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Swanee Quintet's Percy Griffin dies at 73

...who was one of the lead singers in the Swanee Quintet Gospel Group for about 50 years...and eventually got a gig at 23 with the Swanee Quintet, for which an Augusta street...the music field," Bynes said. "We (Swanee Quintet) are going to continue. We've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-25/swanee-quintets-percy-griffi
Swanee Quintet returns to Augusta for 75th anniversary show

...when he got his break singing with the Swanee Quintet, adding to a legacy of praising...Augusta's Mount Canaan Baptist Church, the Swanee Quintet has sang heavenly praises for...in coming years. At 72, he has been a Swanee for a half-century and hopes the group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-04/swanee-quintet-returns-august
Swanee Quintet to celebrate 58 years

The Swanee Qunitet will be thanking the Lord for 58 years of gospel singing at the...City Five will also lend their voices to the celebration. Want to go Who: Swanee Quintet What: 58th anniversary show When: 5 p.m. Sunday Where: Bell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/03/ent_240739.shtml
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Ramblin' Rhodes: Doc Severinsen is bringing 'Big Band' for Evans show

...Society.Griffin performed as lead singer of the world-famous Swanee Quintet for 50 years beginning with the group at age 23.The group...concert for Griffin on Oct. 4 at Bell Auditorium featuring the Swanee Quintet and other groups.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-09-01/ramblin-rhodes-doc-se
Percy Griffin Sr.

...and Savior on Friday, August 21, 2015 at St. Joseph Candler Medical Center in Savannah. Percy was the lead singer for the Swanee Quintet Gospel Group for 54 years. He also worked with Elliott Sons Funeral Homes for 16 years until his health declined...

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Percy Griffin Sr.

...and Savior on Friday, August 21, 2015 at St. Joseph Candler Medical Center in Savannah. Percy was the lead singer for the Swanee Quintet Gospel Group for 54 years. He also worked with Elliott Sons Funeral Homes for 16 years until his health declined...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175563084
Getting it for a song

...Rev. Jesse Jackson paid homage to the Swanee Quintet on a recent trip to Augusta...National figures realize the impact of the Swanee Quintet's musical legacy in Augusta...succeeded in getting Steed Street renamed as Swanee Quintet Boulevard. He has the required...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/16/met_369096.shtml
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Percy Griffin: Through the years

...break in gospel music singing with the Swanee Quintet, an association that led to touring...not, however, be his last time with Swanee: He intends to stay until early January...stick with him. The years with the Swanee Quintet have been good to him, but the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/30/rel_98674.shtml
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Singing the gospel

...Gospelfest and the 57th anniversary show of the Swanee Quintet at Bell Auditorium on Telfair...founder of the event. The five voices of Swanee Quintet will be filling Bell Auditorium...Aiken County Fairgrounds COST: Free WHO: Swanee Quintet WHAT: 57th anniversary WHEN...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/04/ent_215504.shtml
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Around town

THE SWANEE QUINTET WITH LEE WILLIAMS: 5 p.m. Sunday, Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $26 day of show, $21 advance, $8 day of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/29/ric_7368.shtml
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