Squire Enos Parsons, Jr. (born April 4, 1948), is a Southern Gospel singer and songwriter. He was born in Newton, West Virginia, to Squire and Maysel Parsons, and was introduced to music by his father, who was a choir director and deacon at Newton Baptist Church. Squire's father taught him to sing using shaped notes.
In 1970, Parsons earned a Bachelor of Science in music from Old Main in Huntington, where he was trained on the piano and bassoon. Following graduation, he accepted a teaching position at Hannan High School in Mason county, West Virginia, and served as music directors of various churches.
During this period he wrote "Sweet Beulah Land", his signature song.
He joined the Kingsmen Quartet as a baritone in 1975 and toured with them for four years before embarking on a solo career.
In 1975 Squire Parsons was ordained as a minister at Highlawn Baptist Church in [|Huntington]],Читать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- We Shall Get Home [2000, альбом]
- Southern Gospel Soloists - Squire Parsons [сборник]
- Silver Anniversary Collection [14.09.1999, сборник]
|Sweet Beulah Land||