Tag Archives: Rachel Hawkes

JGM Music Hour: Episode 136

Episode 136 Playlist: It’s praying time – Frozene Lott-Hayes Praise belongs to you – Jason Clayborn & the Atmosphere Changers Something about that name – True Believers Hold out – Tim Rogers & the Fellas feat. Calvin Richardson The greater the trials, the greater the blessings – Mary Pugh & the Pugh Singers Gospel shuffle – Absolution Your love makes me happy – Johnny Burroughs I’m so glad – Bishop Neal Roberson feat. Bishop Paul S. Morton Amazing grace – Rachel Hawkes No greater – Nashville Life Music One minute – Coleen After all these years – Freddi Rene He’s ...

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JGM Pick of the Week: July 8, 2019

“Amazing Grace” Rachel Hawkes Independent (release date: May 1, 2019) We know the hymn, but English singer Rachel Hawkes makes it her own with a new verse, harmonica-tight harmonies, and an easy, delightful delivery. The contrast between the thumping percussion and Hawkes’ honey-smooth voice sells the song. Classically trained—she played cello for two orchestras—Rachel Hawkes has been singing and writing for more ten years. Her cello solo on Saint-Saens’ “Le Cygne” is just as disarming as her work on “Amazing Grace.” With more than six albums to her credit, she may just be one of the best singers you’ve never ...

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