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Rare and Unused 1958 Ticket For Clara Ward and The Famous Ward Singers Gospel Band

Original ticket for Clara Ward and The Famous Ward Singers
May 11th 1958 at a Baltimore Church.
Clara Ward and The Famous Ward Singers were at the height of their Gospel career and only a few years after this date they will be play Vegas and other larger none religious venues.

Size: 3 1/2 x 6 1/4
Condition: Fine, appears unused, no marks and is not cut. Minor bumps to the edges.

Their first record as Clara Ward and The Famous Ward Singers Came out on Savoy in 1958.
The ticket is for May 11 1958 probably a early warm up date for a longer tour, they released a album on Savoy in 1958.
"The Ward Singers had been queens of the gospel circuit during the 1950s, but by the early ’60s they had found a new, largely white, and more lucrative mainstream audience for their show-stopping stage act and flamboyant attire, losing much of their African American church followers in the process."


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