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    Former Gospel Stars member honored in Detroit

    It is rare that you hear anything about the Gospel Stars. Lois Holden story.

    https://www.freep.com/story/news/loc...10/4646397002/

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    Thanks for posting...interesting a member of the group is still around and actually known.
    Darin

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    God Bless her! Great story. Thank you, Woodward.

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    What a great story...thanks for posting.

    A gospel expert in my family checked this out. It is indeed true that one Lois Russell (later Lois Holden) is listed by the Hayes/Laughton gospel discography as being on the March 1961 recordings in Detroit by the Gospel Stars.

    Even more incredibly she is with the group on their earliest recordings in 1949! A track is on a compilation of gospel recently released called "Put The Whole Armour On".

    Most Motown stars were toddlers in 1949. Stevie wasn't even born.

    How many other R&B or gospel stars who recorded in the 1940s are still with us?

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    One thing that the media article did not mention is whether she is the ONLY SURVIVING member of the Gospel Stars ---- or are there others? More than likely not.

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