Tribute Video to Gospel Great Bishop Rance Allen - "I Stood on The Banks Of Jordan"
#COGIC #RANCEALLEN - The Rance Allen Group Bishop Rance AllenVocalist, guitarist, pianist formed the Rance Allen Group, and songwriter Rance Allen with his brothers Tom (drums) and Steve (bass guitar); another brother, Esau (percussionist), joined the group on an occasional basis. During an appearance at a gospel talent contest in Detroit, Michigan, they came to the attention of one of the judges, record promoter Dave Clark, who worked for Stax Records. The group was the first to be signed to the Stax imprint Gospel Truth, and they recorded for the Stax organization throughout the 1970s. In 1972, the group appeared in the documentary film Wattstax. Following this appearance, the group was named "Best Religious Group" by the National Association of Television and Radio Announcers (NATRA). David Porter co-produced the group's 1975 album A Soulful Experience, for which he wrote an autobiographical song, "Just Found Me." Rance Allen is an American Bishop and gospel musician, and leader of the Rance Allen Group. Known for his extensive vocal range and powerful singing voice, Allen became known as the main lead vocalist and the leader of the influential group.He has been the pastor of New Bethel Church Of God In Christ in Toledo, since its July 1985 establishment. In November 2011, Rance Allen was elevated to the office of Bishop in the Church of God in Christ, for the Michigan Northwestern Harvest Jurisdiction.Allen was born in 1948 in Monroe, Michigan to Thomas and Emma Pearl Allen. He has 11 siblings: six sisters and five brothers.Allen founded the Rance Allen Group in Detroit in 1969 joined by his brothers Thomas and Steve.Allen was married to Ellen Marie Allen. The two were married on December 1, 1970. Rest In Heave Bishop Rance Allen