I Know I’ve Got A Sure Thing (1968)
Originally known as The Dixie Nightingales with a record called Assassination – interestingly it may have been that record that got Roger Eagle the Twisted Wheel (and Blue Note) DJay committed to promoting all things Stax.
More great Gospel songs from them, FANTASTIC LEAD ON THESE:
You can hear that identifiable sound of Booker T Jones and Steve Cropper backing on these great Soulful gospel tracks on the Stax Chalice label.
Stax Gospel artist Ollie ‘Nightingale’ Hoskins formed the Nightingales as a gospel group. Their first hit was about the assassination of President Kennedy and in late 1963 to early 1964 it got a few plays at the Twisted Wheel in Brazennose Street.
Was this Ollie in the group?
Ollie Jackson – The Day My Heart Stood Still. Hey diddle diddle… a nursery rhythm based song from Ollie made it onto the Northern Soul scene, and its one we missed completely.
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Wikipedia: The Dixie Nightingales