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Clara Ward

voc, 1924-1973 US
Singer / Musician / Arranger of R&B/Soul

b : 1924 in Philadelphia d : 1973 Alto gospel singer, pianist and arranger. Member of the popular Ward Singers gospel group (1943-1966), directed by her mother, Gertrude Ward. Aretha Franklin said that she was her first inspirator.

     
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • World
  • Blues
  • Pop
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
When We All Get To Heaven on The Very Greatest by Clara Ward
How I Got Over on Golden Gospel Classics by Clara Ward
I Got Shoes on Somebody Bigger Than You & I by Clara Ward
Dead End Street on Soul And Inspiration by Clara Ward
Packing Up on Somebody Bigger Than You & I by Clara Ward
Feeling Good on Soul And Inspiration by Clara Ward
When The Gates Swing Open on Golden Gospel Classics by Clara Ward
Call On Jesus In Secret Prayer on Golden Gospel Classics by Clara Ward
If You Wanna Change The World on Soul And Inspiration by Clara Ward
When The Saints Go Marching In on Somebody Bigger Than You & I by Clara Ward

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Platinum Gospel CollectionClara Ward2013Compil.
In Memory Of Willa Ward-RoysterClara Ward2013Compil.
The Divas Of Gospel - The Platinum Gospel CollectionShirley Caesar, Albertina Walker, Clara Ward, Loretta Oliver2012Album
Treasuring The Legendary YearsClara Ward2005Album
I Feel The Holy SpiritClara Ward & Ward Singers2003Compil.
Somebody Bigger Than You & IClara Ward And The Clara Ward Singers1999Album
The Ways Of The LordClara Ward1996Album
Take My Hand, Precious LordClara Ward1996Compil.
The Very GreatestClara Ward1995Compil.
LiveClara Ward And Ward Singers1981Album
The Very Greatest 24 Original HitsClara Ward1979Album
Receive Me LordClara Ward1973Album
Will The Circle Be Unbroken / Lean On MeClara Ward & The Clara Ward Singers1973Single
We Remember Clara WardClara Ward1973Album
Beams Of Heaven / Last Mile Of The WayClara Ward1972Single
A Vision Of TruthClara Ward And Ward Singers1972Album
We'll Soon Be Done With Troubles And Trials / What Could I DoClara Ward1972Single
EssenceClara Ward1972Album
I Thank YouClara Ward1972Single
Hymn To Freedom / Everything Is BeautifulClara Ward And Ward Singers1971Single
Walk A Mile In My ShoesClara Ward & Ward Singers1971Album
America The Beautiful / I Pray For PeopleClara Ward1969Single
Soul And InspirationClara Ward1969Album
You're Not Alone / Dead End StreetClara Ward1969Single
It Is No Secret / I Pray For PeopleClara Ward1967Single
Hang Your Tears Out To DryClara Ward1966Album
America The BeautifulClara Ward1966Single
The Right Direction / Tear It DownClara Ward1966Single
The Right Direction / Tear It DownClara Ward1966Single
The Heart The Faith The Soul OfClara Ward1966Album
Help!Clara Ward1966Single
The Right Direction / Tear It DownClara Ward1966Single
Didn't It Rain / The Old LandmarkClara Ward And The Clara Ward Singers1965Single
All God's Chillun Got ShoesClara Ward And The Clara Ward Singers1965Single
Down By The RiversideClara Ward1965Album
Negro SpiritualsClara Ward1965Single
Gonna Build A MountainClara Ward1965Single
I BelieveClara Ward And The Clara Ward Singers1965Single
The Scripture In Song Series Book VIClara Ward1964Album
When The Saints Go Marching InClara Ward With The Clara Ward Singers1964Single
In The GardenClara Ward And The Clara Ward Singers1963Album
And Her Gospel Singers At The Village GateClara Ward1963Album
"Come In The Room"Clara Ward1962Album
The Best Of Clara WardClara Ward1961Compil.
SummertimeClara Ward1960Single
That's All I Need / I Found The Keys To The KingdomClara Ward1960Single
That Old LandmarkClara Ward And Ward Singers1959Album
HymnsClara Ward1959Album
Gospel ConcertClara Ward1959Single
SummertimeClara Ward1959Single
Hallelujah!Clara Ward1959Album
Gospel ConcertClara Ward1959Album
The Day Is Passed And Gone / Prayer Changes ThingsClara Ward1959Album
He's Got The Whole World In His HandsClara Ward And Ward Singers / The Lawrence Roberts Singers / The Raymond Rasberry Singers1958Album
I Feel The Holy SpiritClara Ward And Ward Singers1958Album
Were You There / Come OnClara Ward1958Single
Time Is Winding Up / Whosoever WillClara Ward1957Single
Redeemed / Pay DayClara Ward1956Single
I Heard Of A City Called The New Jerusalem / Faith Moves MountainsClara Ward1953Album
I Will Trust In The Lord / I Know What He's Done For MeClara Ward1952Album
This Little Light Of Mine / Just A Little WhileWard Singers, Clara Ward1952Album
How I Got Over / The FountainClara Ward1951Album
Oh My Lord, What A Time / When He SpokeWard Singers / Clara Ward1951Album
When I Get Home / Jesus Is All The World To MeWard Singers / Clara Ward1947Album
Memorial AlbumClara WardAlbum
In The MorningClara WardSingle
The Fountain / How I Got OverClara WardSingle
You're Not Alone / Dead End StreetClara WardSingle
Great Moments In GospelClara WardAlbum
The Gospel Soul Of Clara Ward & The Famous Ward SingersClara Ward & Ward SingersAlbum
Born Free / SomewhereClara WardSingle
"Gospel" In ConcertClara WardAlbum
Gospel-SongsClara WardSingle
Out On A Hill / On Higher GroundClara WardAlbum
Soul & InspirationClara WardAlbum
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