Bluegrass gospel - Near the Cross - Kelly Bogan

Published December 12, 2020 147 Views

Rumble One man - Five instruments - One incredible sound!

Bluegrass guitar licks are abundant in this bluegrass instrumental. Bluegrass gospel hymns, like Near the Cross, are among our favorite country gospel songs. Kelly Bogan plays this bluegrass hymns instrumental in multi-track format using his favorite Martin guitars, among other instruments.

"Near the Cross, alternatively titled "Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross" or "In the Cross", is a Christian hymn written by Fanny Crosby and published in 1869. The tune was composed by William Howard Doane before Crosby wrote the lyrics. The song is in F major and 6
8 time. It remains one of Crosby's best-known hymns and has been translated into several languages, including German, Russian, Haitian Creole, and Spanish."

All of the instruments used on this recording were played by Kelly Bogan, a musician, teacher, and songwriter from Spokane, Washington. © 2020, Kelly Bogan