TITLE

The Whispers pay tribute to Phyllis Hyman in stage play `Thank God! The Beat Goes On.'

PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
Jet;11/11/96, Vol. 90 Issue 26, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the musical `Thank God! The Beat Goes On' performed by the music group the Whispers in honor of singer Phyllis Hyman in 1996. How the group was scheduled to perform the night of Hyman's suicide; The popularity of the performers among Afro-Americans; The musical as a chronicle of the career of the Whispers; The performance of Alyson Williams; Details of the show.
ACCESSION #
9611157873

 

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