James Blackwood


Born: 8/4/1919 in Choctaw County, Mississippi
Died: 2/3/2002
Age: 82
Cause of death: complications from a stroke

Full name: James Webre Blackwood
Noted For: southern gospel singer; founding member and lead singer of the Blackwood Brothers (1934-69). Member of the Masters V Quartet (1980-88), leader of the James Blackwood Quartet (1990-98). Brother of Roy and Doyle Blackwood, father of James Blackwood Jr., uncle of Cecil Blackwood.