An Eric Quartet

I was thinking the other day that we have enough singers named Eric in Southern Gospel to form quite a quartet. The only part I struggled with was the lead part, but I eventually found someone who should be able to carry the part.

Tenor: Eric Phillips
Lead: Eric Hinson
Baritone: Eric Dove
Bass: Eric Bennett
Piano: Eric Ollis


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  1. I’d go hear that one!!

  2. Very Interesting!

  3. Eric Phillips and Eric Bennett singing together? Count me in! That would be hilarious if 3 or more guys from the same group had the same name.

  4. How about an all Scott lineup.

    Scott Rogers – Tenor
    Scott Fowler – lead
    Scott Inman – Baritone
    Scott Howard – Bass ( I know he does not sing bass, but when Legacy 5 flips on “winging my way back home” he gets pretty low! I couldn’t think of any real bass singers of the top of my head anyway)

  5. You could add Brian Free & Assurance’s Scott McDowell on piano. 🙂

    Scott Whitener could fill in on lead/baritone as needed.

  6. An all “Daniel/Dan/Danny” quartet…

    Tenor-Dan Keeton
    Lead-Danny Gaither
    Baritone-Danny Riley
    Bass-Dan Clark

    You find the pianist, Daniel.:-)

  7. Piano – Danny Koker

    (Did you have him in mind and wanted to see if I’d think of him, too?)

  8. Two-thirds of HisSong Trio is named Adam!
    (And they’re awesome!)

  9. I love that Daniel.

  10. Thanks!

  11. Yes, Daniel…Koker is an excellent choice! Plus he gives them an additional fine vocalist and MC as well!

    I thought of him, and I don’t know why I didn’t post him initially!

  12. Billy Hodges OR Bill Baize
    Bill Shivers
    Bill Gaither (he was the 1st baritone with the GVB)
    Billy Todd

  13. Ed Enoch
    Ed Hill
    Ed O’Neal
    Eddie Crook (can he sing tenor and play piano?)

  14. Wow! This post has inspired more commenter creativity than just about anything else I’ve done! Good selections, everyone!

  15. Quaid, don’t forget about legendary tenor Bill Shaw (from the Blackwood Bros – 1951 to 1973)

  16. I loved the Eric lineup! Great job! And I immediately thought of all the Eds in the business, but I see Quaid has beaten me to it.

  17. “Jermey, Josh, and John”

    Jermey Peace , OR John Rulapaugh
    Josh Feemster , OR Josh Garner
    John Darin Rowsey
    Jermey Lile , John Daniel Sumner, OR John Hall

    “Bill and Mark”
    Bill Shaw
    Cecil ‘Mark’ Blackwood
    Mark Lowery-switching lead/baritone with Cecil
    Bill Lawrence

    Daniel, perhaps one of us could try something like this on the SN forums ?

  18. How about a “Cecil” Quartet? (Even though one of the guys) I can come up with all parts except for tenor:

    Tenor?
    Lead – Cecil Mark Blackwood
    Baritone – Cecil Stamps Blackwood
    Bass – Cecil Stringer

    Can anyone think of a tenor named Cecil?

  19. How about a “Cecil” Quartet? (Even though one of the guys has passed away) I can come up with all parts except for tenor:

    Tenor?
    Lead – Cecil Mark Blackwood
    Baritone – Cecil Stamps Blackwood
    Bass – Cecil Stringer

    Can anyone think of a tenor named Cecil?

  20. I think I found a tenor for the “Ed” group:
    Wasn’t Eddie Wallace a tenor singer for the Sunshine Boys?