Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends - Bill Gaither's Country Gospel Favorites

Published Monday 13th July 2015
Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends - Bill Gaither's Country Gospel Favorites
Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends - Bill Gaither's Country Gospel Favorites

STYLE: Southern Gospel
RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 152714-22446
LABEL: Gaither Music Group SHD8972
FORMAT: CD Album
RELEASE DATE: 2014-08-12
RRP: £7.99

Reviewed by Dave Brassington

With such a vast quantity of recordings made by the Gaithers through their Homecoming Friends gatherings, there's plenty of opportunities to reshuffle tracks into fresh compilations and this one, featuring as it does some giants of country music, is one of their best. I've always loved the Dallas Frazier song "Baptism Of Jesse Taylor" and the Gaither Vocal Band give it a good go while the late, great George Jones was, despite his age and infirmity, still able to add his delicious country twang to "Amazing Grace". Elsewhere the Statler Brothers, Jimmy Dean, Brenda Lee, Randy Travis and soulful, blind country singer Ronnie Milsap all show off their paces on well known gospel songs. The best cut of all is Marty Stuart who with his Fabulous Superlatives adding some delicious Appalachian-style mountain harmonies to the haunting hymn "The Unseen Hand" is truly captivating.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Noah Found Grace In The Eyes Of The Lord [Listen]
2. Baptism Of Jesse Taylor [Listen]
3. Amazing Grace [Listen]
4. More Than A Name On The Wall [Listen]
5. Jesus Is Coming Soon [Listen]
6. Big Bad John [Listen]
7. What A Difference You've Made In My Life [Listen]
8. I Need Thee Every Hour [Listen]
9. Baptism [Listen]
10. That's Important To Me [Listen]
11. Just A Little Talk With Jesus [Listen]
12. The Unseen Hand [Listen]

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Product Description
Enjoy performances from some of country musicís most acclaimed artists with this new release featuring some of Bill Gaitherís favourite moments alongside country gospel recording artists who have shared the stage with the Homecoming family of artists.

Household names such as the Oak Ridge Boys, George Jones, Ronnie Milsap, the Statler Brothers and more deliver powerhouse gospel songs with their signature twang and a whole lot of heart.

Whether itís up-and-coming singers like the duo Joey+Rory or longtime legends including Brenda Lee and Jimmy Dean, youíll enjoy these special moments and popular tunes sung only as these down home folks can sing them!

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