About the Song A gospel song published in 1932, “I’ll Fly Away” is an original hymn by Albert E. Brumley penned in 1929. Hartford Music Company published and released the song in a series of a collection titled Wonderful Message. To note, ...

In 2000, Alison Krauss’ “I’ll Fly Away” featuring singer-songwriter Gillian Welch was included in the soundtrack album of O Brother, Where Art Thou? – a crime comedy-drama film that stars George Clooney, John Turturro, among others. Although it wasn’t the ...

Ten studio albums into his career, country boy Alan Jackson took a bit of a breather when he released his first-ever gospel album, Precious Memories, in 2006. Though it’s his quietest record to date, as solemn and hushed as a ...

Back in 1973, a variety of greats gave a stellar performance of the gospel tune “I’ll Fly Away.” The Hee Haw show had always featured gospel singers performing gospel songs and church song standards. And in one memorable episode, Roy ...

“I’ll Fly Away” by Albert E. Brumley https://youtu.be/yPZyXrGU3Hk In 2017, the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress selected the Chuck Wagon Gang’s recording of “I’ll Fly Away”. This captured a cultural, historical, or artistic significance.  “I’ll Fly Away” was among many songs ...

For those of you who didn’t know, Reba isn’t the only musical one in the McEntire bunch. In fact, her entire family has ventured into musical waters before. Her sister Susie is actually a gospel singer, so “I’ll Fly Away” ...

“I’ll Fly Away” is one of the soundtracks used in the movie, Ring Of Fire. This film portrays the life of June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash. It was directed by American film director Alison Anders. Starring Jewel Kilcher as June ...

The amazing George Clooney and the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? both entertains us with its wit and amazing soundtrack. It also puts a spotlight on a lot of amazing songs, including “I’ll Fly Away,” a traditional gospel hymn covered ...

Inspired by the 1924 “The Prisoner’s Song,” Alan Jackson’s “I’ll Fly Away” rendition is a catchy yet meaningful gospel song of the modern era. The hymn composed in the early 1920s aims to elevate the wisdom, spirit, and peace among ...

Clockwise: Chuck Wagon Gang, Jim Reeves, The Gatlin Brothers, The Oak Ridge Boys, George Jones | Photo credits: amazon.com; amazon.co.uk; shazam.com; illflyawayfoundation.org; dignitymemorial.com When Albert E. Brumley wrote the song “I’ll Fly Away,” it never crossed his mind that such ...

Known for blending traditional honky tonk and mainstream country sounds, Alan Jackson is truly a genius of his own craft. He is one of the most acclaimed country artists of all time. He proved that classic country and contemporary country ...

Joey and Rory Feek Photo Credit: https://www.amazon.co.uk The Song “I’ll Fly Away” Joey and Rory Feek recorded one of the most recorded gospel songs in history, “I’ll Fly Away.” When listening to the song, it brings more peace and good ...

About the song Written and performed by John Denver in 1975, “Fly Away” featured the vocals of English-Australian artist Olivia Newton-John. Released as a single from the Windsong album, “Fly Away” peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It spent two weeks atop ...

In a night of music collaboration, the show host John Denver shared the stage with fellow country legends Johnny Cash, Roger Miller, Glen Campbell, and Mary Kay Place in singing the gospel classic “I’ll Fly Away.” The night was all ...

There are many gospel songs known already, such as “Amazing Grace,” “How Great Thou Art,” “The Old Rugged Cross,” and more. All of these songs are commonly recorded by many artists from different genres, but do you know what the ...

A mountain girl, and the sixteenth cousin of Loretta Lynn, Patty Loveless may be the last coal miner’s daughter to hit country radio’s mainstream. For her, the time is real, but the value of love for music apprises her choice of ...

Willie Nelson/ wikimedia.org Willie Nelson was already a Nashville songwriting legend even before he became popularly known as the Red Headed Stranger. His most successful pen craft before he was shone as a country singer was Patsy Cline’s signature song, ...

In the Christian perspective, all our actions on earth will be our passes on where we will go once we die. It’s similar to the passage in the Bible “we reap what we sow.” Hence, there are only two places ...

www.youtube.com It’s sad that Keith Whitley passed away at a very young age. We could have heard more of his beautiful songs, and we could have enjoyed more of his country music. He may have left very soon, but his ...

