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Gospel music artist Bishop F.C. Barnes passes away at 82

Bishop F.C Barnes
Yesterday, Bishop F.C. (Faircloth) Barnes, probably best known for the hit gospel song “Rough Side of the Mountain” that he recorded with Rev. Janice Brown, passed away.

Bishop Barnes, who recently celebrated his 82nd birthday on June 22, has steadily gained national and international acclaim since being called into ministry nearly 60 years ago.

He has four sons, Samuel, Luther, Tony and Melvin. In early 2010, Bishop F.C.Barnes was inducted, along with his son Luther, into the AGQC Hall of Fame. In that same year, Bishop Barnes & Company received a Stellar Award nomination for their latest CD “The Old Time Way.” He also made an memorable appearance on BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel.

During his gospel musical career, Bishop Barnes recorded 15 albums.
Please keep Barnes family and friends in your prayers.

Funeral arrangements have not been made. We will be sure to keep you updated.

Event: The Second New St. Paul Baptist Church presents An Evening of Great Gospel Quartet (DC,MD, VA)

Gospel Quartet

Pastor Nathaniel Benjamin and The Second New St. Paul Baptist Church presents an Evening of Great Gospel Quartet. The featured artist will be Luther Barnes & The Sunset Jubilaires of Rocky Mount, NC. And their will performances by various local gospel artists, including: The Southern Gospel Singers, The Burning Bush, The Soul Messengerz, The Singing Angels and The SNSP Male Chorus. They will also have food sold at the if you are free be sure to check it out.

Date: Saturday, April 10th, 2010

Time: 4pm, doors open at 3pm

Second New St. Paul Baptist Church
2400 Franklin Street, NE
Washington, DC 20018

VIP-$50, Regular Admission $25 in advance, $30 at the door
To purchase tickets contact SNSP Church Office at 202-526-2705 or Bro. Donald Stancil at 240-381-1837.