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The Stamps-Baxter Music Company was an influential southern music publishing company in the shape note gospel field. The company issued several paperback publications each year with cheap binding and printed on cheap paper.
Thus, the older books are now in delicate condition. These songbooks were used in church singing events, called "conventions," as well as at other church events,  although they did not take the place of regular hymnals. Stamps and Baxter operated a music school which was the primary source of the thousands Little Brown Jug - Various - 50 Childrens Favorites gospel songs they published.
Another major part of the corporation was its sponsorship of gospel quartets who sang the company's music in churches throughout the southern United States. At the end of World War II they were sponsoring 35 such quartets. This station would boost its transmitting power at midnight, so that it could be heard across the nation. Each part of the corporation supported every other part, giving strength to the entire organization.
Virgil Oliver Stamps founded the company in and J. Baxter Jr. Stamps got his start working for the James D. Vaughan Publishing Company from which he got many of his business ideas. InFrank Stampsyounger brother of V. Stamps, left the organization to form the rival Stamps Quartet Music Company.
Stamps died inleaving the company to J. After Baxter died inhis widow, Clarice Howard "Ma" Baxter, ran the company until her death in The "convention" song books typically included songs. The first song would be on the inside front cover, numbered 00 with the first song inside the book being numbered 1-A, and the rest of the songs were numbered 1 through In addition, one or two songs from earlier Stamps-Baxter publications might Golden Gospel Theme Song - The Golden Gospel Singers - The Golden Gospel Singers Harlem USA included.
The other songs would consist of new material that had never been published before. The Stamps-Baxter company was careful to renew its copyrights under United States copyright law. There is also a claim to copyright on these songs. This large collection includes all of the Stamps-Baxter convention songs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chattanooga, TennesseeU. Pangburn, ArkansasU.
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