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Ben Lacy Speer (June 26, 1930 - April 7, 2017)


Ben Speer sang with the Speer Family, recording more than 75 albums with them before retiring officially in 1993. After 1993, he still made occasional appearances with the group at special events. Speer also sang with the Homeland Quartet. He owned Ben Speer Music and relaunched the Stamps Baxter School Of Music in 1988. Speer was the musical director for most of the Gaither Homecoming Series videos, and occasionally filled in as lead singer for the Old Friends Quartet.

Speer passed away in 2017 at the age of 86.

Solo Discography

1998 Best Of Ben Speer (Homeland Records): In The Midst Of It All; My Lord Will Lead Me Home; It's Amazing What He Saw In Me; My Grace Is Sufficient; The Brush; Didn't It Rain; Closer To You; Hallelujah; When Life Is At It's Worst; Things Too Broken To Mend.

1998 Til The Storm Passes By (Spring House Records): The Old Gospel Ship; Unworthy; I Was There When It Happened; The Lord Will Make A Way Somehow; Through It All; Right Place, Right Time; Sheltered In The Arms Of God; Til The Storm Passes By; Suppertime; I Want To Be There.


GMA Hall Of Fame (1995)
SGMA Hall Of Fame (1998)

Songwriter's Résumé

(Partial List)

Some Morning Fair

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