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Barbara Fairchild


Nation and gospel vocalist/songwriter Barbara Fairchild recorded her initial solitary when she was simply 15 yrs . old. She guaranteed a songwriting agreement with MCA correct out senior high school, but ongoing to execute. She soon acquired a recording agreement with Columbia Nashville and shipped the one “Love Is really a Soft Thing” in 1969. She released seven albums on Columbia through the 1970s, and have scored charting singles just like the 1970 Best 30 strike “A WOMAN Who’ll Satisfy Her Man,” 1972’s Best 40 cut “Color My Globe,” and “Teddy Keep Tune” from that same season. The latter tune slotted at number 1 for 14 days and also crossed to the pop graphs. It garnered Fairchild a Grammy nomination, and would continue to be her personal tune. She continuing to enjoy graph success with the latter area of the ’70s, striking the very best 15 with “Cheatin’ Is certainly.” In 1982, Fairchild wedded evangelical vocalist/songwriter Milton Carroll in San Antonio, TX. Afterwards, a short attempt at a Nashville return failed. In 1989, Fairchild became a member of the gospel group Heirloom, which released several albums in the first ’90s. 1991 noticed the discharge of Fairchild’s initial solo gospel record, The Light. It created the strikes “Turn Right and Go Direct” and “Mary Washed His Foot.” By this aspect, her first relationship acquired failed. Fairchild do a few displays in the nation/gospel entertainment haven of Branson, MO. The shows had been well-received, and Fairchild transferred to the town, landing a long lasting gig using the Mel Tillis display. She remarried and started singing and carrying out with new spouse Roy Morris. The duo released inspirational albums collectively, including 2001’s For God & Nation (which presented the track “Burning up Bush [God Utilized a Burning up Bush Before]”) and 2002’s Wings of the Dove. Fairchild and Morris experienced their very own Branson creation during the Xmas months, and continuing to tour the U.S.

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Full Name Barbara Fairchild
Profession Songwriter, Gospel singer
Nationality American
Spouse Milton Carroll, Roy Morris
Children Randina Sierra, Randy Reinhard II, Tara Nevada
Music Songs The Teddy Bear Song, Kid Stuff, Cheatin' Is, A Girl Who'll Satisfy Her Man, Thanks for the Mem'ries, Let Me Love You Once Before You Go, Wings Of A Dove, Color My World, You Can't Put the City in a Country Girl, Mississippi, Love Is a Gentle Thing, Boulevard In Heaven, High Price For Low Living, Singing A Song, You Can’t Stop My Heart From Breaking, Standing in Your Line, The Other Side Of That Hill, All That Remains To Be Seen, Little Girl Feeling, Sunshine, He Kept On Loving Me, That's How The Blood Of Jesus Saves, Fight On, Hold Him In Heaven, Fancy Satin Pillows, It's Good And It's God, He Was THere All The Time, What You Left My Memory, A Sweeter Love, Slippin' Away, Looking For That New Heaven, Too Old For This Dress
Albums Love Is A Gentle Thing, A Sweeter Love, Standing In Your Line, He Kept On Loving Me, Love's Old Song, Forever Friend, Someone Special, Greatest Hits, Wings Of A Dove, This Is Me, Love Never Fails, Cheating Is..., Her Very Best, Slipping Away, Color My World, Stories, Mississippi / Free & Easy, Free & Easy, You Can't Put The City In A Country Girl, Mississippi, Fair Play - [The Dave Cash Collection], Crazy Doll, Classic Country
Nominations Academy of Country Music Award for Female Vocalist of the Year
Movies Gail Davies: Greatest Hits

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1 Moved to Branson, Missouri in 1992 to perform in the Mel Tillis show. In 1993, she started producing and performing in her own show.
2 Singer, songwriter and guitarist.
3 Sings pop-country/gospel/adult contemporary Christian.
4 Mother of Randy Reinhard II, Tara Nevada and Randina Sierra.



Opry Video Classics: Queens 2007 Video performer: "Teddy Bear Song"



Gilley's Place 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Gene Williams Country Television Show 2005 TV Series Herself
We Shall Behold Him: A Tribute to Dottie Rambo 2003 Video Herself - Performer
Praise the Lord 1992-2003 TV Series Herself
Heaven on Earth 2001/I Documentary Barbara Fairchild
An All Star Salute to Country Music 1990 TV Movie Herself
Nashville on the Road 1976-1979 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Val Doonican Music Show 1978-1979 TV Series Herself
12th Annual Music City News Awards 1978 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The Mike Douglas Show 1977 TV Series Herself / Herself - Country Vocalist
Dinah! 1975-1976 TV Series Herself
Hee Haw 1972-1974 TV Series Herself - Special Guest / Herself - Guest

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