The Gospel Music Workshop Of America seeks to get James Cleveland on US postage stamps.

THE organisation founded by gospel music patriarch James Cleveland, The Gospel Music Workshop Of America is endeavouring to have the singer memorialised on a US postage stamp. Cleveland died in 1991 after releasing a series of hugely successful recordings for New Jersey's Savoy Records, including the million selling album 'Peace Be Still'. The Gospel Music Workshop Of America produced more than 61,000 signatures and met with the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee of the US Postal Service in July. Results of the meeting are pending. Charles Fold, a Malaco Records artist who recorded several albums with Cleveland, is co-chair for the initiative. CR

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