Kenny Bishop

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All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
After a long stint as the leader of Southern gospel trio the Bishops, singer/songwriter Kenny Bishop has taken solo flight with a self-titled debut record with a Nashville sound pop-country base for his devotional lyrics. Bishop has an immediately appealing voice, a light and almost boyish tenor that delivers his guileless lyrics with a minimum of effort. Fans of 1970s country-rock will note an immediate vocal resemblance to Firefall's Rick Roberts. Musically, the album is pure country, with every midtempo song sweetened with bits of fiddle, strings, and/or pedal steel behind the small-combo backing. The lack of musical diversity is a small problem, causing the album to ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
After a long stint as the leader of Southern gospel trio the Bishops, singer/songwriter Kenny Bishop has taken solo flight with a self-titled debut record with a Nashville sound pop-country base for his devotional lyrics. Bishop has an immediately appealing voice, a light and almost boyish tenor that delivers his guileless lyrics with a minimum of effort. Fans of 1970s country-rock will note an immediate vocal resemblance to Firefall's Rick Roberts. Musically, the album is pure country, with every midtempo song sweetened with bits of fiddle, strings, and/or pedal steel behind the small-combo backing. The lack of musical diversity is a small problem, causing the album to sag by the two-thirds mark as pleasant but undeniably samey songs like "Out of Mercy's Way" and "I Need You More Today" blend into one another, but the album rights itself again near the end with the swinging honky tonk groove of "I Can't Believe What Grace Has Done for Me."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/6/2006
  • Label: Daywind Records
  • UPC: 614187147528
  • Catalog Number: 1475
  • Sales rank: 282,824

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kenny Bishop Primary Artist, Vocals
Gary Prim Keyboards
Stephen Hill Background Vocals
Terry Franklin Background Vocals
Paul Leim Percussion
Gordon Mote Hammond Organ
Scott Sanders Steel Guitar
Mike Sykes Background Vocals
Wanda Vick Dobro, Fiddle, Mandolin
Biff Watson Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Guitar
Gayle Mayes Background Vocals
Reggie Smith Background Vocals
Woody Wright Background Vocals
James Easter Background Vocals
Angela Primm Background Vocals
Becky Isaacs Bowman Background Vocals
Sonya Isaacs Background Vocals
Sheri Easter Background Vocals
David Ponder Background Vocals
Charlotte Ritchie Background Vocals
Ladye Love Smith Background Vocals
Mark Hill Bass, Bass Guitar
Jeff King Electric Guitar
Technical Credits
Gary Prim Session Leader
Pete Greene Engineer
Leslie Johnson Art Direction
Jeff Steele Composer
Chris Carrol Engineer
Woody Wright Composer, Producer, Engineer, Audio Production
James Easter Engineer
Jeff Gudenrath Mastering
Becky Isaacs Bowman Composer
Sonya Isaacs Composer
David Ponder Engineer
Rhonda Thompson Promotions Director
Justin Kropf Engineer
Dottie Leonard Miller Executive Producer
Gerald Crabb Composer
Kenny Bishop Composer, Liner Notes
Caleb Collins Composer
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