• Wallace Lewis remembered online

    Last week we shared the sad news about the passing of Wallace Lewis, an original member of the storied Lewis Family. The family has posted a lovely remembrance page on their official web site, which includes the text of the eulogy

  • Wallace Lewis passes

    Wallace Lewis, one of the founders of bluegrass Gospel's most enduring stage show, The Lewis Family, passed away yesterday afternoon (5/16). He was 78 years old. He performed with brother Talmadge and Esley as The Lewis Brothers in the 1940s, occasionally

  • Lewis Family favorites – Handpicked

    The Lewis Family have a new compilation project due for release this month on Daywind Records. The CD is entitled Handpicked, and includes their very favorite tracks from previous releases, fourteen in all. The CD booklet also features comments about each

  • Bluegrass in the Dove Awards

    The Gospel Music Association announced yesterday their nominees for this year's Dove Awards. The awards do include two bluegrass categories for Song of the Year and Album of Year. Here are this year's bluegrass nominees. BLUEGRASS RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR (Song,

  • Sad news from The Lewis Family

    Sheri Easter, daughter of Polly Copley, the middle of the three Lewis daughters, has posted an open letter to their friends and fans on The Lewis Family web site. In the letter, she shares the fact that her mom has

  • IBMA Hall of Honor Inductees for ’06

    In addition to the nominees for the International Bluegrass Music Awards, this morning's press conference also announced the two inductees into the IBMA's Hall Of Honor this year. First to be announced is The Lewis Family, widely described as "America's First

  • Lewis Family on CMT today

    We have mentioned a few times this past month that CMT had visited The Lewis Family in the studio while they were recording their recently released CD, Flying High. That feature is scheduled to be a part of CMT's Insider program

  • Lewis Family homeplace restoration effort

    Gospel veterans Jeff & Sheri Easter are spearheading an effort to restore the original Lewis Family Homeplace in Lincolnton, GA. This is the house where Mom and Pop Lewis raised their children, and where members of the legendary Lewis Family

  • The Lewis Family – Flyin High

    Mountain Home Records has just announced the release of a new Lewis Family project, Flyin' High. This new CD includes a song list gathered from some of today's best songwriters, and features all the energy and excitement you've come to

  • Lewis Family on CMT in July

    When we first announced the imminent release of The Lewis Family's new CD, Flying High, we mentioned that CMT had filmed some of the recording sessions for an upcoming edition of their CMT Insider program. The show has been scheduled to