Jun 13, 2021 · Lily Isaacs is a former legendary singer who has been in the music industry for almost four decades now. She has earned a wide range of followers through her songs like “Carry Me,” “Live in Atlanta,” “I feel the Christmas spirit,” ‘Stand Still,” and many more. Quick Facts: Lily Isaacs 10 Facts on Lily Isaacs
- September 20, 1947
- Lily Isaacs
View the profiles of people named Lily Isaacs. Join Facebook to connect with Lily Isaacs and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–Lily Isaacs is the matriarch of an award-winning Christian music group that combines gospel, bluegrass and country in its latest album, “Big Sky.” The Isaacs sing with the Gaithers and have enjoyed significant success in a realm much different than where she began as a Jewish folk singer in New York City.
Lily Isaacs' autobiography is worth reading if you are an Isaacs fan. She writes with transparency and in a way that most readers will likely identify, as she navigates through coming of age and the fascinating music scene of the 1960s.
- Lily Isaacs
- Music career
The Isaacs, a multi-award winning family group who began singing 35 years ago are based out of Hendersonville, TN. The vocalists are mother Lily Isaacs and siblings Ben Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs Yeary and Rebecca Isaacs Bowman. Playing their own acoustic instruments and joined by other band members, The Isaacs have a unique style that blends tight family harmony with contemporary acoustic instrumentation that appeals to a variety of audiences. Their musical style has been influenced by many genres of music including bluegrass, rhythm and blues, folk, and country, contemporary, acoustic and southern gospel.
They perform frequently at the Grand Ole Opry, are active members on the Gaither Homecoming Videos and Concert Series, and travel internationally throughout the year to perform to welcoming fans in countries such as South Africa, Norway, Holland, Scotland, Ireland ,Israel, Canada and many more. Concert venues include civic centers, auditoriums, arenas, fair grounds, parks, churches and other locations. They have been nominated at and performed on the Dove Awards, IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) and NQC (National Quartet Convention) Awards, the ICMA Awards (Inspirational Christian Country). Other notable performances include CMA Fan Fest (Country Music Fan Fest), Carnegie Hall, and many professional sporting events, including a Cincinnati Bengal's football game, Nashville Predators Hockey games, and an Astros/ Braves baseball game. The Isaacs have won over 7 Doves in various categories and have had several Grammy nominations in their career. They feel blessed to be able to travel and spread the message of hope and grace through song and story.
Ben Isaacs is the bass player and vocalist for the Isaacs. He and his wife Mindy have three children: Jacob, Kyra and Cameron. He spends much of his time off the road in the studio producing not only The Isaacs, but also many well known artists including, The Gaither Vocal Band, The Oak Ridge Boys, Karen Peck, and Cherryholmes to name a few. He has been nominated for over six Grammys and has been voted Producer of the Year several times in the Absolutely Gospel Awards. He also has produced several Dove award winning albums. He has played bass and sang on numerous artists projects including Don Williams, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Trace Adkins, Doyle Lawson, JD Crowe and Paul WIlliams. He has been voted Male Vocalist of the Year and Musician of the Year in several prominent award shows. Ben accepted Christ as a young boy and has always had a heart for ministry and helping people.
Sonya Isaacs Yeary is the mandolin player and vocalist for the Isaacs. She is married to singer/songwriter Jimmy Yeary and they have two sons, Ayden & Gatlyn. After her solo adventure with country label Lyric Street Records, she began writing songs professionally and has had songs recorded by Trisha Yearwood, Leann Rimes, Martina McBride, Vince Gill and many more. Many gospel artists have also recorded songs she and Becky have written. , and she has won several Doves for her songs. She also enjoys singing background vocals for such artists as, Reba, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Trisha Yearwood, VInce Gill to name a few. Many kids will recognize her as a background singer for Miley Cyrus in the Hannah Montana movie and on soundtrack performances on Disney Films Geppetto and My Neighbor Totoro. IBMA, SGMA, CCMA have nominated Sonya for Female Vocalist many years running and she has won various awards in all these genres. Sonya believed on Christ at 6 years old. She has dedicated her life to spreading the gospel and shining God's light wherever she goes.
Levi Bowman is the son of John and Rebecca Isaacs Bowman. He is the latest member to join The Isaacs playing guitar and singing. He just released a new solo album titled \\"Find Yourself\\". Levi has traveled on the bus with his family assisting in various positions. He has a heart to serve the Lord and has recently announced his calling to preach the Gospel.
Sep 17, 2014 · Legendary singer Lily Isaacs shared her amazing testimony with BreatheCast and spoke about her memoir 'You Don't Cry Out Loud' with us. In this segment of the interview, Lily shared about her conversion from a Jewish girl from the Bronx to a Christian gospel singing mid-Westerner.
People also ask
How old was Lily Isaacs when she was born?
Who is Lily Isaacs in you Don't Cry Out Loud?
What kind of religion was Lily Isaacs raised in?
Where did the band The Isaacs come from?
Oct 10, 2020 · Joe Isaacs, formerly a singer and banjo player in the group, has left since his 1998 divorce from Lily Isaacs. He now does solo work on a far more localized level. Thomas Wywrot was a member from 2008 to 2011. Sonya Isaacs’ husband, Jimmy Yeary, took his place.
History. The group's roots go back to 1971, when Joe and Lily Isaacs began a bluegrass band. Lily's parents are Polish Jewish Holocaust survivors. A few years after they were liberated from a concentration camp in Germany in 1945, her parents moved two year old Lily to New York City, where, in 1958, she got a recording contract with Columbia Records and started performing in night clubs.
Isaacs was born to Polish Jewish parents in Germany after World War II and was disowned from her parents after coming to Christ in 1971. She raised her children through a bitter divorce, battled...