Inez Andrews, the sprawling soprano from the legendary Caravans has passed away.
Gospel Music Critic Bob Marovich reports that Ms. Andrews died today after a long bought with illness. She was 83 years old.
Andrews’ distinct voice is instantly recognized as the lead vocalist on one of the group’s most popular classics, “Mary Don’t You Weep.” She was also the leader of the Andrewettes and recorded the song “Lord, Don’t Move My Mountain” as a solo act, which became a gospel and R&B cross-over hit.
Andrews was expected to receive the Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award at the 2013 Stellar Awards Ceremony in January.
Albertina Walker, who started the Caravans passed away in 2010. Original members Pastor Shirley Caesar, elores Washington and Dorothy Norwood remain.
Want to read more articles like this one? Subscribe to EURnewsletter.
Got A News Tip or Video You Want to Share? Contact us HERE.
- Prince Entered Treatment Program for Hip Pain & Medication Use
- Kehoe Brothers to Direct R-rated Action-comedy for Tyler Perry
- WATCH President Obama Crack on Trump, Bernie and More at WHCD
- Ray and Janay Rice Announce they Are Expecting Baby Number 2
- Fox Gives First Look at Fierce Films for 2016
- Derrick Rose Rape Accuser Pleads Not to Have Identity Revealed
- A Poisonous Spider Down Under Bites a Man...Down Under!
- A Broke Pilar Sanders Pleads with Court to Continue Her Case
- VIDEO: Deya Gets Direct With Denise Boutte on the Fantastic Voyage '16
- Drake Says New Album 'Views' Sold 630,000 Copies in One Night!
- Discover More Stories on EURweb: Click Here