Someone asked the question (‘Why we sing’)

Someone asked the question (‘Why we sing’). Kirk Franklin* (1970– ).  ‘Why We Sing’, as this song is known, comes from an earlier time in Franklin’s career, soon after he organized ‘The Family’ in 1992. The Family was a choir of seventeen singers who were Franklin’s friends. They were signed to the record label GospoCentric soon after they began. By 1993, the group became known as Kirk Franklin & The Family. They released their debut album Kirk Franklin and the Family (Live), an album recorded at Grace Temple Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Fort Worth, Texas on 25 July 1992. The album received a GMA (Gospel Music Award) Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Album of the Year in 1993 and...

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