Classic Gospel

Classic Gospel

This series combines classic gospel music performances from over two decades of live Gaither Homecoming Gospel Concerts.

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All Past Episodes

A Tribute to George Younce

56:46 | #1213 | TV-G

Personal remembrances of George Younce are showcased along with conversations and performances.

Gospel Pioneer Reunion

56:46 | #1212 | TV-G

Richard Smallwood, Jennifer Holiday, Walter Hawkins, and more gospel music trailblazers perform.

Best of Buddy Greene

56:47 | #1211 | TV-G

Unforgettable performances from the fun-loving, harmonica-playing country boy are showcased.

Best of the Martins

59:00 | #1210 | TV-G

Two decades of spectacular Homecoming performances by this beloved sibling trio are showcased.

Mark Lowry, Dogs Go to Heaven

59:00 | #1209 | TV-G

Singer and comedian Mark Lowry brings to life moving songs, great comedy, and spiritual truths.

Circuit Rider

59:00 | #1208 | TV-G

Gospel artists celebrate the brave men and women who blazed the trail in the early days of America.

Bradley Walker, Call Me Old-Fashioned

59:00 | #1207 | TV-G

Country singer Bradley Walker performs "Why Me Lord," "I Feel Sorry For Them," and more.

Gospel Bluegrass Homecoming, Vol 1

59:00 | #1206 | TV-G

The legends of bluegrass music join voices and instruments with the best in gospel music.

Best of the Hoppers

56:46 | #1205 | TV-G

The Hoppers' most unforgettable and heartwarming musical performances are highlighted.

Jerusalem

56:46 | #1204 | TV-G

Bill and Gloria Gaither and friends perform an unforgettable concert at David's Citadel in Jerusalem.

Best of Jeff & Sheri Easter

56:46 | #1203 | TV-G

Never-before-seen interviews and the best performances by Jeff and Sheri Easter are showcased.

The Gospel Music of Johnny Cash

56:46 | #1202 | TV-G

The spiritual odyssey of American roots, rock and country music icon Johnny Cash is chronicled.

Best of Ivan Parker

56:46 | #1201 | TV-G

Performances by gospel music artist Ivan Parker are mixed with never-before-seen footage.

David Phelps: Freedom

56:46 | #1103 | TV-G

Classically trained tenor David Phelps showcases his award-winning voice and three-octave range.

Gaither Vocal Band: I Do Believe

56:46 | #711 | TV-G

"The Love of God," "Oh, What A Time," and more are performed at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans.

Joy in the Camp

56:46 | #1113 | TV-G

Favorite inspirational songs of the past century are showcased including "The Happy Jubilee."

Gaither Vocal Band: Happy Rhythm

56:46 | #1112 | TV-G

The legendary Gaither Vocal Band performs "Love is Like a River," "Redeemed," "I Surrender All," and more great songs.

All Day Singin' at the Dome

56:46 | #1111 | TV-G

"It's Shouting Time In Heaven," "I Believe In A Hill Called Mt. Calvary," and more songs are showcased.

A Billy Graham Music Homecoming

56:46 | #1110 | TV-G

Great songs including "How Great Thou Art," "His Eye Is On The Sparrow," and "The Wonder of It All."

Gaither Vocal Band: Sometimes It Takes A Mountain

56:46 | #1109 | TV-G

The legendary Gaither Vocal Band performs "Peace in the Valley," "Jesus Gave Me Water," and many others.

Statler Brothers Farewell Concert

56:46 | #1108 | TV-G

The Statler Brothers perform "Class Of '57," "Bed Of Roses," and many other great songs.

I'll Meet You on the Mountain

56:46 | #1107 | TV-G

The Homecoming Friends sing "I'll Meet You on the Mountain," "There Is a Mountain," and more.

Best of the Cathedrals

56:46 | #1106 | TV-G

This rare collection includes the Cathedrals' best performances of their 50-year legacy.

Joey+Rory: Hymns That Are Important to Us

56:46 | #1105 | TV-G

One of country music's most loved duos performs some of their all-time favorite hymns, including "How Great Thou Art" and more. Hosted by Bill Gaither on the couple's Tennessee farm.

Guy Penrod Live: Hymns & Worship

56:47 | #1104 | TV-G

The former Gaither Vocal Band member performs a collection of popular hymns and worship songs.

