Albertina Walker, “Old Time Religion” Dies @ 81

Albertina Walker, popularly known as the “Queen of Gospel” has gone to be with the Lord.

She was born in Chicago in 1929, and started to sing for the children’s choir of the West Point Baptist Church when she was just 4 years old.

By age of 22 she had organized the Caravans, her gospel group.

She is known for a long list of songs including Lord Remember Me, Walk Around Heaven and Lord Keep Me Day by Day.

Albertina had been in the hospital since August 29, when she celebrated her 81st birthday.

God be with you till we meet again.

Albertina Walker

Albertina Walker

 

Culled from Fox Chicago News

This is Gospel Metropolitan!

 

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