Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends - Harmony In The Heartland
STYLE: Southern Gospel RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 3136- LABEL: Spring House SHD2264 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1 RRP: £5.99
Reviewed by Steve Best
Laid back workouts of popular gospel, country, spiritual and traditional songs. My first reaction was horror at the cheesy and highly irritating applause that follows each solo verse and bemusement at the appearance of respected artists such as Michael English and Jessy Dixon, but by the album's close I was warming to the heartfelt and undeniably high quality performances, characterised by two genuinely moving moments; one an unaccompanied "Amazing Grace", short but poignant, and the thought-provoking "Daddy Cut My Hair", recently covered by Gary Chapman on his 'Outside' set.
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A Homecoming classic from Indiana. The Homecoming friends share music, tears and laughter. Features Jeff & Sheri Easter, Vestal Goodman and the late Glen Payne and Rex Nelon. Includes : 'Until I found the Lord, Getting ready today'.