Once again, the Society’s headquarters building was graced by phenomenally talented guests, this time by the legendary Fairfield Four. They even treated the unsuspecting staff with a performance of a signature song.
The Fairfield Four is a Nashville-based Gospel music singing ensemble that has been entertaining audiences since 1921. The Fairfield Four has won numerous awards over its 90 year existance and was featured in the major motion pictures Oh Brother Where Art Thou.
Fairfield Four’s notable awards:
National Endowment for the Arts, National Heritage Award, 1989
Tennessee Lifetime Achievement Award, 1994
Nashville Music Award Lifetime Achievement Award, 1995
James Cleveland Stellar Award, 1996
Grammy Award, Best Traditional Gospel Recording, for I Couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray, 1997
Gospel Music Hall of Fame, inducted in 1999