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The Whispers Receive the Highest Grammy Honor From San Francisco Chapter

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On Sunday, June 12, 2005, the legendary Whispers were presented with the Governors Award, the highest honor bestowed by an Academy Chapter. The San Francisco Chapter's Governors Awards is an annual celebration honoring music legends whose creative talents and accomplishments have crossed all musical boundaries to be recognized as an asset to our music community.
On Sunday, June 12, 2005, the legendary Whispers were presented with the Governors Award, the highest honor bestowed by an Academy Chapter. The San Francisco Chapter's Governors Awards is an annual celebration honoring music legends whose creative talents and accomplishments have crossed all musical boundaries to be recognized as an asset to our music community.
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Leslie Stoval, a veteran disc jockey from KBLX-FM “The Quiet Storm” Bay Area radio, and longtime supporter and fan of the Whispers, presented the Whispers with this prestigious and historical award. Governors Award recipients have professional careers that embody high standards of excellence and integrity that the Academy champions and promotes. This year’s honorees included the Doobie Brothers, Michael Morgan, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Whispers.

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Pictured Above: Merl Saunders Jr., Chapter Executive Director, Walter Scott, Nicholas Caldwell,
Leslie Stoval, Wallace “Scotty” Scott, Leaveil Degree and Chapter President Larry Batiste.
(Photography courtesy of Askari Sowonde~ Productions)

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