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She was born Marie Roach  in Its Not Over (House Mix) - Crackerjack - Its Not Over though she claimed to have been born in Her father was a construction worker and the family were members of the Church of God in Christ.
She married preacher Albert Knight in but the union ended in divorce. While she was touring with Sister Rosetta in the s, her two children died in a fire at her mother's house in New Jersey. Inshe made her first recordings, for Haven Records with the masters soon purchased by Signature Records as a member of The Sunset Four.
She continued to record and perform with Tharpe through the s, sometimes acting out the parts of "the Saint and the Sinner", with Tharpe as the saint and Knight as the sinner. She left Tharpe to go solo aroundand put together a backing group, The Millionaires Thomasina Stewart, Eleonore King and Roberta Joneswith whom she recorded the album Songs of the Gospel.
In she recorded the single "Come Tomorrow", which was later a hit for Manfred Mann. Inhaving given up performing secular music, she recorded another gospel album, Marie Knight: Today.
InKnight made a comeback in the gospel world, recording for a tribute album to Tharpe. She released a full-length album, Let Us Get Togetheron her manager's label in Marie Knight died in Harlem of complications from pneumoniaon August 30,aged She was survived by a sister, Bernice Henry.
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