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2005 Inductees

Evie Tornquist

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Before there was Amy Grant, there was Evie. The Norwegian singer best known as simply Evie was phenomenally popular in the ’70s, during the early years of contemporary Christian music….

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Don Light

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Don Light, who began his career as a Grand Ole Opry drummer and general manager of Billboard Magazine’s Nashville office, secured his place in gospel music history by launching the…

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Mylon Le Fevre

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Mylon Le Fevre was born into a gospel-singing family. When Le Fevre was 17 years old, his first song, “Without Him,” was recorded by Elvis Presley. Over the next year…

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Ronn Huff

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Inducted as a non-performing member of the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame, Ronn Huff’s legacy is well-known to anyone who has directed church choirs in the last 30 years….

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Lou Wills Hildreth

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Texas-born Lou Wills Hildreth was a member of the Wills Family, known as Texas’ first family of gospel music. In her 50-year music career, she has been an artist, songwriter,…

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Walter Hawkins

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At the age of 19, Walter Hawkins had not considered a musical life for himself. His recording debut actually came anonymously when he sang in the Ephesians Church of God…

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The Lewis Family

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Organized in 1951, The Lewis Family has achieved worldwide recognition as an icon of bluegrass gospel music and has been called the genre’s “First Family.” From a modest but proud…

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