Related Information for Howard Tate Howard Tate is an American soul music singer and songwriter. He was born August 14, 1939, in Macon, Georgia, and moved with his family to Philadelphia in the early 1940s. In his teens, he joined a gospel music group that included Garnett Mimms, and as the Gainors, the group in the early 1960s recorded rhythm and blues sides for Mercury Records and Cameo Records. Tate performed with organist Bill Doggett and returned to Philadelphia.Garnett Mimms, now leading a group called the Enchanters,.. read more