Bill Gaither

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by Bill Gaither

Biography

Gaither’s first issued recordings were made in 1935. This session included an unissued tribute to Leroy Carr, who had died the same year, and Gaither, billed on many of his records as ‘Leroy’s Buddy’, recorded a ‘Life Of Leroy Carr’ as late as 1940. Gaither’s guitar playing was, not surprisingly, much in the manner of Carr’s partner Scrapper Blackwell, while his regular pianist Honey Hill imitated Carr. Gaither’s light, wistful voice continues the... Read more

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gospel
blues
christian
southern gospel
seen live
male vocalist
shower music
bluezzz
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