CCM Spotlight–Jamie Owens Collins

  “The Battle Belongs to the Lord” by Jamie Owens Collins Jamie Owens Collins carried a neat anointing whenever she sang.  Furthermore she had a strong influence on later generation female vocalists, like Amy Grant and Twila Paris. Unfortunately, few if any any videos of her ministering can be found.  I chose this song as itsContinue reading “CCM Spotlight–Jamie Owens Collins”

CCM Spotlight on Kelly Willard

Her music has always blessed.  She has a voice of an angel.  She was with the Maranatha Singers.  Two albums I can vouch for–the first “Blame It On the One I Love.”  The other being “Willing Heart.”  They are both pretty old though so not sure you can find them. Her website: http://www.kellywillard.com/ A BrokenBelieversContinue reading “CCM Spotlight on Kelly Willard”

Early CCM- Spotlight on Wendy & Mary

“If I Could Love You Better” One of the early and blessed CCM duets was Wendy & Mary.  They were together just 5-6  years but cranked out 5 or 6 albums.  Their music operated off of relatively simple melodies, but their lyrics were often quite piercing and evocative.  They very quickly became one of my personal favorites. IContinue reading “Early CCM- Spotlight on Wendy & Mary”

Early CCM- Spotlight on Nancy Honeytree

*****    Another incredible blast from the past.  “Rattle Me, Shake Me.”  This is one of the best from one of CCMs greatest–Nancy Honeytree.  I think I can date this about 1974. Of course, I hope that it blesses, and gives you another layer to our simple faith.  Honeytree was a definite force in theContinue reading “Early CCM- Spotlight on Nancy Honeytree”