Virginia Beach, Va —On November 11, 2021, Haywood and Jeannie Gregory released their single “The Cry of The MIA” on behalf of the Vietnam Veterans and their families. In commemoration of “Veteran’s Day”, the Gregory’s performed their single at the session of the New Jersey General Assembly in the city of Trenton, New Jersey on November 14th, 1994. The Gregory’s were honored with two resolutions, one from the New Jersey General Assembly and the other from the New Jersey State Senate. At the time of the awarded resolutions, Haywood and Jeannie Gregory both were residents of Jersey City, New Jersey who now reside in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The two resolutions classified Haywood and Jeannie Gregory as world class musicians who have dedicated and devoted their musical talents to the cause of the Vietnam Veterans and their families. Haywood and Jeannie Gregory are especially commended for their dedicated family life, their outstanding careers as exemplary models of the American family and contributions to lifting the spirits of veterans who served in wars on behalf of our great nation. Each and every veteran who served are deserving of recognition and tribute by the citizens of the State of New Jersey as well as every State in the Union. The New Jersey General Assembly and the New Jersey State Senate therefore has honored Haywood and Jeannie Gregory, commend their praiseworthy service, and extends best wishes for their continued success and happiness. The General Assembly Resolution was signed by “Speaker of the General Assembly” Garabed Chuck Haytaian and attested by the “Clerk of the General Assembly” Donna Bakelaar. The State Resolution was signed by the “President of the New Jersey Senate”, the Honorable
Dmalt T. Di Francisco and attested by “Secretary of the Senate” Dolsan A. Kirk.
Haywood and Jeanne C. Gregory is an American Gospel, R&B, Jazz , Rock and Country duo of entertainers made up as husband and wife. Born and raised in Savannah, GA, Haywood and Jeanne C. Gregory met each other in 1959 at the age of 12 years old. They were middle school sweet hearts. At the age of 19 they were married and four children came from their union. In 1969, Haywood and Jeanne moved from Savannah, Georgia to start a new life in Jersey City, New Jersey. It was a great move, especially for music because they got the chance to perform and share the stage with some great stars in various music genres. Some of the stars includes Bruce Springsteen, Killer Joe, The Romero Brothers, The Blues Jumpers, Buster Poindexter, Joe Delia & The All Stars, Ronnie Dove, Otis Blackwell, The Marvelettes and many others. Haywood and Jeanne C. Gregory also performed on The Joe Franklin Show on TV Channel 9 in New York City. In the 1990’s, the duo performed with the Romero Brothers at Bruce Willis Liberty Theatre in Sun Valley Idaho. Bruce Willis complimented Jeanne on her stage presence as well as an awesome vocalist. Haywood and Jeanne C. Gregory stated that they will never forget entertaining the Veterans at various hospitals in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, “What a great experience” they said. To help bring in the New Year in 2000, Haywood and Jeanne Gregory, and The Blues Jumpers performed for our troops at the U.S. Sigonella Naval Air Station base in Sicily, Italy. The husband and wife duo are still singing and performing together to this day.
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