CCM United: We Will Stand

56:46 | #1102 | TV-G

Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Steven Curtis Chapman, and more artists celebrate 40 years of contemporary Christian music.

Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns

56:46 | #1101 | TV-G

Statler Brother Jimmy Fortune performs some of his most celebrated hits and favorite hymns.

Homecoming Picnic

56:46 | #1013 | TV-G

Musical performances by Michael English, TaRanda Green, The Hayes Family, and more are showcased.

Kennedy Center Homecoming

57:00 | #1012 | TV-G

Songs of patriotism and faith are performed by Bill and Gloria Gaither's Homecoming Friends.

The Best of the Booth Brothers

56:46 | #1011 | TV-G

An unprecedented glimpse into the lives, the souls, and the musical journey of The Booth Brothers.

Heaven

56:46 | #1010 | TV-G

Bill Gaither and the Homecoming Friends ponder the question of the ages through songs about Heaven.

Goodman Revival: Songs in the Key of Happy

56:46 | #1009 | TV-G

The trio Goodman Revival put their signature twist on some of gospel music's timeless hits.

The Gospel Music of the Statler Brothers Volume #1

56:34 | #1008 | TV-G

Bill Gaither hosts a look at what gospel music personally meant to the Statler Brothers.

The Gospel Music of Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives

56:45 | #1007 | TV-G

An interview with Marty Stuart and musical performances, including "The Unseen Hand," are showcased.

Red Rocks Homecoming

56:46 | #1006 | TV-G

The Gaither Vocal Band's gives a powerful performance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado.

God Bless The USA

56:46 | #1005 | TV-G

A salute to the American spirit includes "This Land Is Your Land" and "America The Beautiful."

Homecoming Texas Style

56:46 | #1004 | TV-G

Homecoming friends gather together in Fort Worth, Texas for an exciting celebration of gospel music.

Cathedrals Family Reunion

56:46 | #1003 | TV-G

Five popular southern Gospel artists reunite to celebrate the award-winning Cathedrals.

Cliff Barrows: Celebrating The Music of the Billy

56:46 | #1002 | TV-G

Cliff Barrows, one of the most recognized choir directors and vocalist of our time, is showcased.

Atlanta Homecoming

56:46 | #1001 | TV-G

Gaither Homecoming performers gather in Atlanta for a collection of well-known inspirational songs.

Mountain Homecoming

56:46 | #809 | TV-G

"There's Something about a Mountain," "Go Rest High on That Mountain," and more songs are performed.

Campfire Homecoming

56:46 | #713 | TV-G

This heartwarming Homecoming gathering features timeless songs sung around a cozy campfire.

Alaskan Homecoming

56:46 | #712 | TV-G

Cruise with the Gaither Homecoming family across Alaska's Inside Passage in this unique concert experience at sea.

Best of Guy Penrod

56:46 | #710 | TV-G

This program features some of Guy's most memorable performances including "Redeemed," "The Haven of Rest," "Because He Lives," and more.

Best of the Crabb Family

56:46 | #709 | TV-G

Soul-stirring favorites from this talented sibling group, plus an interview hosted by Bill Gaither.

Because He Lives

56:46 | #708 | TV-G

The program features vintage footage from the Bill Gaither Trio including the songs songs "There's Something About That Name," "The Longer I Serve Him," "He Touched Me," and more.

Sweet Sweet Spirit

56:46 | #707 | TV-G

There is a sweet, sweet spirit in the room as the Doris Akers' self-penned classic is reprised.

Best of David Phelps

56:46 | #705 | TV-G

Highlights the extraordinary tenor's most awe-inspiring moments from the Gaither Homecoming stage.

Tent Revival - Old Rugged Cross

56:46 | #704 | TV-G

A continuation of the "Tent Revival Homecoming" features more beloved gospel songs. On the grounds of the Billy Graham Library, this event celebrates a time-honored tradition that has impacted countless lives for eternity.

Tent Revival Homecoming

56:46 | #703 | TV-G

This quintessential Tent Revival Homecoming features 140 of gospel music's most beloved artists.

Bev Shea: Then Sings My Soul

56:46 | #702 | TV-G

George Beverly Shea's deep resonant voice has sung hope into the lives of millions of people. He has been a permanent fixture at Billy Graham Crusades throughout his 65-year career.

