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Singing the gospel

...sang at the funeral of his wife, Adrienne Brown, in 1996. The group was started in Augusta in 1940 by the late Charlie Barnwell, who was both the manager and a singer with the group, said Deacon Griffin, a deacon at House of Prayer for All...
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School's musical janitor retires

...could get near and hear. I wasn't able to get music training. I would play by ear." Mr. Crawford and friends Charlie Barnwell and Rufus Washington began singing together in Georgia and South Carolina in 1944. They added James Anderson and...
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Featured obituary: James Anderson

...Bynes, 35, an 18-year member of the Swanee Quintet and Mr. Anderson's godson. "He, Little Johnny Jones, Charlie Barnwell, they were all people persons," said Mr. Bynes, referring to other deceased members of the legendary gospel...
Farther Along With Larry Jon Wilson

...backup vocals, Wilson used Augusta's own great gospel artists Henry Howard of The Spirits of Harmony group and Charlie Barnwell, James Anderson and Rufus Washington of the Swanee Quintet.Wilson loved that song, and he performed it throughout...