Interview with Herbert Pickard about the Mighty Voices of Thunder gospel chorus.

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March 22 1988 (Date created)

Herbert Pickard, 54, is a respected gospel pianist and has been celebrated for his musical ability since he was 4 years old. After an illustrious career with some of gospel's greatest artists of "The Golden Age", he became director, arranger and pianist for The Mighty Voices of Thunder in 1965. The Voices had already been together for 10 yraers at that time. He discusses his own history in music, the experiences of the voices, their choise of traditional music, travels, enthusiastic reception and positive influence in the community as 100 dedicated black men who enjoy singing together and make time to do so despite various private and professional responsibilities.

Creator and/or Contributor
Deborah Smith Barney (interviewer), Herbert Pickard (interviewee), Mighty Voices of Thunder (performer)
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8 (black and white negatives)
Other Subject Headings
African American gospel singers (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Related Entities:
Deborah Smith Barney (interviewer)
Herbert Pickard (interviewee)
Mighty Voices of Thunder (performer)

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