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Ground-breaking Augusta gospel TV show marks 60 years

...being at the Sept. 26, 2005, taping of the program."He came over and gave my mother (96-year-old guitarist Ada Collins) and my daughter, (bass player) Toni, each a hug. I told him that we were going to do Ain't Giving Up Now just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-02-21/ground-breaking-augusta-
Mother, daughter sing, pray for people they meet

...singer Flo Carter's family. Each of her daughters - Toni, Donna and Cookie - has a home nearby, as does her mother, Ada Collins. As the Sounds of Joy, the daughters have performed gospel and country music with their parents, Flo and Don Carter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/07/rel_452465.shtml
Your Faith
James Brown was deeply spiritual

...was a teenager running errands for patrons of the Bon Air Hotel when it was in its prime as a resort. "My mother, Ada Collins, was the executive housekeeper in the Bon Air, and I was singing in the Terrace Room then," she said. Many years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/31/aik_110442.shtml
James Brown
Ramblin' Rhodes: Children can make noise at Music Factory

...four locations by Flo Carter of Beech Island, with her husband, Don, playing drums and her 89-year-old mother, Ada Collins, playing guitar. Also surrounding the Music Factory's grand opening will be these events taking place on the museum's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/17/liv_270427.shtml
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Ramblin' Rhodes: Metter gardens rekindle holiday memories

...Augusta, and not a one turned me down. Performing that year were the Salvation Army Band; Flo Carter and her mother, Ada Collins; Lucy Johnson and her son Kevin; the Frierson Trio (Connie, Sonya and Roy); and Michael Holt of Metter. Besides...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/27/ent_245837.shtml
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Year in Review: Area deaths

...only with us a short period of time, we are so grateful for that period of time. It has been truly a blessing." ADA COLLINS Aug. 17 BIO: Ms. Collins, 97, played guitar the first Sunday of every month for more than 25 years with her family's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/31/met_178670.shtml
Metro | Academy of Richmond County | Augusta State University | Paine College
There is a lot to be thankful for today

...veterans hospital for those who really deserve and need cheering up. - For loving, caring and talented people such as Ada Collins, who died two months before her 98th birthday. She was still playing her guitar at area retirement homes well into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/22/rho_153337.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta State University | Paine College | Coliseum Authority
Faith Calendar

...Channel 7, Charter Channel 9, G-Force Channel 7 and WBEK-TV (Channel 16); with Flo Carter, Cookie Dodson, Ada Collins; sponsored by Freedom Fellowship and partners. THE BYRD FAMILY: 6:30 a.m. Fridays, Sundays, WFXG-TV (Channel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/08/rel_414998.shtml
Your Faith
Augusta has had deep pool of country talent

...Fame and Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, both in Macon. Mrs. Carter and her guitar-playing, 90-year-old mother, Ada Collins, continue to perform country and gospel music regularly throughout Georgia and South Carolina with her band, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/07/app_291712.shtml
Applause
Groovy Granny puts sounds of joy in group's music, fans

Ada Collins was on stage thumping her guitar, throwing her arms up and blowing kisses at a 19-year-old boy in the front row. "I'm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/26/ent_231812.shtml
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