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amen corner

1. An area of seats in a church that is occupied by ardent worshippers. Aunt Mildred goes to church every day, so she sits in the amen corner on Sundays, while we're stuck in the back of the congregation.
2. The tireless supporters of a person, group, or cause. It's a good thing that councilman has his amen corner to rally behind him, because none of the townspeople support his new bill!
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After Amen Corner disbanded at the end of 1969, Neil joined the band Fair Weather with several members of Amen Corner.
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He had bogeyed 10th and 11th as Amen Corner swallowed another victim.
The world No.30 said: "I played well around Amen Corner.
The World No.30 said: "I played well around Amen Corner. At 12 it was straight downwind and I hit a wedge to four feet.
ANDY FAIRWEATHER LOW The former Amen Corner man and Cardiff boy made good is the subject of a documentary on BBC1 Wales tomorrow night at 10.35pm.
And just around the corner, in 4 St James' Terrace, Centered Chiropractic have settled in following their move from Amen Corner in the city centre.
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The Welsh-born musician, who is most famous for being the lead singer of the 1960s mod rock band Amen Corner, will take the stage at a dinner concert.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, The Searchers, The Move, PJ Proby, Alvin Stardust and The New Amen Corner will share the stage at The Bowl, in Burntwood, on Sunday, August 9.
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He wrote and directed more than 50 stage productions including "Sophisticated Ladies" and "The Amen Corner" by James Baldwin.