Legendary Gospel Announcer Al Hobbs Passes Away

The gospel community is mourning the loss of  Al “The Bishop” Hobbs. The news came today that the Gospel announcer and Vice Chair of the Gospel Music Workshop of America has passed away.  Hobbs had devoted more than 50 years to Gospel Music  and made many contributions including being  Chairman of the Gospel Announcers’ Guild (GAG).

Positively Gospel extends heartfelt sympathies to the family of Al Hobbs.  Read the full story on The Journal of Gospel Music


Al Hobbs dies

Sarah Hearn
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