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Jerry and Tammy Sullivan

February 24, 1989 OHC303 116 min.


Bluegrass gospel performers. Jerry born November 22, 1933. With his daughter, Tammy (born October 2, 1964), performs as the bluegrass gospel act Jerry and Tammy Sullivan.

Interview Summary

1989 February 24
(1 hour, 56 minutes)
Jerry Sullivan discusses his background and his musical family. Discussion includes his brother Arthur’s illness and recovery; the brush arbor church meetings of his childhood and the gospel songs he learned; how the arbor was built; how his brother Arthur influenced the family with his preaching; playing gospel music on his brother’s radio show; and songs they sang including “Lord, I’m Coming Home,” “You Never Mentioned Him to Me,” and “Kneel at the Cross.” Tammy Sullivan also comments.

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