FROM THE STREETS OF NEW YORK'S
SPANISH HARLEM TO A DINNER CLUB IN RIO DE JANEIRO YOU MIGHT HEAR AT ANY
TIME THE GOSPEL SOUNDS OF SAMMY POOLE. A NATIVE OF AUGUSTA, GEORGIA,
SAMMY'S RECORDING CAREER BEGAN THREE YEARS AGO IN NASHVILLE WITH AN
ALBUM TITLED: "THE EVANGELISTIC SINGING STYLE OF SAMMY POOLE". THIS
ALBUM RECEIVED NATIONAL RECOGNITION BY BEING SPOTLIGHTED IN BILLBOARD
SAMMY'S SINGING AND RECORDING HAS TAKEN HIM TO MANY PLACES
INCLUDING SOUTH AMERICA WHERE HE SANG FOR FIFTEEN DAYS WITH THE "MEN FOR
MISSIONS CRUSADE TO BRAZIL". FIVE OF THE SONGS ON THIS ALBUM WERE
RECORDED IN LONDRINA, PARANA, BRAZIL IN THE "WAVES OF PEACE" STUDIOS OF
THE ORIENTAL MISSIONARY SOCIETY.
HE HAS BEEN VERY ACTIVE IN YOUTH WORK INCLUDING THE
INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY OF TEEN CHALLENGE IN NEW YORK, BOSTON, AND SAN
FRANCISCO. AT THE PRESENT TIME SAMMY LIVE IN CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND WHERE
HE SERVES AS MINISTER OF MUSIC FOR THE REVIVAL CENTER OF LAVALE.
God's Country is the land where people wait anxiously to serve their
fellow man. Mrs. Emmie L. Coffee of Eastman, Georgia lived in God's
Country, and her life, filled as it was with love and service, is an
eternal invitation to this land we call "GOD'S COUNTRY". Mrs. Coffee's
life proved that the best way to get rid of an enemy is to love him into
being a friend. This recording is sincerely dedicated to her memory.