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the first 50 years
More than 50 years ago, Lynn Royce Taylor and friend David Musselman formed a duet they named the Gospel Chords. From the start they were singing nearly every week. A mere three years later they had evolved into a quartet and were now nationally performing in churches, fairs, corporate events, TV, radio, and recording 16 vinyl LPs.
The Chords continued for over twelve years. By now, Royce had three young boys and set his singing career aside to finished college and work in business and marketing and raise his young family. One of the highlights in this time, was “Royce, Your Voice in the Morning” radio personality on WKTK 96.7 FM contemporary Christian radio station.
In 1991, the Vogues invited him to sing tenor. In the 60s the original four members charted 24 popular hit songs including, “You Are My Special Angel, Turn Around Look at Me, Five O’clock World, and, You’re The One,” and were #3 behind the Beatles on the BillboardMusic Charts. Even now, he continues to sing this great oldies Rock ’n Roll in fun shows across America.
Royce moved to Nashville, TN and returned to Gospel Quartet music in 2002. Joining the Stamps Quartet, and Elvis’ Imperials introduced him to the world of Elvis Presley. this amazing career has paired with the Colorado Symphony, Radio City Music Hall, and Historic Cathedrals in Europe and the UK, as well as 5 world tours with Big Screen Multimedia Show, “Elvis Presley in Concert” sharing the stage with the original cast of Elvis’ Las Vegas Hilton show: TCB Band and orchestra. For another eight years, he toured Europe with the TCB Band; James Burton, Glen D. Hardin and Ronnie Tutt.
From his Nashville home, he continues to sing a variety of popular and gospel music and take the calling to share the living Word of God and message of love. His mandate is to entertain and inspire around the world.