Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends - Rocky Mountain Homecoming
STYLE: Southern Gospel RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 10104-DVD60 LABEL: Gaither Music Group SHDVD4472 FORMAT: DVD Music video ITEMS: 1 RELEASE DATE: 2003-10-03 RRP: £11.99
Reviewed by Dave Brassington
This DVD is set in some simply stunning scenery! Recorded on location at Red Rocks amphitheatre, Colorado and with many scenic backgrounds, the album begins with a tribute to the local home state. The Gaither Vocal Band are in particularly good voice on several tracks, although "America, The Beautiful" might grate on a few British ears. Having said that, I must observe that this is one of the best Homecoming DVD's I have had the pleasure of watching, it is just a pity that a comedy spot from Taylor Mason detracts from the album. The singing of 18 year old Lauren Talley on "He's Alive" is particularly outstanding and the tribute to the late Hovie Lister is very moving. But undoubtedly the most outstanding track for me is "Sweet Holy Spirit" by The Isaacs with their wonderful harmonies on a great tune with bluegrass style backing. To sum up, if you only wanted to buy one Gaither Homecoming DVD, you would do well to make it this one, it really is very good.
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The majestic splendor of Colorado's Rocky Mountains provide a dramatic backdrop for the Gaither Vocal Band-hosted Rocky Mountain Homecoming and Red Rocks Homecoming, recorded at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders. Bill and Gloria Gaither's Homecoming Friends, along with Gaither Vocal Band members Guy Penrod, David Phelps, and Russ Taff pay tribute in song and spoken word to the beauty of America's west.