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Gaither Vocal Band Reunion Live Part 1

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November 6, 2019
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Gaither Vocal Band Reunion Live Part 1

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  • (Humming)
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  • Bill Gaither: Life is made up of moments...
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  • ... like turning the pages of a photograph album.
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  • Our memories preserve for us the relationships...
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  • ... and events that tell the stories of each of our lives.
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  • Happy, sad, joyful, and painful.
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  • The memories of our days make up the fabric...
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  • ... of who we are.
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  • (Choir Singing) Precious Memories
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  • How they linger
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  • How they ever flood my soul
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  • Bill Gaither: An unforgettable memory was made when dozens of friends...
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  • ... who had spent their lives in gospel music...
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  • ... gathered to sings some songs from their own...
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  • ... personal treasure of memories.
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  • For these folks, many precious memories...
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  • ... had begun around a piano somewhere.
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  • They're sharing songs about how their lives have been changed...
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  • ... by God's amazing grace.
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  • Precious scenes unfold
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  • band: Passing the faith along...
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  • Bill: The Gaither Vocal Band shares
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  • nearly 40 years of history.
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  • It all started in 1981, when,
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  • during a Gaither trio concert in Florida,
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  • I gathered Gary McSpadden
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  • and two young backup vocalists,
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  • Steve Green and Lee Young,
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  • around the backstage piano
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  • for an impromptu sing-along.
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  • We didn't plan on starting a group.
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  • We just loved harmonizing,
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  • and after trying our new sound on an audience,
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  • the overwhelming response
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  • told us we were on to something very exciting.
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  • band: Oh, it's a great, great morning...
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  • Bill: Over the years, the group evolved,
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  • the personnel changed,
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  • and each new talented singer brought with him
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  • a quality that redefined the group,
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  • winning Dove and Grammy awards
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  • along the way
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  • for intricate harmonies,
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  • great songs,
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  • high vocal standards,
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  • and a genuine passion
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  • for communicating the good news
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  • at the highest level possible.
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  • - Let freedom...
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  • Bill: Tonight, nearly 40 years
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  • after that first landmark performance,
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  • these voices, new and old,
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  • are gathering as proud alumni
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  • to celebrate the legacy
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  • of the Gaither Vocal Band.
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  • Please welcome...
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  • ...and myself, Bill Gaither.
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  • [cheers and applause]
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  • - And it is done.
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  • It is done.
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  • It is done.
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  • It is done.
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  • He is the Alpha and Omega,
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  • the Beginning and the End,
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  • the Son of God, the King of Kings,
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  • the Lord of Lords. He's everything.
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  • Messiah,
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  • Jehovah,
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  • the Prince of Peace is He.
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  • The Son of Man, seed of Abraham,
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  • second person in the Trinity.
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  • He is the Alpha and Omega,
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  • the Beginning and the End,
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  • the Son of God,
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  • the King of Kings,
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  • the Lord of Lords. He's everything.
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  • Messiah,
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  • Jehovah,
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  • the Prince of Peace is He.
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  • The Son of Man, seed of Abraham,
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  • second person in the Trinity.
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  • He is the Alpha and Omega,
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  • the Beginning and the End,
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  • the Son of God, the King of Kings
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  • the Lord of Lords.
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  • He's everything.
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  • Messiah, Jehovah,
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  • the Prince of Peace is He.
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  • The Son of Man, seed of Abraham,
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  • second person in the Trinity.
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  • He is the Alpha and Omega,
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  • the Beginning and the End,
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  • the Son of God, the King of Kings,
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  • the Lord of Lords.
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  • He's everything.
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  • Messiah, Jehovah,
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  • the Prince of Peace is He.
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  • The Son of Man, seed of Abraham,
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  • second person in the Trinity.
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  • He is the Alpha and Omega,
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  • the Son of God, the King of Kings,
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  • the Messiah, Jehovah,
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  • the great I Am,
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  • seed of Abraham.
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  • He is the Alpha and Omega,
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  • the Beginning and the End,
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  • the Son of God, the King of Kings,
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  • the Lord of everything.
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  • He is Lord.