Gaither Homecoming Celebration

56:46 | #701 | TV-G

This joyful evening of music from 1998 features Howard and Vestal Goodman, Jake Hess, and more!

Gaither Homecoming Classics

56:46 | #913 | TV-G

Bill gathers some of his favorite songs and performances from the first decade of his Homecoming concerts including "To God Be the Glory," "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," and more.

Pure & Simple, Part 2

56:46 | #912 | TV-G

A reunion of the Gaither Vocal Band offers a rare look at the group's journey, featuring historic moments and performances.

Pure & Simple, Part 1

56:46 | #911 | TV-G

The Gaither Vocal Band carries on their legacy with their signature harmonies and great songs.

Hymns

56:46 | #910 | TV-G

Bill and Gloria Gaither share some beloved inspirational songs of the past two centuries.

Tribute to The Goodmans

56:46 | #909 | TV-G

Interviews and rare footage pay tribute to the music and legacy of Howard and Vestal Goodman.

Down by the Tabernacle

56:46 | #908 | TV-G

"I Saw the Light" and more songs are performed at a 100-year-old camp meeting tabernacle in Indiana.

Mountain Homecoming

56:46 | #907 | TV-G

The Homecoming Friends perform "There's Something About a Mountain" in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Women of Homecoming, Part 2

56:46 | #906 | TV-G

A power-packed music celebration features Christian music's most-loved female artists.

Women of Homecoming, Part 1

56:46 | #905 | TV-G

Women who are making an eternal difference perform powerful music and share soul-stirring stories.

Church in the Wildwood

56:46 | #904 | TV-G

The choir perform cherished hymns about heavenly sunlight in a little church in the wildwood.

Isaacs: Up Close & Personal

56:46 | #903 | TV-G

The Isaacs offer a cappella and acoustic arrangements of songs about faith and family, performed with the precision and breathtaking blends that have defined the group for years.

Joey & Rory

56:46 | #902 | TV-G

Tried-and-true gospel favorites, combined with newer songs written fresh from their own experiences, comprise this down-to-earth country gospel treasure from Joey & Rory.

George Younce

56:46 | #901 | TV-G

The life and legacy of George Younce, one the most beloved singers in gospel music, is celebrated.

Gaither Vocal Band/EHSS Together

56:46 | #813 | TV-G

Two great quartets, the Gaither Vocal Band and Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, perform together.

Best of Anthony Burger

56:55 | #812

The pianist's most cherished performances including "The Hallelujah Chorus," "Exodus," "We Shall Behold Him," and more are showcased.

Rocky Mountain Homecoming

56:46 | #811

"Colorado," "Back Home Again," and "America the Beautiful" are performed at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

Israel Homecoming

56:46 | #810 | TV-G

The Homecoming Family performs "I Have Returned," "Because He Lives," and "The Holy City" in Israel.

Homecoming Texas Style

56:46 | #808 | TV-G

"Give the World a Smile," "Just a Little While," and more songs are performed in Fort Worth, Texas.

Atlanta Homecoming

56:46 | #807 | TV-G

The largest Homecoming concert ever features "What a Meeting in the Air" and "Peace in the Valley."

Down by the Tabernacle

56:46 | #806 | TV-G

"Rock of Ages," "There Is Power in the Blood," and "I Saw the Light" are performed in an old camp meeting tabernacle in Indiana.

Ryman Gospel Reunion

56:46 | #805 | TV-G

"Sweet Beulah Land" and "The Lighthouse" are performed in Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium.

New Orleans Homecoming

56:46 | #804 | TV-G

The New Orleans funeral favorite "When the Saints Go Marching In" is performed and former Imperials member Sherman Andrus provides a show-stopping "Precious Lord, Take My Hand."

Cathedrals Farewell Celebration

56:46 | #803 | TV-G

The Statler Brothers, the Oak Ridge Boys, and Sandi Patty are among the friends paying tribute to the venerable Cathedrals Quartet as they retired after 50 years singing gospel music.

Tribute to The Goodmans

56:46 | #802 | TV-G

Bill Gaither celebrates the music and the legacy of unquenchable spirits Howard and Vestal Goodman and the lasting contribution they have made to the world of gospel music.

Gaither Classics #1

56:46 | #801 | TV-G

Favorite songs and performances include "Farther Along," Squire Parsons," and "Sweet Beulah Land."

