Hovie Lister

Hovie Lister

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I Lost It All To Find Everything (Bill Remembers Old Friends Album Version)


Hovie Lister


Pianist Hovie Lister was the founder and driving force behind the Statesmen Quartet, the long-running and highly influential Southern gospel group whose flair for showmanship and jazzy accompaniment pointed the way toward the crowd-pleasing CCM of the present. Lister was born September 17, 1926 in Greenville, SC and began playing piano at age six; by 14, he was accompanying the Lister Brothers Quartet, a group made up of his father and uncles, and later that summer toured behind... Read more

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