Larry Gatlin's career accomplishments include more than 30 Top 40 Hits, a GRAMMY® Award and a starring role on Broadway. Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers have a signature sound that led to classics like “All the Gold in California” and “Houston.” Gatlin has written songs that were later recorded by Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson and Elvis. His heroes were in gospel music, specifically RW & James Blackwood of the Blackwood Brothers Quartet.
The Blackwood Quartet
The Blackwood Family is the first family of Gospel Music, winning over 8 Grammy Awards, 27 Dove Awards, and have sold over 60 million albums. Cecil Blackwood, knowing Elvis personally, offered Elvis a position in the Quartet. However, Elvis had just signed with Sun Records and was unable to do so. Join Mark Blackwood (Cecil’s Son) and The Blackwood Quartet for this once in a lifetime experience that will change your life. The Blackwood’s are carrying on the memory of Elvis with The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley Celebration! The Music ELVIS Loved.