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Jerry Lawson, legendary singer of The Persuasions, to appear in Taos

He likes to be called “just Jerry,” but the Jerry Lawson who will appear live on stage at 7 p.m. on Sunday (Feb.

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The Persuasions: Live in Park Slope Brooklyn, Friday April 26 7pm

Arts at Old First is pleased to present RAISE THE ROOF WITH A CAPPELLA -- a benefit concert hosted by the Fourth Mission Committee at Old First Reformed Church, featuring a spectacular musical line

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Legends of a cappella in Egan PAC show

Legendary a cappella singing group The Persuasions will show why they “still ain’t got no band” when they take the stage in the next show in the Sunset Concert Series at the Peg Egan Performing A

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Sweet Joe Russell of the Persuasions Dies While Waiting for a Kidney Transplant

Jesse "Sweet Joe" Russell, one of the founding members of the Persuasions, passed away on Saturday while waiting for a kidney transplant.

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In the early 1960s, the five singers who called themselves the Persuasions were trying to get gigs.