The Churchmen
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  • Bread and Water
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:25) [7.81 MB]
  • In The Twinklin' Of An Eye
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:33) [8.14 MB]
  • Mercy Road
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (02:58) [6.78 MB]
  • His Perfect Love
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (02:47) [6.38 MB]
  • World's Biggest Liar
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:02) [6.95 MB]
  • All About You Lord
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:22) [7.7 MB]
  • He Never Failed On Me
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (02:22) [5.44 MB]
  • Sweet Blessed Land of Beulah
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:03) [6.98 MB]
  • One Hundred White Horses
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (04:02) [9.25 MB]
  • Little White Church In The Dell
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:15) [7.46 MB]
  • Where Will It Lead
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (03:15) [7.46 MB]
  • Vision Of The Promised Land
    Genre: Bluegrass
    MP3 (02:25) [5.53 MB]
Biography
The Churchmen are a Bluegrass Gospel group based in Collinsville, Virginia. The group was formed in 1989 when they began singing in local churches. Their Southern Gospel style, four part harmony, along with the sound of the bluegrass instrumentation, gives them a unique sound that has gained attention all across the country and abroad. The group consists of five Christian men, and each one feels that he was personally called by God into this music ministry. The Churchmen previously recorded three projects on the "Mountain Home" label of The Horizon Music Group along with the last three projects on the Pinecastle label. The CD “On the Journey Home” was nominated or a Dove Award for Bluegrass Album of the Year while the CD, “Traveling Through”, gained acclaim across the country and included the song “Bedside Prayer” that also garnered a Dove award nomination for Bluegrass Song of the year. Their latest CD “I’ll Be Long Gone”, the band’s best effort to date, has gained great reviews and is still getting substantial radio airplay. The group would love to come to your area and bring their unique brand of Bluegrass Gospel that not only entertains but truly warms the heart and uplifts the spirit.
• Keith Clark, helped form The Churchmen after playing with his family band and several regional Gospel groups. Keith sings lead, baritone and low tenor and plays a rock solid acoustic bass. He makes his home in Collinsville, Virginia.
• Gerald Harbour joined The Churchmen in late 1989 shortly after the band’s inception after playing with various groups such as the Lewis Family. He sings lead, baritone and bass, and plays the mandolin. He calls Martinsville, VA his home.
• David Guthrie sings lead and harmony vocals along with handling the guitar duties. David’s high lead and great tenor voice is a great addition to The Churchmen sound. He comes to us from The Carolina Road Band, and was nominated in 2007 by SPBGMA for “Male Vocalist of the Year – Traditional”. He lives in Parkton, North Carolina.
• Carroll Arnn, is a wonderful addition to the band and plays Banjo, Guitar, and Fiddle on stage. In addition to his great musicianship, Carroll also brings another strong vocal to the band, and he is a very talented songwriter as well. Carroll has experience with many bands over the years most recently the Church Sisters band. Carroll lives in Danville, VA.

The first radio single from the new album, Mercy Road, is the song “Bread and Water,” written by the newest member of the band, Carroll Arnn. “We are so excited and blessed as we begin a new version of the band with the addition of Carroll. We started performing “Bread and water” and started getting crowd responses that showed us we had something special. Carroll wrote this song and brought it to the group as soon as he started in the fall of 2012. We hope everyone received the same blessings that we did,” said Gerald.



The title track from Mercy Road is penned by longtime bluegrass songwriter Becky Buller. Buller is well known in bluegrass circles and Bluegrass Unlimited said, “Buller seems to be carving out a niche for herself as the designate muse of contemporary bluegrassers…”

1. In The Twinklin' Of An Eye - Becky Buller, Goodnight Sparky Music, BMI
David Guthrie– Lead / Tenor Vocal, Guitar / Carroll Arnn – Lead vocal on chorus, Banjo
Gerald Harbour – Baritone Vocal, Mandolin / Keith Clark – Bass Fiddle / Ron Stewart - Fiddle

