Born May 1, 1935 in Greenwood, South Carolina, few individuals touched more aspects of Southern Gospel in the second half of the twentieth century than Jerry Goff.
A talented singer, musician, and song writer, he also helped pioneer some of the most successful ventures into television in the 1960s. Behind the scenes of the popular Gospel Singing Caravan, he stepped forward with his own popular Gospel Music program several years later under the title America Sings, where his musical abilities earned him the unofficial title of "Mr. Gospel Trumpet."
Jerry also formed Jerry and the Singing Goffs, a group that traveled and sang throughout the decades of the 1970s and 1980s.
In the 1990s, he also became well known as a Gospel Music emcee. A talented performer, speaker and promoter, Jerry Goff always represented Southern Gospel with class and dignity.
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