Radio's Roy Gray Says Sandy Foster Lost Joe Watson And Laughs
"Just about everyone with whom I've spoken concerning the recent passing of Joe Watson of 'The Five Blind of Mississippi' has talked about his great sense of humor, and Joe and lead singer Sandy were like brothers, so I was anxious to find out how the humor impacted Sandy," said Popular Weekend Radio Personality Roy Gray, clutching a doctor-prescribed inhaler, thanks to an apparent asthma attack.
"Yea, he had a real good sense of humor," recalls Sandy Foster, the famed lead singer for The Blind Boys.
"He always kept me laughing," continued Foster, emphasizing, "He was a very comical guy.
"And we're gonna really miss Joe...I loved Joe like he was my own brother."
Foster said Watson was "a good person" and was responsible for the group's background vocals.
"He was the head of the background," Foster explained, pointing out that Watson loved The Blind Boys hit song entitled "It Could Have Been Me" for its message and beautiful background sound.
"It could have been me, instead of Joe Watson, but I thank God for allowing me to stay here a little while longer to spread the (simply) good news of the Gospel," reasoned Foster.
Foster's children also sing.
"My Daughter, Dee Dee Foster sings background for Jessica Simpson...She's doing real well...And Little Sandy, my fourteen year old son, would like to also be out on the road some day," said proud papa Foster.
Gray, who is also an independent voice-over artist and cousin of "Mary Mary" Super Producer Warryn "Baby Dubb" Campbell, hosts the popular "Simply Gospel" music program, which airs live on theICN.Com (The International Christian Network) every Saturday Night at 6 PST.
Gray is always looking for your help tracking down the following stories and more:
1. A portrait of a family living on a dollar a day
2. A day in the life of an AIDS patient raising kids
3. An investigation of people being sold into slavery in places like Ghana
4. A profile of a person who fixes up old furniture/houses for new immigrants
5. New business ventures in places like rural Mexico.
6. People helping to save the planet.
The International Christian (Radio) Network broadcasts live Gospel Music Programs, featuring selected station-sponsored radio personalities like Roy Gray.
Simply Gospel Radio, founded by "Your Uncle Bill," furnishes Roy Gray's talent package to various radio stations. www.SimplyGospel.TV
Roy Gray Entertainment also does non-union voice-overs (from television and radio imaging to long-form corporate and industrial) using professional studios; and freelance radio field reports using PMD660 and other Professional Field Reporting Equipment
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"Roy Gray Entertainment"
P.O. Box 51773
Irvine, CA 92619
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