Clint Black | Photo credit: rapidcityjournal.com From his platinum-certified album Killin’ Time, Clint Black scored his fourth No. 1 song entitled “Walkin’ Away.” This song is also the fourth track on his best-selling record producing four chart-topping hits. The other No. 1 songs from his ...

www.youtube.com Amos Michael Ray has released his second studio album last June 1, 2018, and it climbed the Billboard Top Country Albums chart at No. 5. In addition, his album entered the Billboard 200 chart at No. 53. Michael Ray’s ...

Dixie Chicks. Emily Robison, Natalie Maines, Martie Seidel. Houston Chronicle (chron.com) Penned by one of the band’s members, Martie Seidel, and Marcus Hummon, “Cowboy Take Me Away” was first recorded by American group Dixie Chicks. Released in November 1999, it was ...

Are you far away from home now? Busy working for your family or just for yourself? Or because you run away? No matter where you are or who you are, living far away from home is a difficult thing. The ...

In 2000, Sara Evans released “Born to Fly” from her album of the same name, and it quickly became her second No. 1 hit in Billboard Hot Country Songs. It also managed to peak at No. 34 on Billboard Hot ...

It was fourteen years ago when Tim McGraw’s “The Last Dollar (Fly Away)” hit the top spot of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs charts, becoming the first among Tim McGraw songs to hit No. 1 on the country charts since “Back ...

From a Christian perspective, our ultimate goal is to meet the Lord in heaven once we leave this planet. Of course, who wants to burn in hell for eternity where there will be a never-ending suffering. Meeting our creator face ...

What occurrences would usually make you lose self-control? Is it a sad event or a happy one? The answer, of course, varies from one person to another. Most of the time, the impact that a certain situation has on us ...

Because you love your Gospel music played the Country way, here’s a track from White River, a band that premiered Christian Country Music on stage. Going Away Party by White River Another notable cover for this track is Jeff and ...

Best known for his 1973 smash “Drift Away,” Dobie Gray was a versatile vocalist who could handle soul, country, and pop, not to mention musical theater. Gray’s origins are somewhat ill-defined; different sources alternately list his birth name as Leonard ...

Formerly a member of his church choir as a kid, Alan Jackson gospel songs were no longer a surprise. The country music superstar is no stranger to various gospel praises and hymns. He grew up frequently listening to such songs.  ...

Everybody loves Frank Sinatra. His swooning voice will make you feel like you are floating in heaven. Yes, that’s exactly how it feels like every time Sinatra sings a song. One of his best-known songs that people love is “Fly Me ...

Alcoholism is perhaps one of the root causes of broken families. Also, alcohol is commonly abused by some. Others use it to run away from their problems and sometimes, others just want to feel numb inside. But let us remember ...

“Make the World Go Away” is a country-popular music that Hank Cochran penned. While he was on a date at a movie theater in 1960, Hank Cochran got the inspiration for the song. Quickly, he left the theater. By the time he arrived ...

Released in 1963 as a country-pop song, “Make the World Go Away” was composed and conceived by country music singer-songwriter Hank Cochran. The very first version of the song was performed and recorded by Ray Price in 1963. Since its release, ...

Provocative lyrics and video are what’s in store when you listen to Chris Stapleton’s “Fire Away” track. Country music is known to touch the most sensitive topics of our society. From Alan Jackson to Chely Wright, every country artist knows ...

In August of 2010, the Zac Brown Band gave fans the first taste of their second major-label studio album, You Get What You Give, by releasing “As She’s Walking Away” as the record’s first single. Songwriter Wyatt Durrette and Zac Brown co-wrote the tune. The ...

This famed country music icon was best known for his chart-topping country song and lone pop hit “Easy Loving.” This song gave him the Song of the Year award by the Country Music Association (CMA). Moreover, from 1953 to 1987, ...

If there’s a someone that would like to do things “Alone With You”, someone that would go “Anywhere With You” then that would be good damn great. That only proves that someone out there really cares for you. In return, ...

No matter how long time ago George Strait‘s single “The Cowboy Rides Away” came out, it still gathers together fans of the classic country song. Last 12th of September, a lyric video was posted on Strait’s official YouTube channel, and ...