Gaither Vocal Band Reunited

56:46 | #613 | TV-G

This live musical event celebrates the beginning of a new era for the Gaither Vocal Band, who recently reunited former members with current members to create an unprecedented all-star line-up of voices.

Nashville Homecoming

56:46 | #612 | TV-G

More than 250 of gospel music's finest voices perform favorites on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry.

Rock of Ages

56:46 | #611 | TV-G

A rich treasury of the great hymns of the church are sung by gospel music's most influential voices.

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound - A Tribute to The Cathedral Quartet

56:46 | #610 | TV-G

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound celebrate their musical roots in this very special tribute to the Cathedrals.

Count Your Blessings

56:46 | #609 | TV-G

The Homecoming family is still counting their blessings in this 2nd soul-stirring musical feast.

Giving Thanks

56:46 | #608 | TV-G

The Homecoming family, comprised of gospel music's most legendary and beloved voices, gather at a cozy log cabin in the hills of Tennessee to express their gratitude!

Country Bluegrass Homecoming, Volume 2

56:46 | #607 | TV-G

The very best of country, bluegrass, and gospel music come together in an unforgettable celebration of faith.

Country Bluegrass Homecoming, Volume 1

56:46 | #606 | TV-G

A star-studded celebration of faith featuring the very best of gospel, bluegrass, and country music.

Gaither Vocal Band Reunion, Volume 2

56:46 | #605 | TV-G

Offers a rare look at the group's journey as you've never heard it before.

How Great Thou Art

56:46 | #604 | TV-G

Rediscover the majesty of classic favorites through great old songs, sung by more than 200 of gospel music's finest voices.

Amazing Grace

56:47 | #603 | TV-G

This powerful Homecoming gathering offers a timeless treasury of the great hymns of the church.

Gaither Vocal Band Reunion, Volume 1

56:46 | #602 | TV-G

Past and present group members celebrate a quarter-century of songs documenting their rich legacy.

A Gospel Journey - The Oak Ridge Boys

56:46 | #601 | TV-G

For over half a century, The Oak Ridge Boys have created an American music legacy all their own.

Christmas in the Country

56:46 | #513 | TV-G

The Homecoming Friends recall Christmases long, long ago, while showcasing familiar Christmas carols and new Gaither-penned songs like "Come and See What's Happened."

A Tribute to George Younce

56:46 | #512 | TV-G

For more than 50 years George Younce was one of the most beloved singers in gospel music. His friend of 45 years, Bill Gaither, contends that George was more than a great bass singer; he was a fantastic singer with a melodic voice who happened to have some incredible low notes.

A Billy Graham Music Homecoming Volume 2

56:46 | #511 | TV-G

The artists of the Billy Graham Crusades come together to sing the music and share incredible stories. Songs include "It Is Well With My Soul," and three Gaither-penned classics, "He Touched Me," "There's Something About That Name," and "Because He Lives."

A Billy Graham Music Homecoming Volume 1

56:46 | #510 | TV-G

Artists who have appeared on Billy Graham Crusades come together to sing and share incredible stories. Songs include "How Great Thou Art," "His Eye Is On The Sparrow," and "The Wonder of It All."

The Best of the Isaacs

53:08 | #509 | TV-G

The Isaacs family "was bluegrass before bluegrass was cool." Now, they've won the hearts of audiences all across the U.S. and Canada. Their performances are fast becoming one of the most anticipated portions of the Gaither Homecoming events.

A Gospel Bluegrass Homecoming Volume 2

56:46 | #508 | TV-G

Bill Gaither and country/bluegrass artist Marty Stuart trace the history of mountain and country music with the help of the Homecoming Friends and legendary artists from the bluegrass field.

A Gospel Bluegrass Homecoming Volume 1

56:46 | #507 | TV-G

Bill Gaither and country/bluegrass artist Marty Stuart trace the history of mountain and country music with the help of the Homecoming Friends and legendary artists from the bluegrass field.

Church in the Wildwood

55:46 | #506 | TV-G

Follow Bill and Gloria Gaither and the Homecoming choir to a little church in the wildwood of North Carolina where they sing beloved inspirational favorites including "Farther Along," "The Church In The Wildwood," "Just A Closer Walk With Thee," and many more.

The Best of the Cathedrals

56:46 | #505 | TV-G

For 50 years, the Cathedrals and their legendary founders, Glen Payne and George Younce, were beloved the world over.

