Doris Sykes, noted Chicago gospel singer, to be remembered, celebrated this weekend

GMF was sad to learn of the passing of well-known Chi-Town area singer, Doris Sykes, last week.  Her biography is part of Bob Marovich’s current book A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music.  An excerpt as well as homegoing arrangements are available here: Doris Sykes, Longtime Soloist for Christian Tabernacle, Passes Away