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James Blackwood's Death

Born (Birthday) August 4, 1919

Death Date February 3, 2002

Age of Death 82 years

Cause of Death Stroke

Profession Gospel Singer

The gospel singer James Blackwood died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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Gospel singer who was a founding member the Southern gospel quartet, The Blackwood Brothers.

He and his brother Doyle began performing when he was just seven years of age, singing duets that mixed church songs and popular numbers.

James Blackwood, the sharecroppers’ son whose resonant voice took him from the country churches and revival tents of red-dirt Mississippi to the summits of gospel music, died on Feb. 3 in Memphis. He was 82. The cause was complications from a stroke, his son Billy said.