Inaugural Albert E. Brumley Sundown to Sunup Gospel Sing held at the Parson’s Rodeo Arena in Springdale, AR. “I’ll Fly Away” first Grammy Nomination for Best Sacred Performance by Jim Bohi. First edition of the “Gospel Singing Journal” printed. Inaugural Hill and Hollow Folk Festival held in Powell, MO at the Brumley Fairgrounds.
Announcement Date : May 5 , 1969