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Beatrice Myricks Mitchell


Beatrice Myricks Mitchell, known in the entertainment world as Delilah in the group "Samson and Delilah" was born and raised in Massillon, Ohio. Beatrice graduated from Washington High School in 1962.

Beatrice left Massillon to perform and entertain in their singing group in 1965. Beatrice & Anthony known as Samson & Delilah opened up for groups such as Sister Sledge, Commodores and many other singing groups throughout the years.


Samson & Delilah performed throughout the United States. Beatrice performed at the

Apollo Theater in Harlem opening up for Moms Mabley. While singing in Pittsburgh,

Pennsylvania, Beatrice opened up for Luther Vandross's concert.


Beatrice also did a song with a young man by the name of Sputzy who wrote the song

for the movie called "Day of the Dead." The song was featured at the very end of the

movie.


Beatrice and her husband Anthony Mitchell, know as Samson, continued to perform in

different cities until they retired from R&B entertainment and starting sing Gospel

music, Beatrice and Anthony Mitchell made their home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where they currently reside. Beatrice and Anthony returned to their roots by joining Mount Ararat

Baptist Church and singing Gospel Music and became very active in Church. Beatrice

and Anthony continue to sing but now singing for the Lord!

Image above: Front row left to right: Anthony Mitchell ("Samson"), Beatrice Myricks-Mitchell ("Delilah"), and Arthur Henderson. Back row left to right: Mark Sibley, Rex Richardson, and Steel Bill.

Images courtesy Beatrice Myricks Mitchell




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