REVIEW: Lynda Randle – Homecoming Favorites and Songs of Inspiration, Vol. 1

Producer: Lynda Randle
Record Label: Independent Release

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For over 20 years, Lynda Randle has attracted a large following among Gaither Homecoming listeners. With her soul-stirring alto range, Lynda gives listeners a well-balanced mix of traditional spiritual tunes with modern hymns & Gospel music. Regarded by many as a favorite and vital part of the Homecoming series, Lynda shares a collection of these homecoming-style tunes with her latest release, ‘Homecoming Favorites & Songs of Inspiration, Vol. 1’.

Rather than follow the traditional route of choosing several tunes often over-recorded, Lynda chooses lesser-known like the Gaither classics, “Something Beautiful” and “The Longer I Serve Him”, in addition to a well-arranged Lanny Wolfe classic, “My House Is Full.” In addition to these inspiring tunes, Lynda revisits her well-known Homecoming signatures, “God on the Mountain” and “One Day Jesus Will Call My Name.” The project continues to include a variety of favorites like “Until Then”, “Hold to God’s Unchanging Hand”, and “Never Grow Old.”

Holding true to her traditional sound and unmatched style, Lynda Randle offers listeners her perspective on these timeless favorites. While this project may not attract many new listeners, Lynda shows once more that her roots are intact. Combine the traditional arrangements, Lynda’s soothing alto voice, and her charming spirit, and you have a collection of truly inspiring favorites performed with an enthusiasm difficult to match.

Personal Favorites: Something Beautiful, Hold to God’s Unchanging Hand, My House Is Full, Until Then

Track Listing: 

God on The Mountain
The Longer I Serve Him
Sheltered In The Arms of God
Walking Up The King’s Highway
Something Beautiful
Hold To God’s Unchanging Hand
Keep On Pressing On
My House Is Full
Laying My Burdens Down
Going Home
One Day Jesus
Until Then
Never Grow Old


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Andrew Stephens

Andrew hails from Anderson, SC and has lived here all 25 years of his life. As a child, he attended concerts in the area and instantly became hooked on the concept of Southern Gospel music. His music collection has expanded to over 1,000 artist recordings as well as several compilations (including record label & radio promotions comps). For a couple of years or so, Andrew hosted a blog, "Southern Gospel Review", and did articles ranging from specialty (Hits of the Past), album reviews (CD, DVD, & Vinyl), and other interesting tidbits (recording oddities, etc.).
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