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I'll be thinking of you is a 1979 gospel album by andrae crouch which was released on the elektra and light record labels the album won a grammy award for best contemporary soul gospel album andraé edward crouch was an american gospel singer, songwriter, arranger, record producer and pastor. Andraé crouch, 'father of modern gospel music', dies andraé crouch died thursday at the age of 72 the singer, songwriter and choir director had been hospitalized since saturday after suffering. Dubbed the father of the modern gospel, because he more than anyone expanded gospel music to include elements of r&b and modern popular styles during the 70s and 80s, crouch was inducted into the gospel music association's gospel music hall of fame in 1998.
«andrae crouch singers» andraé edward crouch (july 1, 1942 - january 8, 2015) was an american gospel singer, songwriter, arranger, record producer and pastor referred to as the father of modern gospel music by contemporary christian and gospel music professionals, crouch was known for his compositions the blood will never lose its power, my tribute (to god be the glory) and soon. Several gospel music icons will perform a tribute to gospel music legend, the late andraé crouch at the 23rd annual movieguide® faith & values awards gala, to be televised saturday, february 21. Andrae crouch helped create today's modern gospel sound his new record, a mighty wind, celebrates the singer's four-decade career crouch spoke earlier with npr's ed gordon, and said that on this. Andraé crouch, the incomparable songwriter, gospel singer and preacher, died in los angeles on january 9, 2015 of a heart attack billy graham once said of crouch that he was the greatest hymn writer of our age, the modern day john wesley more than any other contemporary gospel singer.