Posted by Wisdom Moon on 10 October 2015

YESTERDAY (October 9th) marks the release of a special Fanny Crosby project. Here's a glimpse of the project:

The incomparable Fanny Crosby’s gift to the Church shines anew in Blessed Assurance: The New Hymns Of Fanny Crosby releasing globally Oct. 9. The project features unfinished and never-before-published Crosby hymns respectfully crafted with help from Paul Baloche, Michael Farren, All Sons & Daughters, Jon Egan (New Life, Desperation Band), Bart Millard (MercyMe), Stu G (Delirious?, One Sonic Society), Michael W. Smith, Matt Redman, Krissy Nordhoff (“Your Great Name”), Greg Sykes, Dustin Smith and more.

Complete with vocal performances from Baloche, Egan, All Sons & Daughters, Blind Boys of Alabama, Elias Dummer (The City Harmonic), Ricky Skaggs & The Whites, Darlene Zschech, Israel Houghton with Seth & Nirva, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound and Meredith Andrews, among others, Blessed Assurance: The New Hymns Of Fanny Crosby stands as an original, new-heritage collection from this blind composer who has inspired generations of Christians around the world with hymns like “To God Be the Glory,” “All the Way My Savior Leads Me,” “Blessed Assurance” and “Redeemed.”

In celebration of the remarkable legacy of Fanny J. Crosby 100 years after her death, Integrity Music offered the select gathering of remarkable worship leaders and songwriters above access to an astounding 2,700 unpublished and unfinished compositions by Crosby. This forgotten musical treasure that sat hidden for years was passed from Crosby’s publisher to the historic Wheaton College.

Stephen Kelley, an artist, writer and entrepreneur who collects antique hymnals, learned of the forgotten cache and tracked them down to Wheaton. “They wheeled out 20 library carts containing the manuscripts,” Kelley recalls, “…some lyrics were on scraps of paper and the backs of envelopes, letterhead, legal paper, all with Fanny’s initials. I couldn’t believe it when I saw them.”

New life was breathed into 15 of these hidden gems, recorded for Blessed Assurance to shine a modern light on the remarkable legacy of the woman called “the Queen of Gospel Song Writers.”

Looking for song resources?
Just search the song title using the Search Box at the top of this page!

CLICK HERE to Purchase the album.

Stream the project through Spotify:

Here are some lyric cards from a few of the songs. Feel Free to share on Facebook! 

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Posted by We Are Worship USA on Saturday, October 10, 2015

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Posted by We Are Worship USA on Saturday, October 10, 2015

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