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Genesis members, others respond to LDS racism statement

Over my head I see trouble in the air

Over my head I see trouble in the air

Over my head I see trouble in the air

There must be a God somewhere

James Sheppard's powerful voice seemed to lift everyone in the packed LDS meetinghouse Sunday night to his or her feet. He didn't lead the singing of the "Gospel Song of Praise" in the way that is traditional for Mormon choristers: standing behind a music stand and beating out the measures with a waving, wandering hand to swelling organ accompaniment. Instead, he stood at the podium, the microphone pulled close to his mouth, and with passion and power in his soul-stirring baritone voice, he led the congregational in a cappella singing like a good shepherd leads his sheep.

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