Bill Gaither, apart from being an awesome singer, is also a songwriter and writes the lyrics of his songs with his wife Gloria although she writes most of the songs. He has written some amazing songs like "Let’s Just Praise the Lord", "There’s Something About That Name", "It Is Finished", "He Touched Me", "Something Beautiful", "The King is Coming", "Because He Lives" and "The Longer I Serve Him". Gaither, along with his wife has recorded over 600 songs with collaborative compositions. He was very successful with his band and being a solo singer gave him as much fame.
Gaither has been doing live performances since the start of his career with the Gaither Trio band. After a while, the trio remained the same but Bill’s sister was replaced by Bill’s wife Gloria. The band sang traditional gospel songs which gave a very modern feel to their music and that is the reason why their music is still popular after all these years. Bill’s vocals are regarded as high bass and he plays guitars and piano.
Bill Gaither has worked under the labels of Spring House Production and Gaither Music Group, the latter being his own record producing company. Gaither also has a long record of homecoming which includes, Reunion in 1992, Old Friends in 1993, Precious Memories in 1995, Sing Your Blues Away in 1996, Back Home Again in Indiana in 1997, Rivers of Joy in 1998, Kennedy Center Homecoming in 1999, Harmony in the Heartland in 2000, London Homecoming in 2001, God Bless America in 2002, Red Rocks Homecoming in 2003, Journey to the Sky in 2004, The Best of Guy Penrod in 2005, Christmas in South Africa in 2006, Amazing Grace in 2007, Homecoming Picnic in 2008, Joy in My Heart in 2009 and Count Your Blessings in 2010.
Bill Gaither, together with his band and as a solo singer has released a huge number of albums which have all been loved by the fans. His discography includes, My Faith Still Holds in 1972, Let’s Just Praise the Lord in 1973, Because He Lives in 1974, I Am A Promise in 1975, Moments For Forever in 1977, The Very Best of the Very Best in 1978, He Touched Me in 1979, He Started the Whole World Singing in 1982, Fully Alive in 1983, Then He Said Sing in 1985, Welcome Back Home in 1987, Old Friends in 1993, Precious Memories in 1994 and Our Recollections in 1996. Gaither’s music has inspired a lot of people who have influenced from his style of the music.
For his tremendously excellent work in gospel and Christian music, Bill Gaither has been awarded with a number of awards. Gaither has won Grammy awards in 2009, 1999, 1991, 1975 and 1973 and has been nominated in several other years. Gaither also got inducted in the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 1982. In 2006, Gaither achieved SPEBSQSA Honorary Life Membership. He has also won Dove Awards in many years and has been nominated for several others.
If you are an ardent gospel music fan then you would know what a brilliant singer Bill Gaither is. His live performances are always a spectacle as crowds and crowds of fans attend it and buy Bill Gaither tickets like hot cakes. He has worked in a band Gaither Trio, the Gaithers and has also worked solo for many years and through all this, his fame has not dwindled even a bit. He is the best gospel and Christian music singer in the whole of United States and has dominated with his talent for decades. His work is purely a form of art and Bill Gaither tickets sell out as soon as they come in. if you ever get a chance to see him in one of his live performances, then don’t miss the chance as a live performance of a music legend like him doesn’t happen every day!