Related Information for Soul Stirrers One of the preminent & most widely known gospel groups of the 20th century, founded in Texas in the late 1920's. Early on the group was defined by the vocals of R.H Harris, and longtime member and actual group founder Roy Crain.Alan Lomax recorded the group in 1936 for the US Library of Congress, but the group made many more recordings over the next several decades. These include notable releases on Art Rupe's Specialty label, and some on former member Sam Cooke's SAR label in.. read more