Rebert J. Harris was born.
The Soul Stirrers field is recorded by Alan Lomax.
The Soul Stirrers record “By and By” on Specialty Records.
Sam Cooke replaces gospel legend R.H. Harris in the Soul Stirrers. Previously, Cooke had sung with the Pilgrim Travelers and the Highway QC’s, both gospel groups. Cooke will sing with the Soul Stirrers for six years.
Sam Cooke leaves Soul Stirrers. He is replaced by Johnnie Taylor.
Rev. James Cleveland and the Voices of the Tabernacle Choir hit with the Soul Stirrers’ “The Love of God”.
The Soul Stirrers are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Rebert J. Harris of the Soul Stirrers dies.