Â 04/22/13 Musician Fred Walker of Baroda, Michigan recently performed at Millerâ€™s Senior Living Community in Plymouth.Â Walker is a crowd favorite and has a unique way of preparing his program to highlight the important holidays during the month.Â However even by Walkerâ€™s admission â€“ there just wasnâ€™t â€śmuch happening in Aprilâ€ť.
â€śWe have April Foolâ€™s Day and Tax Day during April which some think may be one and the same,â€ť exclaimed Walker.Â
He then broke into the song â€śIâ€™m Forever Blowing Bubblesâ€ť.
â€śWe have storms in April,â€ť Walker proclaimed.
He then sang a few weather related songs including â€śPennies from Heavenâ€ť, â€śBlue Eyes Crying in the Rainâ€ť, and â€śApril Showersâ€ť.
The song â€śApril Showersâ€ť led Walker to ask the crowd what springtime songs they could name.Â As they named the songs, he sang them.Â These included â€śSpringtime in the Rockiesâ€ť, â€śLet A Smile Be Your Umbrellaâ€ť, â€śWhen Youâ€™re Smilingâ€ť, and â€śTake Me Out To The Ballgameâ€ť.
Walker concluded his program with a nice selection of gospel hymns.Â The audience enjoyed hearing resident and former gospel quartet singer Jim Winengar join with Walker on his rendition of â€śIn the Gardenâ€ť.
Walker will return to the millerâ€™s campus on Friday, July 12th.Â He will appear in concert at the nursing facility at 2:15 p.m. and at the assisted living at 3:30 p.m.Â Both concerts are free and open to the public.
Photo Caption:Â Jim Winengar, Millerâ€™s Senior Living Community resident and former quartet member joined entertainer Fred Walker on a gospel song at a recent concert.