The Gospel Music of the Statler Brothers Volume 2

56:46 | #504 | TV-G

The Statler Brothers share stories, reflections, and lots of laughs together while offering an unprecedented glimpse into what gospel music meant to them not only professionally, but personally.

The Gospel Music of the Statler Brothers Volume 1

56:46 | #503 | TV-G

The Statler Brothers share stories, reflections and lots of laughs together while offering an unprecedented glimpse into what gospel music meant to them not only professionally, but personally.

The Gospel Music of Johnny Cash

56:46 | #502 | TV-G

Johnny Cash's lifelong love of gospel music is told in a music documentary that features great musical performances punctuated by remembrances from Cash's son and close friends.

Hymns

56:46 | #501 | TV-G

Bill and Gloria Gaither step back in time to present a program of timeless music, Hymns.

I'll Fly Away

56:46 | #413 | TV-G

The Gaither Homecoming Tour travels back to the U.S. to The Saenger Theatre in New Orleans for this live concert event. They are joined by their Homecoming Friends including Mark Lowry, the Gaither Vocal Band, Jessy Dixon, Dottie Rambo, Lynda Randle, and many others!

Oh My Glory!

56:46 | #412 | TV-G

Bill and Gloria Gaither bring their Gaither Homecoming tour to the place where some of the best world-class music was born: Memphis, Tenn. During this live concert event, they are joined by some of gospel music's finest artists such as Mark Lowry, the Gaither Vocal Band, Ivan Parker, Jake Hess, Janet Paschal, and the Blackwood Brothers.

The Isaacs: Live From Norway

56:46 | #411 | TV-G

The award-winning Bluegrass family group, The Isaacs, travels to Norway for a special concert event.

Love Can Turn the World

56:46 | #410 | TV-G

The Gaither Homecoming tour travels to Johannesburg, South Africa in this unique musical celebration.

South African Homecoming

56:46 | #409 | TV-G

Bill and Gloria Gaither and the Homecoming Friends host a live concert event in Johannesburg, South Africa. This unique musical celebration features time-honored gospel favorites blended with a taste of South African culture.

Whispering Hope

56:46 | #408 | TV-G

The Gaither Homecoming tour travels to the Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle in Belfast, Northern Ireland for this live concert event featuring some of your favorite gospel music artists.

Irish Homecoming

56:46 | #407 | TV-G

Bill and Gloria Gaither travel to the Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle in Belfast, Northern Ireland to bring you this special concert event featuring their Homecoming Friends singing some of your favorite gospel songs.

London Homecoming

56:46 | #406 | TV-G

Bill and Gloria Gaither travel to Westminster Central Hall in the heart of London for this special concert event featuring the Homecoming Friends.

Australian Homecoming

56:46 | #405 | TV-G

Venture "Down Under" with Bill and Gloria Gaither, The Gaither Vocal Band, Mark Lowry, Janet Paschal, Jeff and Sheri Easter, Anthony Burger, and Taylor Mason for this Homecoming concert in Australia.

Jerusalem

56:46 | #404 | TV-G

Bill and Gloria Gaither and the Homecoming Friends host a live concert event at David's Citadel in the heart of Jerusalem.

Israel Homecoming

56:46 | #403 | TV-G

Bill and Gloria Gaither and the Homecoming Friends travel to Jerusalem for an intimate concert at David's Citadel.

Gaither Homecoming Tour: Live from Toronto

56:46 | #402 | TV-G

Bill and Gloria Gaither host a fun-filled musical celebration before a sold-out crowd at Toronto's Air Canada Centre.

Canadian Homecoming

56:46 | #401 | TV-G

Join Bill and Gloria Gaither and the Homecoming Friends as the Gaither Homecoming Tour rolls to stop in Toronto, Canada at the Air Canada Centre.

Down by the Tabernacle

56:46 | #313 | TV-G

Songs include "Old Camp Meeting Days" and "The Old Country."

Ryman Gospel Reunion

56:46 | #312 | TV-G

Songs include "Turn Your Radio On" and "The Unclouded Day."

Mountain Homecoming

56:46 | #311 | TV-G

Songs include "It's Gonna Be a Good Day" and "Faith Like That."

