Homecoming: The Story of Southern Gospel Music Through the Eyes of Its Best-loved Performers

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Zondervan, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 217 pages
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With the comfortable warmth of a fireside chat, renowned gospel musician Bill Gaither invites us to relax with old friends such as The Happy Goodmans, The Cathedrals, Jake Hess, The Speer Family, The Blackwood Brothers, and others to hear stories of southern gospel music as seen through the eyes of its performers. A heartwarming journey from the 1930s to today.

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This is the companion volume to the video series of the same name, a celebration of Southern gospel music. Gaither, leader of the Gaither Vocal Band, is the author as well as the producer of the ... Read full review

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Bill and Gloria Gaither have co-created more than 500 songs and have recorded more than 50 albums. Their "Homecoming" videos are international bestsellers with more than 7.5 million units sold. Bill and Gloria been married for nearly 50 years.

Jerry B. Jenkins was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on September 23, 1949. He is the author of more than 175 books including the Left Behind series, Riven, Matthew's Story, The Last Operative, and The Brotherhood. He is also the former editor of Moody Magazine, and his writing has appeared in Reader's Digest, Parade, Guideposts, and dozens of Christian periodicals. He wrote the nationally syndicated sports story comic strip, Gil Thorp, from 1996-2004. He owns Jenkins Entertainment, a filmmaking company in Los Angeles, which produced the critically-acclaimed movie Hometown Legend, based on his book of the same name. He also owns the Christian Writers Guild, which trains professional Christian writers. As a marriage and family author and speaker, he has been a frequent guest on Dr. James Dobson's Focus on the Family radio program.

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