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

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

SLVLXPEA 609 Negro Spirituals & Gospel Songs — The Loving Sisters 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