Pastor Shirley Caesar

Born Shirley Ann Caesar 10/13/38 in Durham, North Carolina.

Started recording when she was 12.

Began her professional career in 1957 with Albertina Walker and The Caravans.

She graduated from college in 1984 and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta.

She recorded Hold My Mule 29 years ago.

She has 11 Grammys.

She released 40 albums.

She is in the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

I’ve got beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes, lambs, rams, hogs, dogs, chickens, turkeys, rabbits, you name it.

In 2017 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Recording Academy.


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