Friday, September 23, 2011

Sounds Of Soul on Top-flight (2)

Sounds Of Soul
Lead Selma Kirkendall

37457 - Don't Move The Mountain

37458 - What A Friend We Have In Jesus

Top-Flight Records
2365 Pennsylvania St.
Gary, Indiana 46407


Lead singer Selma Kirkendall was born July 17, 1932 in Carruthersville, Missouri. Her family moved to Gary and she attended Roosevelt High School, graduating in 1950. She was a member of a female group, The Echoes of Eden, who recorded for Vee-Jay Records.

After her stint with the Echoes of Eden, Selma Kirkendall worked with another gospel group, the Belton Kirk Singers. In the 1970s and 1980s, she managed and sang with the Sounds of Soul. She also had a radio show on WWCA, where she was known as "The Gospel Lady."

Selma Kirkendall died in the late 1980s or early 1990s.

The Sounds of Soul were previously on the CLB label in 1970.


1 comment:

  1. I'm so happy to see this.My grandmother, Eloise Dean, was in the Sounds of Soul so of course I grew up around the group; Aunt Selma, my granny, James Jones, Rose Daniels and Ms. Daisy. I would really like to know what other info you may have for them.