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Andrew Jenkins (1885-1957)

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Daniel, Wayne W


Encyclopedia article about Andrew Jenkins. The Reverend Andrew Jenkins of Atlanta was a leading composer of songs popular among southern gospel singers. He has been credited with more than 800 compositions, of which more than two-thirds are sacred songs. Jenkins's best-known gospel song is "God Put a Rainbow in the Cloud" (1931), which has been recorded by numerous singers, including Mahalia Jackson.
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