Southern California Community Choir

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The Southern California Community Choir is a choir founded by the Rev. James Cleveland.

It has appeared on several recordings, including by artists such as Aretha Franklin, Kansas, Elton John and Arlo Guthrie. It performed on several episodes of TV Gospel Time in the early 1960s.

The choir appears in the 2018 concert film Amazing Grace featuring Aretha Franklin recording her 1972 live album of the same name.[1]


The Choir has received the following awards:


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  1. ^ Hoffman, Jordan (November 14, 2018). "Amazing Grace review – transcendent Aretha Franklin documentary". The Guardian. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  2. ^ "Grammy Awards 1975". Awards and Shows. Retrieved May 23, 2019.