Tri-State Local Gospel Artist Spotlight for Week #33

Entry #32

Rev. John Alexander Thompson of the Johnny Thompson Singers began his musical studies at age 5. He has served as pastor, choir director, musician, musical instructor, and composer, and has written nine stage plays. In 1955, he founded the Sunlight Jubilee Juniors (The Blue Robe Boys) and wrote his first gospel song “The Creation”. Rev. Thompson has played for, sung with, and recorded for many great gospel artist, choirs and groups from Rosetta Tharpe to the Mighty Clouds of Joy. He is the Founder and Director of the Johnny Thompson Singers since 1965 which has toured over 50 countries around the world.

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