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Fisk Jubilee Singers

By | 2000 Inductees

The Fisk Jubilee Singers, associated with Fisk University, is a historic ensemble, which popularized “slave songs.” The group has received several awards including the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed on…

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The Oak Ridge Boys

By | 2000 Inductees

Theirs is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country…

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Albertina Walker

By | 2001 Inductees

Singing in church since the age of four, Chicago-born Albertina Walker had already been a member of a number of choirs and touring gospel groups by the time she organized…

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Elvis Presley

By | 2001 Inductees

There is very little that hasn’t been said or written about Elvis Presley, but the area of his life least discussed was that most important to him- his spirituality and…

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Larry Norman

By | 2001 Inductees

One of the founding fathers of “Jesus Music” in the late ’60s, Larry Norman left L.A.-based band People! (whose cover of The Zombies’ “I Love You” was a hit for…

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Kurt Kaiser

By | 2001 Inductees

Kurt Kaiser joined Word, Inc. in 1959 as director of A&R and later became vice president and director of Word Music. Kurt has arranged and produced albums for Kathleen Battle,…

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Keith Green

By | 2001 Inductees

Before entering his teenage years, Keith Green had a recording contract with Decca Productions and became the youngest member of ASCAP at 11 years old. But his predicted teen idol…

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Doris Akers

By | 2001 Inductees

Doris Akers is probably best known for composting the songs “Sweet, Sweet Sprit,” “Sweet Jesus” and “I Cannot Fail the Lord,” but her multiple talents included recording artist, music arranger…

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Rambos

By | 2001 Inductees

Buck and Dottie Rambo began their career together in the 1950s as the Gospel Echoes, changing their name to The Singing Rambos when 13 year old daughter Reba joined the…

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