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New Elder Anderson Johnson Book Features Henry Stone

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Henry Stone met Elder Anderson Johnson on a street corner in Overtown in the early 1950’s and recorded him for his Glory and DeLuxe labels. Little did he know that Rev. Johnson would spend forty years on the open road playing gospel music, then become a religious painter collected in homes and museums around the […]

Henry Stone Record Manufacturer – Rockin and Glory Records – Billboard 1953

Henry Stone, who formerly operated Stone’s Distributors, is now strictly a record manufacturer. He returned recently from a nation-wide trip during which he signed 30 distributors for his Glory and Rockin’ labels. Stone says his newest spiritual, “God Don’t Like It,” on the Glory label, bids fair to become an outstanding success. Local music operator […]

Henry Stone’s Glory Records Label in Miami Times (1952)

Spinning With Sy Miami Times – June 28, 1952 Three local spiritual groups have come out with discs on a Glory label. The Seniorteers’ “Mother, Don’t You Cry,” and “Certainly Lord.” The Spiritual Harmonizers’ “Do You Know Him,” and  “GOD Leads His Children.” Ford Gospel Stars, “My GOD Is A Mighty Man,” and “This Heart […]

Gospel Legend Elder Anderson Johnson’s Historic 1953 Miami Recordings

Elder Anderson Johnson (1915-1998) was a visionary artist with a lifelong devotion to the Gospel. His paintings can be found in the Smithsonian and other major museums around the world as well as the Anderson Johnson Gallery in his hometown of Newport News, Virginia. Born 70 miles outside of Richmond, Virginia in 1915, Johnson started […]