The Legendary Caravans were reunited once again to pay homage and celebrate the life of the group organizerand the Queen of Gospel, Dr. Albertina Walker during the celebration services held in Chicago on October 15, 2010 at the West Point Baptist Church. Singing together again were Pastor Shirley Caesar, Evangelist Dorothy Norwood, Inez Andrews, Delois Washington, Gwen Morgan and Loleatta Howard backed by Faith Howard and Just Friends.
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The Queen of Gospel, Dr. Albertina Walker has used her website (albertinawalker.com) to make a statement regarding her recent illness and recuperation over the past couple of weeks. In addition, a new documentary chronicling her life and times is now available. Albertina Walker: A True Music Legend tells the story of her humble beginnings on the southside of Chicago, her meeting Robert Anderson , the formation of the Caravans and much more. Some never before seen photos and early footage are also included.
The Albertina Walker Scholarship Foundation presents the Queen of Gospel, Dr. Albertina Walker and Friends in a gospel extravaganza on Monday, August 30th at the New Covenant Baptist Church in Chicago. Joining in the celebration this year is the First Lady of Gospel, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Harvey Watkins of the Canton Spirituals, Chicago choirs – Malcolm Williams and the Voices of Great Faith and Percy Gray and Joshua’s Troop and other surprise guests. Hosting the evening’s festivities is the Ambassador of Gospel, Dr. Bobby Jones and International Gospel Music Consultant and Radio Personality Pam Morris.