- Gaither Homecoming series [ edit] Traditional southern gospel music underwent a tremendous surge in popularity during the 1990s thanks to the efforts of Bill and Gloria Gaither and their Gaither Homecoming tours and videos, which began as a reunion of many of the best known and loved SGM individuals in 1991.
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Apr 26, 2017 · The Gaithers' deliberate racial integration of their stages, their careful articulation of a relatively inclusive evangelical theology, and their experiments with an array of musical forms demonstrate that the Homecoming is neither simplistically nostalgic, nor solely "southern."Harper reveals how the Gaithers negotiate a tension between traditional and changing community norms as they seek simultaneously to maintain and expand their audience as well as to initiate and respond to shifts ...
- Ryan P. Harper
- Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2017
- 1496810937, 9781496810939
Songs from the Gaither Homecoming Artists tour videos. Gaither Vocal Band, The Hoppers, Bill Gaither, The Nelons, The Booth Brothers, Michael English, Mark Lowry, Wes Hampton, David Phelps,...
Jan 04, 2019 · In the late 19th Century, Southern Gospel was the genre that started bringing religious songs outside of the church. What started out as all-male, mostly a cappella quartets has grown and evolved to include solo artists, female and mixed groups and full musical instrumentation. The Dove Awards first award for Southern Gospel Album of the Year was handed out in 1976 and the first award for Southern Gospel Song of the Year was given in 1989.
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The Gaither Gospel Series is a brand that primarily includes video and audio products associated with Bill Gaither and Gloria Gaither joined by a large and diverse cast of singers. The initial video product released in 1991 featured several older Southern Gospel artists along with members of the Gaither Vocal Band.