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  • [cheers and applause]
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  • [single piano note]
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  • Passing the faith along to my brother,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • Helping to build the faith of another,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • Sharing a word of hope with my brother,
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  • helping to make him strong.
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  • Passing the faith along to my brother,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • Passing the faith along to my brother,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • Helping to build the faith of another,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • Sharing a word of hope with my brother,
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  • helping to make him strong.
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  • Passing the faith along to my brother,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • The runner of a relay
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  • finds in his baton
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  • purpose for the running
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  • and strength to carry on.
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  • We hold within our grasp
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  • the faith that makes us strong,
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  • and like a relay runner,
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  • we seek to pass it on.
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  • Passing the faith along to my brother,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • Helping to build the faith of another,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • Sharing a word of hope with my brother,
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  • helping to make him strong.
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  • Passing the faith along to my brother,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • Countless generations
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  • of saints have come and gone.
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  • The spark ignites as an ember fades
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  • and the flame continues on.
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  • A challenge to the young
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  • and assurance for the old,
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  • the flame burns ever brighter
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  • each time the story's told.
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  • Passing the faith along to my brother,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • Helping to build the faith of another,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • Sharing a word of hope with my brother,
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  • helping to make him strong.
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  • Passing the faith along to my brother,
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  • passing the faith along. - We are...
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  • - Passing the faith along to my brother,
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  • passing the faith along,
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  • helping to build the faith of another,
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  • passing the faith along,
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  • sharing a word of hope with my brother,
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  • helping to make him strong,
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  • passing the faith along to my brother
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  • passing the faith along. - We are...
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  • - Passing the faith along,
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  • passing the faith along.
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  • [cheers and applause]
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  • - And hello, Greenville!
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  • [cheers and applause]
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  • We came all the way from Texas
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  • to see the Vocal Band.
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  • We've been to tens of concerts
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  • to see them with different lineups,
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  • and we're just so happy
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  • that the entire group is here
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  • to see all of our favorite past members
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  • and the current group.
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  • - Yeah, we're from, uh, New Bern, North Carolina.
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  • Um, we have loved the Gaithers for many, many years.
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  • It's one of the reasons--
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  • it's kind of what drew us together
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  • before we were married.
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  • This, uh, concert has been special to us
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  • because we love the hymns,
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  • and you don't hear a lot of hymns anymore,
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  • and the way that Bill can just kind of orchestrate
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  • and the artists can just freestyle
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  • and, uh-- and just sing hymns
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  • and draw the rest of the crowd in--
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  • very special.
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  • - All of our favorite people in one place,
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  • so it's been really nice.
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  • - Yeah. Very good time.
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  • both: Yeah.
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  • - I'm from Chesnee,
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  • South Carolina,
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  • and I just want to say that this has been a--
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  • beyond any typical, normal concert experience.
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  • I mean, just perfect, perfect.
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  • I want to thank Bill Gaither for doing this.
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  • This has been awesome.
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  • - Deep within, the heart has always known
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  • we said, "Before we do anything,
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  • you've got to be ready to sing this song."
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  • Uh, Gloria and I wrote this
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  • back in 19...
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  • - '06. Bill: No.
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  • [laughter]
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  • [light piano music]
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  • Kevin, I was just a kid. I was just a kid.
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  • - 1806.
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  • - [sputters]
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  • But... [laughs]
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  • But it's one of the first, uh, songs that we wrote
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  • that people outside the county thought
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  • was kind of a good song.
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  • We sang it.
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  • We sang it, and then--then,
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  • in those days, to pitch songs to writers,
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  • we would have them stop by the house,
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  • and, um, Gary McSpadden
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  • was with The Imperials
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  • and Jim Murray was with The Imperials.
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  • They stopped by the house
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  • and Gloria fed them real good,
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  • and they got their bellies full,
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  • and I took them in 'round the piano
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  • and said, "I've just written a new song
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  • I want you to listen to,"
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  • and I showed them "He Touched Me,"
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  • and--and I tell you what: this song cost me, though.
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  • We had just planted-- uh, we had a new house,
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  • and we just sodded our front yard--true story.
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  • And that little rascal took his golf clubs
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  • and went out on my new sod...