2. Mercy Road - Becky Buller, Goodnight Sparky Music, BMI - Jerry Salley, Country Gentleman Music, SESAC
David Guthrie– High Lead Vocal, Guitar / Gerald Harbour – Low Tenor Vocal, Mandolin
Keith Clark – Baritone Vocal, Bass Fiddle / Carroll Arnn – Banjo / Ron Stewart - Fiddle

3. Bread and Water - Carroll Arnn, Grass Tank Publishing, BMI
Carroll Arnn – Lead Vocal / David Guthrie– Tenor Vocal, Guitar / Keith Clark – Baritone Vocal, Bass Fiddle
Gerald Harbour – Mandolin / Ron Stewart – Fiddle / Jeff Patton - Dobro

4. His Perfect Love - Carroll Arnn, Grass Tank Publishing, BMI
Carroll Arnn – Lead Vocal, Finger Picking Guitar / David Guthrie– Tenor Vocal, Guitar
Keith Clark – Baritone Vocal, Bass Fiddle / Gerald Harbour – Mandolin / Ron Stewart – Fiddle

5. World’s Biggest Liar – David Guthrie - Creekboy Publishing, BMI
David Guthrie– High Lead Vocal, Guitar / Gerald Harbour – Low Tenor Vocal, Mandolin
Keith Clark – Baritone Vocal, Bass Fiddle / Carroll Arnn - Banjo / Ron Stewart – Fiddle

6. All About You Lord - David Guthrie - Creekboy Publishing, BMI
David Guthrie– High Lead Vocal, Guitar / Gerald Harbour – Low Tenor Vocal, Mandolin
Keith Clark – Baritone Vocal, Bass Fiddle / Ron Stewart – Fiddles and Guitar Break

7. He Never Failed on Me – David Guthrie - Creekboy Publishing, BMI
David Guthrie– Lead Vocal / Carroll Arnn – Tenor / Harmony Vocal
Keith Clark – Baritone / Harmony Vocal / Gerald Harbour – Bass Vocal

8. Sweet Blessed Land of Beulah - Fawn Jacobs / Mark Hawkins - JC & ME Music, BMI
Carroll Arnn – Lead vocal, Banjo / David Guthrie– Tenor Vocal, Guitar
Keith Clark – Baritone Vocal, Bass Fiddle / Gerald Harbour – Bass Vocal, Mandolin / Ron Stewart – Fiddle

9. One Hundred White Horses – David Whitaker – Doobie Shea Music, BMI
Keith Clark – Lead Vocal, Bass Fiddle / David Guthrie– Tenor Vocal, Guitar
Gerald Harbour – Baritone Vocal, Mandolin / Ron Stewart – Fiddle

10. Little White Church in the Dell - PD
David Guthrie– Lead / Tenor Vocal, Guitar / Carroll Arnn – Lead vocal on chorus, Banjo
Gerald Harbour – Baritone Vocal, Mandolin / Keith Clark – Bass Fiddle / Ron Stewart - Fiddle

11. Where Will It Lead – Jason Barie – Hounddog Trax, BMI
David Guthrie– Lead / Tenor Vocal, Guitar / Carroll Arnn – Lead vocal on chorus, Banjo
Gerald Harbour – Baritone Vocal, Mandolin / Keith Clark – Bass Fiddle / Ron Stewart - Fiddle

12. Vision of the Promised Land – Carter Stanley, Ralph Stanley – Fort Knox Music, Inc., Trio Music Co., BMI
David Guthrie– Lead / Tenor Vocal, Guitar / Keith Clark – Lead vocal on chorus, Bass Fiddle
Gerald Harbour – Baritone Vocal, Mandolin / Carroll Arnn – Banjo / Ron Stewart – Fiddle and Guitar Break



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  • Members:
    David, Carroll, Keith, Gerald
  • Sounds Like:
    Great Bluegrass Gospel with all the trimmings
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    03/04/13
  • Profile Last Updated:
    06/08/18 19:02:08

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