Photo credit: Left – Alton and Rabon Delmore (en.delmore-brothers.com) | R – Alton and wife Thelma Delmore (encyclopediaofalabama.org) On June 8, 1964, country music lost another valuable artist. On this day, Alton Delmore joined the Creator and his younger brother, Rabon in ...

“Funny How Time Slips Away” is a song that Willie Nelson wrote. The first to make a cover of it was country singer Billy Walker. Walker’s version landed on the 23rd spot of the Hot C&W Sides chart. To compare, its tune is very similar ...

You don’t have to be religious to be influenced by the power of old timeless gospel hymns classics. They never fail to carry you through rugged valleys and take you to spiritual mountaintop experiences every time you listen to them. ...

She Fought Bravely After the announcement of her battle with cancer, singer-songwriter Lari White passed away at the age of 52. Lari White first revealed her medical condition to her fans and vocal students in a letter she published on ...

Uncle Kraker was first introduced to the country music community through a duet with Kenny Chesney in 2004 for “When the Sun Goes Down.” Country music fans gave the duet a good reception which led the single to peak at ...

A loving daughter named Angie Sutherland became viral online after posting a video singing worship song “Lord, I Wanna Go To Heaven” with his father Edgar Napier. His father was then battling stage four cancer and one of his favorite ...

Dolly Parton’s Song Photo Credit: Dolly Parton/youtube.com by Screengrab “Heaven‘s Just A Prayer Away” is a song written and recorded by American Country artist Dolly Parton. It was produced by American record producer Bob Ferguson. Moreover, it is a single ...

The Making of Adios Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2010. However, his condition did not stop him from going on his final tour and recording his final album Adios. View this post on Instagram A post shared ...

Aside from being friends, country music legends Willie Nelson and Glen Campbell took Nelson’s “Funny How Time Slips Away” to the recording studio and teamed up for a duet.  With its chilling and tear-jerking sound, the song left the fans emotional. ...

Another Signature Song of Bill Anderson In 1969, the “Whispering” Bill Anderson has written and recorded another hit that became the No. 1 song of that year. His fourth single that topped the chart, “My Life (Throw it Away if ...

If you need to wallow in heartache, here’s our heavy dose of the saddest country music of all time.  No matter where we are in life, we’ve all lost someone or something at some point – it could be a ...

Joe Diffie, an icon to many country fans for his No. 1 hit string in the 1990s, died of coronavirus-related complications, a spokesperson revealed on Sunday afternoon. He was 61 years old. “Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie passed away ...

Eddy Arnold is known to be a prolific hit-making musician. His songs “Cattle Call,” “Make the World Go Away,” “I’ll Hold You in My Heart,” and “Just a Little Lovin” usually placed on the charts from the 1940s through ’60s ...

Willie Nelson and Billy Nelson duet of a beautiful gospel song titled “My Body’s Just A Suitcase For My Soul” has continued to keep the young man’s spirit alive many years after his passing. Back in December of 1991, Willie ...

George Strait’s Give It Away is one of the most heart-wrenching country breakup songs that will surely leave you shedding a tear or two. The song is about a woman who just had enough of everything and decided to pack up and ...

Willie Nelson’s singing legacy undeniably flows in the blood of his family too! A number of times, we’ve seen Willie shared the stage with his children. This time, it becomes even more poignant as he sings to the Lord together ...

The holiday season is a time to be merry and have fun, and the fullest way to enjoy it is through Country Christmas songs! The twang in these tracks is like Santa Claus’ bells as he goes around dropping inside ...

It’s easy to understand why Zac Brown Band’s ‘As She’s Walking Away’ went platinum. The soulful melody and meaningful lyrics flow so smoothly that it’s no-brainer listeners love it. Not to mention, collaborating with country superstar Alan Jackson helped boost ...

While most love songs tell the story of the romance between man and woman, there’s one song I’ve loved since. I am a firm believer that Valentine’s Day is not just mainly giving cards, chocolates or flowers to your significant ...

https://www.amazon.com/ Today, we remember the soldiers who risked their lives to fight for the freedom of our country. We raise our flag to them and honor them. Without our brave soldiers, we won’t be able to taste freedom as we ...

www. youtube.com Everybody loves Conway Twitty’s soulful voice, and no matter what he sings it will always be amazing. Whether it be a country, R&B, or a gospel song, everything Twitty sings is worth listening to.  He released a gospel ...