Dr. Mable John

Oral History Information

Dr. Mable John is a person that plays many roles to a wide variety of people. She is a singer, songwriter, arranger, producer, author, educator, leader, minister, mentor, and a friend. Her career as a backup singer and soloist broke ground at Stax Records, with Ray Charles and in the church. Graceful and always respected, Dr. John has been teacher to her students and her audiences. She has been given many awards for her service to music and music education including the AMC Support Music Award in 2004.