Must See Moment – Marcy Kelsey Beckett

Must See Moment – Marcy Kelsey Beckett

This video of 86-year-old Marcy Kelsey Beckett singing “God Walks The Dark Hills” has been viewed on Facebook more than 50 thousand times in just three days. Beckett is the mother of Freedom Quartet’s Dale Shipley who is providing harmonies on this song.

Beckett formerly sang with a group called the Songmasters in the 1970s and 1980s. Her most recent recording with a major group was in 2007 when she appeared as a guest vocalist on a CD titled Stages by the Talley Trio. After this video gets around, she may want to buy a bus!

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David Bruce Murray

David Bruce Murray is a church music director in Ellenboro, NC. He is the author of Murray's Encyclopedia Of Southern Gospel Music and the owner of both and David plays piano for Southern Sounds Quartet and the Foothills Community Choir.

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  1. Reply August 10, 12:04 #1 Bill

    great voice still at her age…. blessings

  2. Reply August 10, 20:05 #2 David McGan

    Didn’t Debra Talley also sing with the Songmasters back at the same time?

  3. Reply August 11, 22:49 #3 Dean Adkins

    Re: Debra Talley – yes she sang with the Songmasters as did Johnny Cook

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