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Buddy Greene is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and harmonica player. Most of his recordings consist of Contemporary Christian Music. Much of his music is influenced by country music and bluegrass music. Greene grew up in Macon, Georgia. He has written the music for many songs including the Christmas song "Mary, Did You Know?" and "The Servant Way of Jesus." A harmonica A harmonica is a very common free reed musical wind instrument (also known, among other things, as a mouth organ, French harp, blues harp, simply harp, or Mississippi saxophone), having multiple, variably-tuned brass or bronze reeds, each secured at one end over an airway slot of like... With Footnotes 2nd Chapter of Acts (1974) Contemporary Christian Music (or CCM) is a somewhat outdated term originally used in the 1970s to describe a new form of pop/rock music that was lyrically based in the Christian faith. ... Country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, Celtic Music, Blues, Gospel music, and Old-time music. ... Bluegrass music is considered a form of American roots music with its own roots in the English, Irish and Scottish traditional music of immigrants from the British Isles (particularly the Scots-Irish immigrants of Appalachia), as well as the music of rural African-Americans, jazz, and blues. ... Macon is a city located in Bibb County, Georgia. ... Mary, Did You Know?  is a modern Christmas carol, by Mark Lowry and Buddy Greene. ...


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Rootsy Southern gospel artist Buddy Greene brings a wide variety of traditional American influences to his music, from country and bluegrass to folk and blues.
In addition to his prowess as a songwriter and singer, Greene's virtuosity on the harmonica has made him an in-demand session guest for quite a few fellow Southern gospel practitioners.
Greene grew up in Macon, GA, and began his musical training by learning folk songs on the ukulele; he soon graduated to guitar and immersed himself in popular-music mainstays like Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and Motown, which gave way to an intense in...
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Buddy grew up in Macon, GA, and began his musical training by learning folk songs on the ukulele; he soon graduated to guitar and immersed himself in popular music mainstays like Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and Motown, which gave way to an intense interest in the deeper roots of that music.
Buddy's first recordings were cassette-only releases devoted mostly to his harmonica playing; Praise You, Lord and Praise Harmonica were later compiled on CD as So Far.
Buddy rang in the new millennium with an album of all-new material, 2000’s re: sinners and saints, once again co-produced and accompanied by Jerry Douglas along with an impressive line-up of first rate acoustic players.
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