Who Is Roy Brown A Bricklayer

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Roy Brown lived in many different places during his life. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 10, 1925. His mother, Mahalia Jackson, was a church singer and organist. His father, Yancy Brown, was a plasterer as well as a bricklayer. Being a plasterer and bricklayer requires them to move a lot. During their move, Brown sang in churches and worked in the sugarcane field. Brown was raised in a spiritual household so it come to no surprise at age 12 he formed a quartet called Rookie four that sung religious songs; however, he wanted to become a professional boxer. Brown was always compared to his mother because their singing style was equivalent: voice, tone and precise articulation. Sadly his mother died two years later when he
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