How Great Thou Art

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends turn in another group effort with How Great Thou Art. As usual, the choral efforts, starting with the leadoff title song, dominate in a manner both regal and formal. Then, things break down into individual performances by singers including Buddy Greene, the Oak Ridge Boys, Larry Ford, Wintley Phipps, Janet Paschal, the Crabb Family, David Phelps, Weatherford, and Ivan Parker. Wes Hampton's "O, How I Love Jesus" is a soulful standout; Doyle Lawson provides his usual bluegrass gospel with the a cappella "Since Jesus Came into My Heart"; and Solveig Henderson sings an appealing "Leaning on the Everlasting Arms." The...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends turn in another group effort with How Great Thou Art. As usual, the choral efforts, starting with the leadoff title song, dominate in a manner both regal and formal. Then, things break down into individual performances by singers including Buddy Greene, the Oak Ridge Boys, Larry Ford, Wintley Phipps, Janet Paschal, the Crabb Family, David Phelps, Weatherford, and Ivan Parker. Wes Hampton's "O, How I Love Jesus" is a soulful standout; Doyle Lawson provides his usual bluegrass gospel with the a cappella "Since Jesus Came into My Heart"; and Solveig Henderson sings an appealing "Leaning on the Everlasting Arms." The Gaither records are always serious and solemn affairs, but they do give opportunities for many talented gospel singers to shine, and that is true here.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/28/2007
  • Label: Spring House / Emi
  • UPC: 617884272623
  • Catalog Number: 42726
  • Sales rank: 44,195

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 How Great Thou Art - Bill & Gloria Gaither (6:03)
  2. 2 Down at the Cross - Taranda Greene (2:31)
  3. 3 Shall We Gather at the River - Bill & Gloria Gaither (4:12)
  4. 4 God Leads Us Along - Bill & Gloria Gaither (3:18)
  5. 5 God Will Take Care of You (3:32)
  6. 6 What a Friend We Have in Jesus (3:39)
  7. 7 It Is Well With My Soul (4:28)
  8. 8 Fairest Lord Jesus (4:32)
  9. 9 I'd Rather Have Jesus (5:57)
  10. 10 O, How I Love Jesus (0:59)
  11. 11 Great Is Thy Faithfulness (5:06)
  12. 12 There Is a Fountain Filled With Blood - Bill & Gloria Gaither (4:39)
  13. 13 What a Precious Friend Is He - Lily Fern Weatherford (3:50)
  14. 14 Since Jesus Came into My Heart - Bill & Gloria Gaither (1:39)
  15. 15 Leaning on the Everlasting Arms - Solveig Henderson (5:12)
  16. 16 Thank You (5:45)
  17. 17 Credit Roll
  18. 18 Bonus Materials
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bill Gaither Primary Artist
Doyle Lawson Guest Appearance
Janet Paschal Guest Appearance
Wintley Phipps Guest Appearance
Buddy Greene Musician
Lari Goss Conductor
Kelly Back Musician
Geron Davis Musician
Larry Ford Guest Appearance
Joy Gardner Guest Appearance
Michael Mann Strings
Gordon Mote Musician, Guest Appearance
Dan Oxley Strings
Tim Thompson Strings
Reggie Smith Guest Appearance
Tim Parton Musician
Mike Casteel Strings
Stan Whitmire Musician
Ivan Parker Guest Appearance
Thornton Cline Strings
Gene McDonald Guest Appearance
Wesley Pritchard Guest Appearance
Ladye Love Smith Guest Appearance
Jeff Smith Strings
Roy Webb Musician
Shane McConnell Guest Appearance
David Smith Musician
John Roberts Strings
Beth "Diva" Davis Strings
Wes Hampton Guest Appearance
Technical Credits
George Beverly Shea Composer
Ray Boltz Composer
Joe Bonsall Arranger
William Lee Golden Arranger
Michael Mann Orchestral Coordinator
Ben Speer Music Direction
Richard Sterban Arranger
Mike Sykes Arranger
Robert Lowry Composer
Henry Slaughter Composer
Civilla D. Martin Composer
Thomas Chisholm Composer
William Cowper Composer
Barry Jennings Executive Producer
G.A. Young Composer
Elisha A. Hoffman Composer
Horatio Gates Spafford Composer
Rhea F. Miller Composer
Stuart K. Hine Composer
Doug Stuckey Director
Charles H. Gabriel Composer
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