Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends - Amazing Grace (Hymns)

Published Tuesday 9th October 2007
Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends - Amazing Grace (Hymns)
Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends - Amazing Grace (Hymns)

STYLE: Southern Gospel
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 29409-13136
LABEL: Gaither Music Group SHD2725
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RELEASE DATE: 2007-09-30
RRP: £7.99

Reviewed by Dave Brassington

A new recording from The Gaithers with 17 tracks of very pleasant listening. The title track opens up proceedings featuring Buddy Greene on harmonica, the strong voice of Russ Taff and The Booth Brothers. There are a variety of other artists such as Lynda Randle, Kim Hopper, Brenda Lee (making her Gaither debut), The Isaacs, The Gaither Vocal Band plus Ernie Haase And Signature Sound. We have some lovely renditions of "Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior", "At Calvary", "Love Lifted Me", "Just A Little Talk With Jesus", etc. I was a little puzzled that there were some newer songs as the cover of the album gave the impression that these were all "great hymns", but that is only a small quibble. This is one of the better new albums I have heard from The Gaithers for some time.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Amazing Grace [Listen]
2. God Of Our Fathers [Listen]
3. Come, Thou Fount Of Every Blessing [Listen]
4. Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior [Listen]
5. Tell Me The Story Of Jesus-I Love To Tell The Story [Listen]
6. At Calvary [Listen]
7. Love Lifted Me [Listen]
8. Just A Little Talk With Jesus [Listen]
9. Hymns Of The Cross [Listen]
10. I Need Thee Every Hour [Listen]
11. If We Never Meet Again [Listen]
12. Jesus Paid It All [Listen]
13. Then Jesus Came [Listen]
14. I Surrender All [Listen]
15. Burdens Are Lifted At Calvary [Listen]
16. I Then Shall Live [Listen]
17. The Lord's Prayer [Listen]

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Product Description
Featuring 18 popular hymns sung by the Homecoming Friends and a 23 piece orchestra.
Bill and Gloria Gaither have been busy again, this time in Nashville where they gathered The Homecoming Friends together to sing more of your favourite hymns and songs.
This release was recorded as a follow up to the popular 'Hymns' and 'Church In The Wildwood' recordings.
Over 150 friends where present including Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, Lynda Randle, The Isaacs, The Martins, Ivan Parker, Janet Paschal, Russ Taff, The Crabb Family, Andrae Crouch, Jessie Dixon, Larry Ford, Joy Gardner, Brenda Lee, The Oak Ridge Boys, and Randy Owen (Alabama).

Reader Comments

Posted by Donna Marcus in Seneca, Missouri @ 15:10 on Dec 28 2007

I saw and listened to "Amazing Grace" last night on tv!! It touched me sooo much and I hope to purchase the cd before too long. My health has declined so much in the past 3 years and nearly all my hair is gone. I miss attending your concerts in Tulsa but am not able to go anymore. GOD bless you "all" for such meaningful old Hymns!!!! Donna



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