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Past Reviews  
Craig Dobbins - "Psalms Hymns & Spiritual Songs

Psalms Hymns & Spiritual Songs - Craig Dobbins (CD)

"Craig Dobbins is not only a fine guitarist but is equally gifted as an arranger.  As a fellow believer in the greatest story ever told - Craig says it well on his guitar."  -  Doyle Dykes

A wonderful collection of classic hymns arranged by Craig and played on what seems to be one of every type of guitar known to mankind - sometimes two at a time:  Kirk Sands electric classical, Del Vecchio resonator, Taylor 514-C steel string, Gibson Chet Atkins Country Gentleman electric, Martin Shenandoah D-35 acoustic steel string.  The sound quality is unbelievable.  (I made the mistake of listening to the album on my computer speakers the first time.  Dumb move.  The sound presence and clarity of his playing should only be savored on your best head phones.)

Most of his arrangements are the well known melodies intersticed by wonderfully thought out arpeggios played perfectly in relaxed reverence.  However, every now and then he threw in a little "thumb pickin' - just to make sure I'd buy the CD.  (I would have anyway, Craig...)  It is a beautiful CD....

List of tunes: "Come Thou Fount", "Holy, Holy, Holy", "Glory to His Name", Love lifted Me", Born Again", "What a Friend We Have in Jesus", "Are You Washed in the Blood", "O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing", "Sweet Hour of Prayer", "There's Something About That Name", "My Jesus I Love Thee", "When We All Get to Heaven", "Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross", "Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone."

Craig Dobbins Acoustic Guitar Workshop
PO Box 8075
Gadsden, AL 35902