Joyce "Dottie" Rambo, an influential gospel singer and songwriter, died early Sunday when her tour bus ran off a highway and struck an embankment. She was 74.
Rambo, who learned to play guitar as a girl while listening to the Grand Ole Opry on the radio, has hundreds of published songs, including gospel classics such as "He Looked Beyond My Fault and Saw My Need" and the 1982 Gospel Music Assn. song of the year, "We Shall Behold Him." Rambo was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame last year and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in 2006.
Elvis Presley recorded her composition "If That Isn't Love" which was first released on the "Good Times" album in 1973.
Joyce 'Dottie' Rambo DiedMay 12, 2008 | People Source:Various
Jerome wrote on May 12, 2008
thank your for the inspirational music you gave to us, may you find rest with the Lord
circleG wrote on May 12, 2008
beautiful photo. beautiful person who kept doing the Lords work till her last breath RIP.
Sirbalkan wrote on May 12, 2008
Such a shame that another talented,nice and a special human being passed away;This time because of a tragical accident. Rest In Peace Joyce "Dottie" Rambo. And I hope her family gets better soon.
Presleygirl wrote on May 13, 2008
She and her music, such blessings to the world. She will be missed! May she be singing in Heaven to our Lord with Elvis.