is a name that’s been synonymous with gospel music for more than a 60 years. They are celebrating their 65th Anniversary this year and they continue to travel as one of the most respected names in gospel music today. This group of men is truly blessed with a wonderful talent and they have appeared at venues throughout the United States and Canada presenting the very best in great Southern Gospel music concerts. They were the first gospel quartet to ever appear on a nationally televised program, they have numerous songs that have reached the National Music Charts and they are charter members of the Christian Music Hall of Fame in Dallas, Texas along with Mahalia Jackson, The Cathedrals, Bill Gaither, and Elvis Presley.
The Gospel Harmony Boyswere organized in Huntington, WV in 1952, yet they are as current as today's music. Throughout their 65 year history, this group of professional men has been given many honors and attained many goals. These include the distinction of being the first gospel quartet to ever appear on live network television as guests of Dave Garroway on NBC's “Today Show” in 1952. They hosted the nation’s first weekly scheduled gospel music television program that was broadcast for nearly two decades and became regular viewing for more than a million families in West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Virginia. And today, their ministry continues to impact thousands of individuals through radio, TV and the worldwide web. The "Harmony Boys" were also pioneers in gospel recordings releasing their first 78rpm recording in 1953 and their first LP album in 1963. Their current recordings are often found on today's national gospel music charts. Amid the group’s credits are numerous appearances with hundreds of famous entertainers from the gospel, country and pop fields. They have participated in the National Quartet Convention for many years and have been recognized in Gospel Music's top trade publication, as one of America's leading groups based on the "quality of their live performances and recently released recordings." Jerry Kirksey, past editor of “The Singing News”, described them as "the epitome of class and style”. The Gospel Harmony Boys have been recognized and honored by their home state by being named West Virginia's Official Ambassadors of Goodwill and the Governor as declared August first Gospel Harmony Boys Day in West Virginia. They hold the state’s highest civilian honor, the Distinguished West Virginian Award and they were also commissioned by the Governor of Kentucky as “Kentucky Colonels”. Most recently, in tribute to their Christian service and contributions to the ministry of gospel music, the Gospel Harmony Boys were inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame in Dallas, TX and were nominees for the Artist Music Guild’s “Vocal Group of the Year in 2013”. Whether at a neighborhood fair, in a revival tent or a wonderful community church, a Gospel Harmony Boys concert will provide your congregation the opportunity to enjoy an experience with the Holy Spirit while they listen to the glorious message of God’s love through the presentation of this renowned music ministry. The outstanding vocal arrangements of the GHBs includes many happy, hand-clapping rhythms, soul stirring ballads, traditional gospel classics, and always some great old hymns. But their mission never changes and that is to represent Christ in a positive and powerful way so others can see Him through their ministry.
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