Music: Goldert Gate in Washington

Christ is seldom mentioned reverently in a nightclub, and His story has never been made into a floor show—until last year in Manhattan. Since then the gospel story, sung in a spiritual called John the Revelator, has regularly evoked pin-drop silence in both downtown and uptown branches of Barney Josephson's Café Society. John the Revelator is one of the hit songs of a Negro group named the Golden Gate Quartet, whose hushed voices, to the rhythm of reverential thigh-slaps and foot-taps, make spirituals sound—in the jazzmen's phrase—out of this world. Recently a Café Societarian, Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr., took his...

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