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--20th century
Parade of quartets (Television program)
Religious works
United States, Georgia, Richmond County, Augusta, 33.47097, -81.97484
television programs
moving images
Single complete episode of Parade of Quartets (from September, 1999), without broadcast commercials, followed by fragments of a second episode of Parade of Quartets (date unknown)--After the introduction sequence for Parade of Quartets, the episode begins with a video clip of the gospel group Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC's performing their song "I've Learned to Lean"--Co-host Robert "Flash" Gordon welcomes viewers to the episode and lists guests--Video clip of Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC's concludes--Sunday school lesson entitled "Trusting God's Leadership" with Reverend Felton--Program host Robert "Flash" Gordon interviews Mary L. Brown, the genetic counselor at the Department of Veterans Affairs, about National Sickle Cell Awareness Month events and programs--The Bacon Chapel Male Chorus perform the gospel song "Waitin' On Jesus"--Robert "Flash" Gordon reads an advertisement for his business, Pyramid Music and Video--Co-host Deacon Howard interviews Elder Percy Griffin of the Swanee Quintet about his travels as a Swanee Quintet member, and they talk about the Swanee Quintet's fifty-ninth anniversary event taking place on October 3, 1999--Robert "Flash" Gordon reads a flier for the Swanee Quintet's fifty-ninth anniversary concert, which is also shown on-screen--Co-host Deacon Howard and Robert "Flash" Gordon talk about the Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church anniversary event, which Robert "Flash" Gordon and his wife, Jephrey Gordon will be masters of ceremonies
Deacon Howard also thanks Robert "Flash" Gordon for stepping in as program host in Karlton Howard's absence--An unidentified African American gospel singer performs the song "When He was on the Cross (I was on His Mind)"--Reverend J. A. Jackson leads the morning devotional prayer--The Bacon Chapel Male Chorus perform a gospel song--Robert "Flash" Gordon speaks with Jessie Rafun from the Bacon Chapel Male Chorus about their fifteenth anniversary event--The Bacon Chapel Male Chorus perform the song "Lord Hold My Hand"--Robert "Flash" Gordon reads local announcements--Deacon Howard re-introduces the Bacon Chapel Male Chorus who then perform an instrumental while end credits roll on screen--Fragment of a performance the gospel song "So Glad" by the Swanee Quintet on the Parade of Quartets--Fragment of program host Karlton Howard speaking is interrupted, and the tape rewinds to the Bacon Chapel Male Chorus' instrumental performance-- Karlton Howard announces Reverend Wright's upcoming retirement and leads the morning devotional prayer--The Swanee Quintet complete their performance of their gospel song "So Glad"--Sunday school lesson entitled "Forgiven and Reunited" with Reverend J. A. Jackson--Robert "Flash" Gordon reads local announcements. Annotation from original media: Note inside case: Reggie: Save this tape I need it for a BMI Report for Mary Jones. 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.
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1 video file (mp4) (1 hr., 1 min., 48 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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