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  1. Alex Bradford (January 23, – February 15, ) (professionally known as Professor Alex Bradford) was a multi-talented gospel composer, singer, arranger and choir director, who was an influence on artists such as Little Richard, Bob Marley and Ray Charles, and who helped bring about the modern mass choir movement in gospel.
  2. "Singing Rage of the Gospel Age," Professor Alex Bradford, who has been called "Gospel's Little Richard," arguably stands as the most influential male artist of gospel's post-World War II Golden tiocounabudarnoibeauvestcankeyflowat.xyzinfoant as composer ("I'm Too Close to Heaven and I Can't Turn Around"), singer (alternating between a rough, husky chest voice and a falsetto that turned him into a male soprano), stage (and.
  3. Alex Bradford discography and songs: Music profile for Alex Bradford, born 23 January Genres: Gospel. Albums include The Specialty Story, I Don't Care What the World May Do / Too Close to Heaven, and Jubilation! Great Gospel Performances - Volume 2: More Black Gospel.
  4. Gospel singer, composer, arranger, choir director. Known for his performance of hits Too Close to Heaven, Angel On Vacation, and Holy Ghost. He has been called Gospel's Little Richard, arguably the most influential male artist of gospel's post-World War II Golden Age. Remembered as a remarkably versatile showman who.
  5. Watch the video for Too Close to Heaven from Alex Bradford's The History of Rhythm & Blues, Volume 3 - The Rocknroll Years for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.
  6. He eventually struck out on his own, first with his group the Bradford Singers and then with Bradford Specials, who scored a huge hit with "Too Close To Heaven." The Bradford Specials, with whom he made his most important s recordings, were the first male group to adopt the innovations brought to gospel by Roberta Martin and Clara Ward.
  7. Songs: Too CLose To Heaven / I Dn't Care What The World May Do. Disc plays near perfectly, but may have minor paper scuffs or very light scratches, possibly with a very light pop or crackle. Vinyl is bright; label is clean and may show only very light wear.
  8. Cover: Number - Title - Artist - [Release Date] Contents Vee-Jay LP/SR Gospel Series: LP - Uncloudy Day - Staple Singers [8/59] Uncloudy Day/Let Me Ride/God's Wonderful Love/Help Me Jesus/I'm Coming Home/If I Could Hear My Mother//Low Is The Way/I Had A Dream/On My Way To Heaven/Going Away/I'm Leaning/I Know I Got Religion LP - Amazing Grace - Maceo Woods at .
  9. Professor Alex Bradford* And The Bradford Specials: Professor Alex Bradford* And The Bradford Specials - Too Close To Heaven / I Don't Care What The World May Do ‎ (7", Single, RE) Specialty, Specialty: XSP, SP US: Unknown: Sell This Version.

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