes the audience a happy new year while the unidentified African American gospel group continues to sing--Reverend James A. Hogan from New Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church leads a segment titled "Anointed Words From Zion"--Flo Carter and The Sounds of Joy perform the gospel song "He's An On Time God"--Robert "Flash" Gordon interviews Roosevelt McGruder of the McGruder Family gospel group about their upcoming twenty-fourth anniversary event--Roosevelt McGruder and the McGruder Family perform the gospel song "Lily In The Valley," and end credits for the Parade of Quartets roll on screen. Annotation from original media: POQ. Parade of Quartets is a television program that has aired on WJBF-TV in Augusta, Georgia, from 1954 to the present, featuringAfrican American gospel music, and appearances by both local and national African American political leaders.
Metadata URL:
1 video file (mp4) (58 min., 57 sec.) : sd., col.
Original Collection:
Parade of quartets collection, 1984-2006. Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Holding Institution:
Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection
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