Steve Gulley’s first gospel album Family, Friends and Fellowship is released today on Rural Rhythm Christian. Joining Steve on his Family, Friends and Fellowship album is an incredible list of family and friend All-Star performers and musicians who were hand-picked to help make the songs and their message come to life in the most special way possible. Guest performers on this album include Doyle Lawson, Joe Mullins, Dale Ann Bradley, Rickey Wasson, Kenny & Amanda Smith, Les Butler, Don Gulley, Vic Graves, Debbie Gulley and Linda Gulley. They are backed by an impressive list of musicians including Adam Steffey, Tim Stafford, Ron Stewart, Mark Fain, Phil Leadbetter, Alan Bibey, Jason Burleson, Brandon Godman, Stuart Wyrick, Scott Powers, Bryan Turner, Gary Robinson, Jr.and Mark Laws.
Produced by Steve Gulley and recorded at the Curve Recording Studios in Cumberland Gap Tennessee, Family, Friends and Fellowship contains 14 songs with a wide range of songwriters including many Steve Gulley original songs along with songs written by contemporary songwriters and standards by Ronny Hinson, Hank Williams, G.T. Speer, E.M. Bartlett, Carl Story, Gary Kidwell and more.
My goal for this album is to share my spiritual journey through music that will hopefully make the listener think, reflect, reminisce and rejoice all while lifting their spirits and warming their soul – Steve Gulley.
Steve’s first single from the album certainly accomplishes his goal with the uplifting gospel standard “Victory In Jesus” which has a fresh feel with those Steve Gulley signature vocals and performed by an All-Star Bluegrass cast including Tim Stafford (Guitar), Adam Steffey (Mandolin), Ron Stewart (Banjo & Fiddle), Mark Fain (Bass) with harmony vocals by Bryan Turner.)
Below you will see the video promo track-by-track that takes you on an enjoyable journey with words and music by Steve Gulley as he talks about the back story for each song on Family, Friends and Fellowship. Steve tells why he chose the songs on the album and what the songs mean to him in his life. Also, you will learn about the development of the album and more about the impressive list of family and friends who helped create the album Steve always wanted to make.