The Gospel Music Hall Of Fame & Museum

The Gospel Music Association was founded in 1964 and functions as the voice and face for the community of Christian Gospel music. The association is committed to promoting highlighting, and celebrating gospel music that has come to us in all sorts of styles such as country, southern gospel, rock, pop, praise & worship, R&B, black gospel,…

The Origin of The Gospel Music

The earliest immigrants in North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee were Scots-Irish-English settlers who ventured down the Appalachian Mountains. Around 1750 they found the Cumberland Gap to discover the fertile soil of Kentucky’s blue grass country. These early pioneers were bringing a wealth of instrumental and vocal music traditions with them, and their Anglo-Celtic traditional ballads…

BlueGrass Gospel Music-How it all started

In the early 1600’s, Irish, Scottish, and English immigrants to the U.S. brought the music styles with them that form the roots of contemporary bluegrass music. The first immigrants later moved on to Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, North & South Carolina, and Kentucky where they were writing songs about everyday living circumstances in the new…