The Loving Sisters

Real Name:
Gladys McFadden and The Loving Sisters
Profile:
Gladys McFadden and the Loving Sisters were an African-American gospel group based in Little Rock, Pulaski county, Arkansas. As well as McFadden, the core members of the group were her three sisters Josephine Dumas, Anna James and Loraine Leeks. A fifth sister, Leona, was a member until her death in 1951. Barbara Hyder was the group’s pianist and a backing vocalist member, she made her live Television appearance with the Loving Sisters on Sid Ordower’s Jubilee Showcase in the 1960s. Bobbie Lewis also provided backing vocals on some recordings and appeared with the group during live concerts. Mary Moore (4), also served as a member of the group serving when needed as a backing vocalist and was also the groups costume designer.

Later in their career, they were accompanied by Love Act which consisted of three of their sons.

In 1979, their version of Amazing Grace was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Soul Gospel Performance - Traditional category. They were inducted into the Arkansas Black Hall Of Fame in 2003.
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Albums

PLP 125 The Loving Sisters - Trying Time album art The Loving Sisters Trying Time (Album) Peacock Records PLP 125 US 1965 Sell This Version
PLP-143, PLP 143 The Loving Sisters - God's Lonesome Highway album art The Loving Sisters God's Lonesome Highway (Album) Peacock Records, Peacock Records PLP-143, PLP 143 US 1967 Sell This Version
PLP-162 The Loving Sisters - A Tribute To Dr. Martin L. King album art The Loving Sisters A Tribute To Dr. Martin L. King(LP, Album) Peacock Records PLP-162 US 1968 Sell This Version
PLP-176 The Loving Sisters - The Sounds Of A New Era album art The Loving Sisters The Sounds Of A New Era (Album) Peacock Records PLP-176 US 1973 Sell This Version
PLP 187 The Loving Sisters - A New Dimension album art The Loving Sisters A New Dimension (Album) Peacock Records PLP 187 US 1973 Sell This Version
PLP-59204 The Loving Sisters - The Sisters And Their Sons album art The Loving Sisters The Sisters And Their Sons (Album) Peacock Records, ABC Peacock PLP-59204 US 1974 Sell This Version
PLP-59220 The Loving Sisters - A New Day album art Loving Sisters* And Love Act Loving Sisters* And Love Act - A New Day(LP, Album) Peacock Records, ABC Peacock PLP-59220 US 1975 Sell This Version
PL-59230 The Loving Sisters - Running Short Of Love, Today album art Gladys McFadden & The Loving Sisters Gladys McFadden & The Loving Sisters - Running Short Of Love, Today (Album) ABC Peacock PL-59230 US 1977 Sell This Version
PY-59236 The Loving Sisters - Gospel Soul album art Gladys McFadden & The Loving Sisters Gladys McFadden & The Loving Sisters - Gospel Soul (Album) ABC Peacock, Peacock Records PY-59236 US 1978 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

5-1865 The Loving Sisters - Who Can Ask For More / The Gospel Writers  album art The Loving Sisters Who Can Ask For More / The Gospel Writers (7", Promo) Peacock Records 5-1865 US 1962 Sell This Version
5-1883 The Loving Sisters - Jesus Is Enough For Me album art The Loving Sisters Jesus Is Enough For Me Peacock Records 5-1883 US 1963 Sell This Version
3027 The Loving Sisters - Trying Time / Fix Me album art The Loving Sisters Trying Time / Fix Me Peacock Records 3027 US 1965 Sell This Version
3047 The Loving Sisters - Man On The Other Side Of Jordan / God Don't Like It album art The Loving Sisters Man On The Other Side Of Jordan / God Don't Like It(7") Peacock Records 3047 US 1965 Sell This Version
3081 The Loving Sisters - God's Eagle album art The Loving Sisters God's Eagle Peacock Records 3081 US 1966 Sell This Version
3116 The Loving Sisters - I Can't Ask For More album art The Loving Sisters I Can't Ask For More(7") Peacock Records 3116 US 1966 Sell This Version
3122 The Loving Sisters - In God's Bosom / Mighty Good Time album art The Loving Sisters In God's Bosom / Mighty Good Time(7", Promo) Peacock Records 3122 US 1967 Sell This Version
3160 The Loving Sisters - Tribute to Dr. King album art The Loving Sisters Tribute to Dr. King(7", Promo) Peacock Records 3160 US 1968 Sell This Version
3178 The Loving Sisters - Time is Almost Up album art The Loving Sisters Time is Almost Up Peacock Records 3178 US 1970 Sell This Version
P-3205 The Loving Sisters - Try Again album art The Loving Sisters Try Again (Single) Peacock Records P-3205 US 1973 Sell This Version
P-3197 The Loving Sisters - It's Jesus Y'all / Someone Is Crying album art The Loving Sisters It's Jesus Y'all / Someone Is Crying (Single) Peacock Records P-3197 US 1973 Sell This Version
P-20005 The Loving Sisters - I Sought The Lord / Joy album art The Loving Sisters I Sought The Lord / Joy Peacock Records P-20005 US 1974 Sell This Version
ABCS 0001 The Loving Sisters - A New Day / I Believe album art The Loving Sisters & Love Act The Loving Sisters & Love Act - A New Day / I Believe(7", Single) ABC Blue Thumb ABCS 0001 South Africa 1975 Sell This Version
3060 The Loving Sisters - He That Believeth album art The Loving Sisters He That Believeth Peacock Records 3060 US Unknown Sell This Version
3011 The Loving Sisters - Sing Your Troubles Away album art The Loving Sisters Sing Your Troubles Away(7") Peacock Records 3011 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

SLVLXPEA 609 The Loving Sisters - Negro Spirituals & Gospel Songs album art The St. Matthews Baptist Church Choir & The Loving Sisters The St. Matthews Baptist Church Choir & The Loving Sisters - Negro Spirituals & Gospel Songs(2xLP, Comp, Gat) Disques Vogue SLVLXPEA 609 France 1972 Sell This Version