Buddy Liles featured in Catoosa County News
Check out this article featuring an interview with Southern Gospel soloist (and Florida Boys bass) in the Catoosa County News. He talks about himself–
One of the individuals that helped carry the Florida Boys sound for more than 20 years is the legendary bass and baritone singer Buddy Liles. A member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, Liles continues with a solo ministry he began almost a decade ago traveling throughout the country ministering to thousands each year.
In a telephone interview while traveling in New York, Liles said he enjoys the closeness of communication created with the audience as a soloist.
“There really is a lot of variety to my program,” he said.
–and about the future of Southern Gospel:
“I am 100 percent about helping the young people,” he said. “There have been many people that have helped me over the years.”
He said some of those are his heroes Bill Gaither, Jake Hess, and J.D. Sumner.
Liles said he has no worries about the future of Southern gospel music.
“I think it’s here to stay,” he said. “People appreciate people who sing by note and go after pretty harmony.”
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