Albertina Walker (1929-2010)

Contralto gospel singer and conductor Albertina Walker, youngest of eight siblings, was born on August 29, 1929, in the Bronzeville community of Chicago, Illinois to Ruben Walker from Bibb County, Georgia, and Camille Coleman Walker from Houston County, Georgia. She began singing with her home … Read MoreAlbertina Walker (1929-2010)

The Soul Stirrers (1926-1990)

The Soul Stirrers were one of the most popular and influential gospel groups of the 20th century. The group was formed by countertenor/falsetto Silas Roy Crain, baritone Reubert H. Harris, baritone Thomas L. Brewster, tenor Edward Allen Rundless, Jr., and bass O.W. Thomas on September … Read MoreThe Soul Stirrers (1926-1990)