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Gerald Davis Gregory
Birth: Jun. 10, 1934
Madison
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1999
Gary
Lake County
Indiana, USA

Legendary bass singer. His career became a reality with the Original Spaniels, which extended for over four decades. Gerald "Bounce" Davis Gregory was known as the last bass singer of the R&B "Doo Wop" music era. He provided the bass vocal for The Spaniels' popular song "Goodnight Sweetheart, Goodnight." His entertainment career included performances with other artists such as the Ink Spots and Sonny Til and the Orioles. A few of his career highlights include the following awards; Pioneer Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation of the Smithsonian Institute, United in Group Harmony Association Hall of Fame for R&B/R&R Group Harmony Music, The Sullivan Award, The Roosevelt High School (Gary, IN) Appreciation Award and many more. These awards were bestowed on him when African Americans are examining their folk traditions for dues and insights concerning their ethnic identity. One outstanding bass voice will sing and speak power and clarity to this cause. This bass voice belonged to Gerald " Bounce " Davis Gregory. To put it all in perspective: what James Brown is to Soul music; what Michael Jackson is to pop music; what Puff Daddy is to Hip Hop music; Gerald " Bounce " Davis Gregory is to Rhythm and Blues/Rock and Roll. (The preceeding biography was derived from that provided by The Gregory Family for Mr. Gregory's funeral service.) 
 
Burial:
Fern Oaks Cemetery
Griffith
Lake County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 28, 2002
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