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Willie Banks
Birth: May 11, 1929
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1993
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA

Gospel Singer, Entertainer. Early in his over 30-year career, he was recording with HSE (standing for Hoyt Sullivan Enterprises) Records, recording songs such as "God's Goodness," and "Mother Why." He later signed to Malaco Records, where he recorded a remake of "God's Goodness," and recorded several other hits, like "Things I Can't Change," "God Is Still In Charge," "Too Late," and more. Willie had a unique sound that was bluesy, yet stirring and story-telling with the guitar backup. At the time of his demise, he had a group that he recorded with called the Messengers. Willie was a man of distinction and a legend like Rev. James Cleveland, Clara Ward, Mahalia Jackson, Thomas Dorsey, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Casietta George (of the Caravans), Dorothy Love Coates, among countless others. (bio by: Jimmy) 

Cause of death: Heart failure
Garden Memorial Park
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jimmy
Record added: Mar 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13572268
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