A few years later, as a teenager, the singer was riding his four-wheeler on his family’s property, praying about his future. Josh Turner’s “I Serve a Savior” is 12 songs deep, rich with country gospel favorites, church hymns and new songs. “This is where he comes from … and who he is. His faith is also the basis for his new album “I Serve a Savior,” which will be in stores Oct. 26. At one point, he stepped off stage to let his four talented sons have their moment to shine.Together, all four boys sweetly sang “The River” while Jennifer played piano and Hampton strummed along on a mandolin. In addition to the album, Turner also will release a live performance DVD version of the album filmed at Gaither Studios in Alexandria, Indiana. The DVD will be edited into a one-hour television special hosted by Gaither that will air this fall. 'Cause there's victory in the Lord I say/ Victory in the Lord/ Cling to the Father and his holy name/ And don't go riding on that long black train," Turner sings in the platinum-selling song about temptation.“I think many times the country music writers do a better job of looking at our theology and our gospel than the gospel people do because they are looking through another window,” said gospel singer Bill Gaither, who worked with Turner to create a DVD companion for “I Serve a Savior.” “Josh’s approach made some of the hymns and old traditional songs become fresh again.”.Turner has wanted to be a country singer his entire life — a goal that seemed outlandish for a kid from Hannah, South Carolina. Seated at a large table in his manager’s penthouse office, he can see most of downtown Nashville.
All Content © 2020 Josh Turner. ".Josh Turner's sons — Marion, 7, Hawke, 4, Hampton, 12, and Colby, 9 — perform.Josh Turner's first gospel album, "I Serve a Savior," will be in stores Oct. 26. He closed that year and the next in a financial hole.“I had every reason to quit and pack up and move back home, but I kept going back to that moment when God spoke to me and said, ‘If you want this, I’ll give it to you as long as you trust me,’ ” Turner said. The singer wanted a moment to showcase them on the project, and he thinks they will be proud of the results for a lifetime.Other songs on the album include hymns “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” “Amazing Grace,” “How Great Thou Art” and “Great is Thy Faithfulness.” There's also reimagined versions of Hank Williams’ “I Saw the Light” and Loretta Lynn’s “I Pray My Way Out of Trouble” and live performances of his hits “Me and God” and “Long Black Train.” Turner co-wrote the title track with Mark Narmore.“This is something he’s always wanted to do,” said Turner’s producer Kenny Greenberg, calling the album “a vocal tour de force” with a bluegrass flare.
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The multi-talented and possess the ability to keep up the entertainment world is not easy, He released his debut gospel record.That song is none other than “Long Black Train.”,You will find an updated version of “Long Black Train” on Josh’s gospel record, titled.One of the original songs that appears on the album is titled “The River (of Happiness).” The song is especially meaningful to Josh, as it was co-written by his wife, Jennifer, and his eldest son, Hampton.Wanting to keep the family thread running through the song, Josh had all of his sons, Hampton, Colby (then age nine), Marion (then age seven), and Hawke (then age four) join him on the recording.Josh filmed a DVD special at the Gaither studios to accompany his album. Soon after he was baptized, Turner said God started giving him guidance through the Bible and fellow believers. In addition to the album, Turner also will … Country singer Josh Turner got baptized when he was 12 years old.Now 40, the South Carolina native said that was older than most of his friends at Union Baptist Church near his hometown.