Al Harkins

Born: 1906

Died: Jan. 7, 2001

Lived in Birmingham, Alabama

He sang with many groups, including The Song Fellows, The Song Masters, The Sons of Song and Danny Gaither and the Golden Keys Quartet. He was a co-founder of the Victors Quartet, one of the first Southern Gospel quartets to be on a national recording (Capitol Records). His songwriting included hundreds of Gospel songs, including "It's In Your Hands," and the Imperials recording of "I've Been Born Again," "He Didn't Come Down," recorded by the Down East Boys, and "All Cleaned Up," recorded by the Dixie Echoes.

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame

 

More info: http://www.sgma.org/gogr_history/sonsofsong.htm

http://www.sgma.org/gogr_history/golden_keys_quartet.htm

http://www.sghistory.com/index.php?n=H.He_Didn_t_Come_Down

http://www.darttmusic.com/bio.html

http://absolutelygospel.com/index/content/articles/sg-history-101-golden-keys-quartet/

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-B8HYpVSU5w

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyQ24jwIH2Q

20 Southern Gospel Classics, Songfellows QuartetLove That Gospel Music, The SongfellowsSongs of Faith - Southern Gospel Legends Series-Sons of Song Quartet, Vol. 1, Sons Of Song

Listen: http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/songfellows-quartet/id348590158

Listen: http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/the-songfellows/id404700363

Listen: http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&keywords=songfellows&rh=n%3A5174%2Ck%3Asongfellows&page=1

Listen: http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/sons-of-song/id111022112

 

 

 

 

 

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