A Gospel Bluegrass Homecoming (Nashville, TN)

56:46 | #310 | TV-G

Songs include "This Little Light of Mine" and "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot."

Kennedy Center Homecoming

56:46 | #309 | TV-G

Songs include "Old Friends" and "Promises One by One."

Let Freedom Ring (New York City)

56:46 | #308 | TV-G

Songs include "This Land Is Your Land," "New York City," and "We've Got a Song for You."

Homecoming Texas Style

56:46 | #307 | TV-G

Songs include "Everybody Will Be Happy Over There" and "I'm Saved and I Know That I Am."

Memphis Homecoming

56:46 | #306 | TV-G

Songs include "Come to the River" and "God Is Good All the Time."

New Orleans Homecoming

56:46 | #305 | TV-G

Songs include "When the Saints Go Marching In" and "On the Authority."

Red Rocks Homecoming

56:46 | #304 | TV-G

Songs include "Then He Said Sing" and "Ridin' Down the Canyon."

Harmony in the Heartland

56:46 | #303 | TV-G

Songs include "Thanks for the Sunshine" and "Get on the Happy Side of Living."

Back Home in Indiana

56:46 | #302 | TV-G

Songs include "John the Revelator" and "When We All Get Together with the Lord."

Atlanta Homecoming

56:46 | #301 | TV-G

Songs include "Georgia on My Mind" and "Daddy Sang Bass." Featured performers: Woody Wright, J.D. Sumner, Ann Downing, Sonya Isaacs, Tanya Goodman Sykes, Wesley Pritchard, Sue Dodge, Karen Peck, Buddy Greene, Ladye Love Smith, Doug Young, and Mike Allen.

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #206 | TV-G

Bill Gaither's Homecoming Friends speculate on life in heaven with "Hallelujah, We Shall Rise," "When Morning Sweeps the Eastern Sky," "What Are They Doing in Heaven Today," "On Jordan's Stormy Banks I Stand," and "I'll Live Again." Other performers include the Kingsmen, the Cathedrals, the Gaither Vocal Band, Michael W. Smith, Joy Gardner, and Candy Hemphill Christmas.

Classic Gospel

56:50 | #205 | TV-G

Variations on the theme of redemption, including the Gaither Vocal Band's a cappella version of "Forgive Me," the Martins' "Grace," "He Saw Me/Jesus Paid It All" by the Talley Trio, "He Looked Beyond My Faults," "Down at the Cross," and "Greater Than He That Is Within Me." Other artists include Sheri Easter, the Cathedrals with Jake Hess, and country/bluegrass favorite Marty Stuart.

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #201 | TV-G

Songs about salvation and transformation, including "Bless That Wonderful Name" (Reggie Smith and Jessy Dixon), "Since Jesus Came Into My Heart" (the Homecoming Friends), and "Cleanse Me" (Glen Payne and George Younce). Tanya Goodman Sykes turns in an emotional performance on "Look for Me," a song written by her late father, Rusty Goodman.

I'll Fly Away

56:46 | #213 | TV-G

A tribute to some of the most outstanding gospel songwriters of the past century, including Dad Speer, Albert E. Brumley Sr., Dottie Rambo, Andrae Crouch, Ira Stanphill, and Thomas Dorsey.

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #212

A musical chronicle of the life of Jesus.

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #211

The Homecoming Friends sing songs about Heaven.

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #210

Bill pays tribute to the Happy Goodman Family and matriarch Vestal, whose instantly recognizable voice and trademark white lace hankie made her the queen of gospel music in the 1960s. Whether singing at an old tabernacle or in Carnegie Hall, Vestal and Howard Goodman electrified audiences with songs ranging from their trademark "Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now" to "God Bless America."

A Tribute to Jake Hess

56:46 | #209

Elvis Presley listed Jake Hess, lead singer for both the Statesmen and the Imperials, as his favorite singer. This tribute to Hess's 50-year career and contagious spirit includes memorable performances from the Gaither Homecoming videos as well as remembrances by close friend Bill Gaither.

A Tribute to the Cathedrals

56:46 | #208 | TV-G

Bill Gaither salutes one of the legendary gospel quartets and its beloved frontmen, George Younce and the late Glen Payne. Musical performances from the Cathedrals' 50 years together are interspersed with Younce's reminiscences.

