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
Libra Nicole Boyd, PhD is a musician, award-winning author, gospel music aficionado, and the founder and editor of Gospel Music Fever™. Her commitment to journalistic integrity includes bringing you reliable gospel music content that uplifts and advances the art form. Libra is presently working on several scholarly projects about gospel music in the media as well as gospel music in social movements.