The Journeymen expanded from the original quartet, with a variety of members over their 22 years. On the cover of one of their four albums are (front row, from left): Ray Lane, first tenor; Willie Bratcher, lead and Ron Wilcox, piano. Second row, from left: Jackie Anderson, baritone; Wayne Williams, bass; Joe Collins, drums and Herman Spell, bass guitar.
My love of music was pounded into me.
Not with a stick, but by the calloused fingers of my grandmother – pounding keys of her mostly out-of-tune upright piano. Nanny’s repertoire was scant, but she…
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