Singing twins set to perform

DOWNEY - The Good Twins, a pair of singing identical twins who have released 33 studio albums, will perform at Downey First Christian Church on Feb. 8 at 3:30 p.m.The Good Twins, Dwight and Dwayne, began singing together at age 3. Growing up in Pontiac, Ill., they began gospel singing after graduating from Lincoln Christian College in 1958. Since then they have traveled nearly 3 million miles, and performed more than 8,000 concerts in 24 different countries. The twins said they have memorized more than 500 gospel songs, and have appeared before kings, governors, at political rallies, Miss America pageants, state and county fairs, prisons, conventions, four national TV specials, and in "thousands of churches." In 1968, their album, "Church is Finally Over," won the NEFF Award as the best duet album of the year. Billboard magazine gave it a four-star rating. The Good Twins were selected to sing with the Promise Keepers Choir in Washington, D.C. in 1997, an event that drew more than 1 million men. Downey First Christian Church is at 10909 New St. in Downey. The community is invited to the concert. A freewill offering will be taken. ********** Published: January 30, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 41

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