Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Gospel Music Pioneer: Rev. Benjamin Cone Jr. Dies

Rev. Benjamin Cone of The Mississippi Mass Choir has died.  His memorial was this past Saturday, September 22, 2012.   Rev. Cone is remembered for his bare tone voice, telling stories of God's grace and forgiveness on various albums of the mass choir.  

Rev. Cone outlived the late Rev. James Moore, Rev. Frank Williams and possibly others whom died much younger than himself.  Therefore, God blessed him to lived a long life.  According to allaccess.com, he would have been 75 years old on his September 28th birthday. 

May Rev. Benjamin Cone rest in peace.  He will be missed by many within the gospel music industry.

Gospel News: Gospel Music Has Lost One Of It’s Most Vibrant Voices

Today on Sunday Morning Praise, we are sad to announce that the gospel community has lost a legendary musician. Malaco Records has informed us of the passing of Rev. Benjamin Cone...Read full article, here.

Source and Photo: v103.cbslocal.com

Source: allaccess.com



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