The print products of The Stamps-Baxter Music and Printing Company, comprising mostly gospel songbooks and hymnals, a monthly periodical, and instruction books. The core product in Stamps-Baxter publications was the gospel song or, more specifically, the southern gospel song. (Note: The term ‘southern gospel’ was an industry invention ca. 1976, and was not contemporaneous with most Stamps-Baxter publications.) Poets and songwriters from throughout the southern and midwestern United States newly composed most of the Stamps-Baxter songs. In addition to the contributions of owners V.O. Stamps* and J.R. Baxter*, some of the better-known writers to contribute to Stamps-Baxter publications...
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