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Guy Penrod Steps Out for Solo Career
From Turning Point Media
CBN.com NASHVILLE, Tenn. Acclaimed vocalist Guy Penrod has signed an exclusive recording agreement with Gaither Music Group. His highly-anticipated solo debut, Breathe Deep, is set to release next month (February 2010) and will feature 13 country selections focusing on faith and family.
Penrod was a member of Southern Gospel’s legendary Gaither Vocal Band for 14 years before departing the GRAMMY and Dove Award-winning ensemble in 2009 to pursue a solo career. He is co-managed by Charles Dorris and Gerald Roy of DR Management and is booked by Charles Dorris & Associates.
"I will be forever grateful to the Gaither Vocal Band and the fans around the world who have loyally supported me all these years," said Penrod. "Their encouragement has given me wings to fly solo, and I couldn’t be more excited about my new music. It’s my desire that my longtime fans will wholeheartedly embrace these new songs, and I’m also looking forward to making many more friends as we share this music with an even broader audience."
“Guy played an unforgettable role in the Gaither Vocal Band’s award-winning history," said Barry Jennings, president, Gaither Music Group. "Now, after launching out on his own in 2009, he has created a recording that really brings together the things that have always been close to his heart: faith and family. Gaither Music Group is very proud to release his first solo recording and we look forward to watching him succeed as a solo artist.”
Founded by Christian music pioneer Bill Gaither, Nashville-based Gaither Music Group is home to such artists as The Isaacs, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, and Mark Lowry, among other top names. Gaither Music Group is an EMI CMG distributed label.
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