The music of Lucie Eddie Campbell has inspired millions of Christians the world over and continues to do so to this day. In a day when modern gospel music almost reigns supreme among the young people of the Black Baptist church, the music of Lucie E. Campbell still moves the emotions, soothes the soul, and calls the mind to meditate. Her music comes to the hearer as hymns of the heart. The pathos and pain of life’s experiences with God through Jesus Christ are all felt in the melodic medlies she bequeaths to us. Her religious fervor reaches out to us, reminds us of man’s rendezvous with God, his hunt for heaven, his human desire to one day look upon the Face of the Divine God, the Father of the Universe and Creator of us all.
The life story of Miss Lucie Eddie Campbell is a moving episodic saga, as told by Dr. Charles Walker. He brings her to life. As we read his account of her experiences, we are placed alongside of her and the many things in which she was engaged. The manner in which he treats Miss Lucie makes us laugh and cry with her as we relive her days. It is without doubt that Miss Lucie, through her music, will be immortal. Now that Dr. Walker has set in print her life’s story, she also will be immortal in word.