Classic Gospel

56:50 | #207 | TV-G

A sampling of the best comedy routines and gospel numbers by Mark Lowry. During his 13 years with the Gaither Vocal Band, Lowry continually poked good-natured fun at Bill Gaither—his "Southern gospel helmet hair," his age, his perpetual taping of Homecoming videos—while also demonstrating fine composing skills and a superb baritone voice. Songs include "Mary, Did You Know?"

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #204 | TV-G

The legendary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band performs one of country gospel's most enduring songs, "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" Cynthia Clawson lends her pure, crystalline voice to "Hear the Voice of My Beloved," and contemporary Christian diva Natalie Grant sings "I Am Not Alone" at Carnegie Hall.

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #203 | TV-G

A showcase of four-part harmony, featuring "After While" (the Speer Family), "Boundless Love" (the Cathedrals), "On the Authority" (the Gaither Vocal Band), "He Understands My Tears" (the Isaacs), and "The Old Landmark" (Jake Hess and Hovie Lister). Hess also performs a solo medley at the vast Georgia Dome.

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #202 | TV-G

Bluegrass great Ricky Skaggs performs "Hallelujah, I'm Ready," David Phelps sings "The Lifeboat," and Stephen Hill adds a blues interpretation to the classic "When They Ring Those Golden Bells." The heavenly theme continues on "Heaven's Joy Awaits" with Guy Penrod and "What a Meeting in the Air" and "Where the Soul Never Dies" by the Homecoming Friends.

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #113 | TV-G

John Starnes steps it up with "Let's All Go Down to the River," and Anthony Burger adds dazzling piano to the "Hallelujah Chorus." The famed Blackwood Brothers back family patriarch James on "I Want To Be More Like Jesus" and next-generation star Terry on "So High."

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #112 | TV-G

New performances of great old songs, including "The Old Rugged Cross" (Jim Hill), "At Calvary" (James Blackwood), "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" (Jeff and Sheri Easter), and "I Find Jesus" (the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band). Also, heaven-themed numbers: "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" (Jake Hess), "How Beautiful Heaven Must Be" (the Homecoming Friends), "This Is Like Heaven to Me" (Karen Peck, Dean Hopper, and the Homecoming Friends), "When I Wake Up" (Babbie Mason, Lynda Randle, Alicia Williamson, and Jessy Dixon), and "The Heavenly Parade" and "We Shall See Jesus" (the Cathedrals).

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #111 | TV-G

The scenery competes with the songs as locations such as the beaches of Hawaii, the green valleys of Ireland, the Sydney Opera House, and the Red Rocks of Colorado serve as stages. The Gaither Vocal Band harmonizes on "At the Cross" and "I'm Gonna Sing." The Hoppers sing "The Marriage Supper of the Lamb," the Martins offer "Softly and Tenderly," and the Homecoming Friends declare "I Have Decided To Follow Jesus." Mountain Heart shifts into bluegrass gospel on "John," and the Bishops join voices on "Blind Bartimaeus."

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #110 | TV-G

Contemporary Christian band Avalon performs "All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name," David Phelps hits the high notes on "Hide Thou Me," country stalwart Larry Gatlin joins Jim Hill and Gary Korelba on "A Perfect Heart," and the Gaither Vocal Band sings "Had It Not Been for a Hill Called Mt. Calvary." Other songs include the old hymn "Dwelling in Beulah Land," the rousing "Just a Little While To Stay Here," "Jewels (When He Cometh)," and a tribute to the late Grand Ole Opry stalwart Roy Acuff on the Bill Gaither-penned "I Know Where I Am."

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #109 | TV-G

Selections include "I Bowed on My Knees" (Terry Blackwood, Ivan Parker, Jonathan Pierce, and Gloria Gaither), "O Come Angel Band" (Candy Christmas, Joel Hemphill, Terry Blackwood, James Blackwood, Wesley Pritchard, and Mary Tom Reid), and "I'll Have a New Body" (Brock Speer, J.D. Sumner, Buddy Lyles, Rex Nelon, and George Younce). Tenor David Phelps shines on "No More Night," and sweet-voiced Danny Gaither takes a rare solo on "We'll Talk It Over."

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #108 | TV-G

From a cathedral in Belfast, Russ Taff sings "O, Say But I'm Glad." Romance Watson performs "'Tis the Old Ship of Zion" for 40,000 people at the Georgia Dome. Donnie Sumner offers "Lord, I'm Coming Home" from his place in front of a rock fireplace at the Grove Park Inn, and Janet Paschal sings "Written in Red" from a stage in Texas. Good friends Jake Hess, James Blackwood, and Glen Payne join forces on "Then I Met the Master."

