If you’re a gospel singer, any time—even (especially?) a sister’s funeral—is a time to sing.
Gene Stewart (of the Soul Stirrers) with Willie Rogers (also of the Soul Stirrers), “The Last Mile of the Way” (recorded by the Soul Stirrers, with Sam Cooke, in 1955), live
Once you are a Soul Stirrer you are always a Soul Stirrer. Sam Cooke will always be known as a Soul Stirrer regardless of what he did in the world.—Willie Rogers
Want more of the Soul Stirrers? Here (with Sam Cooke [10/4/09]).