Artists Featured include U2, Alan Jackson, Casting Crowns, Jason Crabb, Don Moen, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Bart Millard, For King & Country, Johnny Cash and many more
By Dan Wooding, Founder of ASSIST News Service
CHARLOTTE, NC (ANS) — Spotify, a leading digital music service provider, is paying tribute to Rev. Billy Graham upon his passing with a special playlist, Rev. Billy Graham – In Memorium.
With over 60 songs, the playlist features a stellar lineup of artists whose songs reflect the teachings and honor the life of Billy Graham, who passed away February 21, 2018, in Montreat, North Carolina.
Among the artists featured on the playlist are: Alan Jackson, Amy Grant, Andraé Crouch, Bart Millard, Casting Crowns, DC Talk, Don Moen, Cliff Barrows, Elvis Presley, For King & Country, George Beverly Shea, Jason Crabb, Jim Reeves, Joey & Rory, Johnny Cash, Mahalia Jackson, Michael W. Smith, the Oak Ridge Boys, Reba McEntire, Selah, TobyMac, U2, and many more.
“Music was an integral part of every single Billy Graham crusade, drawing listeners in and preparing their hearts for the gospel message. This playlist is an uplifting and stirring collection of music that will bless those who listen,” said a news release about the musical tribute for the great evangelist who recently passed away at the age of 99.
Photo captions: 1) Logo for the musical tribute by Spotify. 2) Dan Wooding chatting with Billy Graham in Essen, Germany, during Mr. Graham’s crusade there.
About the writer: Dan Wooding, 77, is an award-winning journalist who was born in Nigeria of British missionary parents and is now living in Southern California with his wife Norma, to whom he has been married for almost 55 years. They have two sons, Andrew and Peter, and six grandchildren who all live in the UK. Dan is the founder and international director of ASSIST (Aid to Special Saints in Strategic Times) and the ASSIST News Service (ANS) and he hosts a radio show and two TV shows in Southern California. He began his journalistic career in 1968 working for Billy Graham’s British newspaper, The Christian, and has worked as a writer for Mr. Graham’s media team in Moscow, Russia; Essen, Germany, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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