Glen Burleigh's gospel classic "Order My Steps", Barbara Johnson Tucker was born June 28, 1949 in Conroe. The song won the 1994 Texas Gospel Music Awards Song of the Year and was nominated for a Dove award the following year.
Mrs. Tucker began her career singing as a child with her mother, brother and sister, and later attended Texas Southern University. In 1969 she appeared in the Broadway play "The Great White Hope" and performed at Carnegie Hall. She sang at the funerals of Mickey Leland and Barbara Jordan. In 2000 she was presented in concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
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