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  • [laughter]
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  • And cut it all to pieces.
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  • But--but they rec-- but they recorded the tune,
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  • and they got it to Elvis,
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  • and it was pretty cheap piece of sodding, really.
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  • - And you got it redone, right?
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  • It's okay.
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  • - Uh, we've made up since then,
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  • but--but this is a song
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  • that I had everybody--
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  • every new Vocal Band to do it.
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  • [slow piano music]
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  • Yeah.
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  • This is gonna be good.
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  • Are you g--ready? Here we go.
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  • "Shackled by a heavy burden."
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  • - Shackled by a heavy burden,
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  • 'neath a load of guilt and shame...
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  • - Then the hand of Jesus.
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  • - Then the hand of Jesus touched me...
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  • Bill: Here we go. The tight harmony.
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  • - And now I am no longer the same.
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  • Bill: Eat your heart out, Oak Ridge Boys.
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  • That's really good.
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  • - He touched me.
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  • Oh, He touched me,
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  • and oh, the joy that floods my soul!
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  • Something happened, and now I know,
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  • He touched me and made me whole.
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  • - Gary McSpadden.
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  • - And since I met this blessed Savior...
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  • Since He cleansed and made me whole,
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  • well, I will never cease,
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  • never cease to praise Him.
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  • I'll shout it while eternity rolls.
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  • - Oh, He touched me.
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  • - Oh, He touched me,
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  • He touched me,
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  • and oh, the joy that floods my soul!
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  • Something happened, and now I know
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  • He touched me and made
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  • me whole.
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  • [cheers and applause]
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  • [tender music]
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  • - I dreamed of a city
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  • called Glory,
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  • so bright and so fair,
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  • when I entered the gates,
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  • I cried, "Holy."
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  • The angels all met me there.
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  • They carried me from mansion to mansion,
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  • and oh, the sights I saw,
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  • but then I said,
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  • "I want to see Jesus,
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  • 'cause He's the one who died for all."
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  • - I bowed on my knees and cried,
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  • "Holy, holy."
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  • - Cried, "Holy."
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  • - I clapped my hands
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  • and sang, "Glory,
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  • glory to the Son of God."
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  • - Then, as I entered
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  • the gates of that city,
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  • my loved ones all knew me well.
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  • They took me down the streets of heaven...
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  • Mark: Sing, Michael.
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  • - Oh, the scenes were
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  • too many to tell.
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  • I
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  • saw Abraham,
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  • Jacob, and Isaac.
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  • I talked to Mark,
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  • sat down beside Timothy,
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  • but I said, "Timothy..."
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  • "I
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  • "want to see Jesus,
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  • "'cause He's the one
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  • who died for me."
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  • And He died for you.
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  • - I bowed on my knees
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  • and cried, "Holy, holy,
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  • holy."
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  • I clapped my hands and sang,
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  • "Glory, glory,
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  • glory, glory."
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  • I clapped my hands and sang, "Glory."
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  • I clapped my hands and sang, "Glory."
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  • - One more time. Sing it with me.
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  • - I clapped my hands and sang, "Glory."
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  • - I clapped my hands and sang, "Glory."
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  • I sang, "Glory to the Son
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  • of God."
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  • [applause]
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  • - I bowed on my knees and cried...
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  • - "Holy, holy,
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  • holy."
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  • I clapped my hands
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  • and sang, "Glory,
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  • glory to the Son of God."
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  • [applause]
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  • Bill: We love you. God bless.
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  • What a night.
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  • - If you want more happy
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  • than your heart will hold,
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  • if you want to stand taller if the truth were told,
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  • take whatever you have and give it away.
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  • Give, give, give, give it away.
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  • If you want less lonely and a lot more fun
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  • and deep satisfaction when the day is done,
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  • throw your heart wide open...
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  • - And give it away.
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  • - Do you believe that?
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  • [cheers and applause]
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  • Thank you for joining Bill and Gloria Gaither...
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  • ... and their Homecoming Friends for "Precious Memories."
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  • Be sure to watch program as these legendary gospel artists...
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  • ... share more of your favorite songs.
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  • In the stillness, of the midnight
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