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #107

A collection of gospel toe-tappers includes "Searchin'" (Tanya Goodman Sykes, Johnny Minich, Marshall Hall, David Phelps, Alicia Williamson, Sandi Patty, Devin Davidson, and the Voices), "Looking for a City" (Vestal Goodman and Johnny Cook), and "Heaven's Jubilee" (Homecoming Friends). Mark Lowry sings his contemporary Christmas carol "Mary Did You Know" with the Gaither Vocal Band, and the LeFevre standard "Mansion Over the Hilltop" pairs mother and son Eva Mae and Mylon LeFevre with the song's writer, Ira Stanphill.

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #106 | TV-G

The intimate setting of the Billy Graham Training Center in North Carolina makes a fitting backdrop for his long-standing hymn of invitation, "Just As I Am." Other selections include "Majesty" (Homecoming Friends), "Soon and Very Soon" (Andrae Crouch and CeCe Winans), "We Will Stand" (Russ Taff and Alicia Williamson), Paul Simon's "Lean on Me" (Stephen Hill), and the ages-old hymn "Amazing Grace" (Howard Goodman, Squire Parsons, Terry Franklin, and Eldridge Fox).

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #105 | TV-G

Spotlights songs written by Bill and Gloria Gaither, including "Because He Lives" (Bill Gaither and Guy Penrod), "It Is Finished" (Gaither Vocal Band), and "He Touched Me" (Mark Lowry). Armond Morales performs the poignant "You'll Never Walk Alone" at Carnegie Hall, while Larnelle Harris turns in a spirited version of "Amen." The Martins' "The Lord's Prayer" and Cynthia Clawson's "Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus" celebrate the beauty of the human voice unaccompanied by instrumentation.

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #104 | TV-G

Spotlights two performances taped at the Billy Graham Training Center—"Where Could I Go" by the Homecoming Friends and "His Eye Is on the Sparrow" by Lynda Randle, Alicia Williamson, Lillie Knauls, and CeCe Winans—along with several numbers by the legendary Cathedrals: "Thanks to Calvary," "O, What a Savior," and "The Haven of Rest." The big-voiced Romance Watson sings "Peace in the Valley."

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #103 | TV-G

Spotlights old-time convention songs such as "Goodbye World, Goodbye" (Homecoming Friends), "Everybody Will Be Happy Over There" (James Blackwood, J.D. Sumner, and Robbie Hiner), and "Give the World a Smile" (Homecoming Friends). Other songs include the Vince Gill composition "Go Rest High on That Mountain" (Cynthia Clawson, Bonnie Keen, Sonya Isaacs, and Candy Christmas), "I'll Fly Away" (Kim Hopper and David Phelps), "He Leadeth Me" (the Martins), and "Precious Memories" (Cynthia Clawson).

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #102 | TV-G

Spotlights show-stopping numbers from 11 years of Gaither Homecomings, including a Sandi Patty/Larnelle Harris duet of "I've Just Seen Jesus" taped at the Kennedy Center, the Hoppers performing "Shoutin' Time in Heaven" at Atlanta's Georgia Dome, and George Beverly Shea's signature "How Great Thou Art" from the Billy Graham Training Center. In a duet made possible by computer technology, the late Dad Speer and his son, Ben, sing "Where We'll Never Grow Old."

Classic Gospel

56:46 | #101 | TV-G

Well-loved hymns such as "Farther Along" (Ivan Parker), "Rock of Ages" (Vestal Goodman, Reggie Smith, Joy Gardner, Stephen Hill), "In the Garden" (the Mullins), and "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" (Larry Ford) are punctuated with future classics such as "Sweet Beulah Land" (Squire Parsons) and the Bill Gaither-penned "The King Is Coming" (Gaither Vocal Band). Several songs written by master tunesmith Andrae Crouch also take center stage, including "My Tribute" (Russ Taff), "The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power" (CeCe Winans), and "Through It All" (Ben Speer and Jessy Dixon).

Best of Lynda Randle

Lynda Randle's deep, rich voice is showcased with "God on the Mountain," "I'm Free," and "One Day."

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