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$5 to $10 for each song published. The company also runs a school in Dallas to train itinerant song leaders, has four traveling quartets.
RED TIES & SYNCOPATION. At last week's conven­tion Stamps-Baxter was much in evidence. One of its quartets, in blue suits and red ties, brought down the house with four new Stamps-Baxter songs: "I'm Having A Good Time Here," "Dreaming," with a falsetto blues-style solo, "Swing Low Sweet Chariot," with new words and music, and "Far Above The Starry Sky." Delegates cheered the quartet's close harmony and syncopation, bought 500 copies of their songbooks and records.
A good many people seemed to feel like ailing, white-haired J. S. Hancock, who had got up from his bed in Alex­andria (La.) Veterans Administration Hospital, trekked more than 100 miles to attend. Said Hancock: "When I'm not feeling too keen I can think of these songs and feel better. . . . You know a man that will sing these gospel songs won't be a bad man."
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