Friday, April 20, 2012

Turley Richards

           Though not considered a Christian music artist, in 1970 Turley Richards came onto the popular music scene with an incredible version of the hymn "I Heard the Voice of Jesus".   I found it on a Warner Brothers sampler album that came out at the time and listened to the song in amazement.  Turley's vocal range is astounding.  The emotion with which the song is presented stirs the soul.

          "I Heard the Voice of Jesus" at least made it to the U.S. pop charts, but didn't rank very high.  However the song is somewhat of a cult hit and has attained a respectable fan base in Latin American countries.

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  1. It certainly did stir the soul Lee,
    A beautiful song. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Wow! Now, that's soul music! :-)

  3. Cool Lee! Nice sound.

    I hit my "surprise me" button that I installed for A to Z, and wound up here :)

    "S" is for Shepherdstown!



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