“God Is” (1979)- Rev. James Cleveland

“God Our Father, Christ Our Redeemer, the Holy Spirit Our Comforter, Humankind Our Family”

“God Is” (1979)- Rev. James Cleveland

The Reverend Dr. James Edward Cleveland (December 5, 1931 – February 9, 1991) was a gospel singer, musician, and composer. Known as the King of Gospel music, Cleveland was a driving force behind the creation of the modern gospel sound by incorporating traditional black gospel, modern soul, pop, and jazz in arrangements for mass choirs. Throughout his career, Cleveland appeared on hundreds of recordings, won 4 Grammy Awards, and received a star along the Hollywood Walk of Fame.