| Gordon James Mote|
| Nashville, Tennessee|
| October 25, 1970 (age 46)
Gadsden, Alabama (1970-10-25) |
Singer, songwriter, instrumentalist
Songs I Grew Up Singing, Don't Let Me Miss the Glory
Bill Gaither Presents: Country Bluegrass Homecoming: Vol.2, Bill & Gloria Gaither: Homecoming Picnic
Christian country music, Contemporary Christian music, Southern gospel
Bill Gaither, Jason Crabb, Charlotte Ritchie, Ernie Haase, Buddy Greene
Gordon James Mote (born October 25, 1970) is an American Christian country singer, pianist, and worship leader. He was born blind. He has released eight studio albums. His album Don't Let Me Miss the Glory (2007) was his breakthrough on the Billboard charts.
Mote was born, on October 25, 1970, in Gadsden, Alabama, as a blind person, where he grew up in nearby Attalla. He attended both Jacksonville State College, where he spent the first three years of his music education, while he transferred to Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he graduated with honors in music.
Just after graduating, Lee Greenwood asked Mote to join his band. Since then, he has toured with artists such as Trisha Yearwood, Tanya Tucker, Porter Wagoner, the Gaither Vocal Band, and the Gaither Homecoming Tour. In 2001, when a pianist was needed for Alan Jackson's "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)" recording, Mote was recommended. After that, he became a very sought-after studio musician, playing on numerous country and gospel artist's albums.
His studio album, Don't Let Me Miss the Glory, was his debut as a vocalist. It was released on October 23, 2007, with Spring Hill Records. This album was his breakthrough, appearing on the Billboard magazine charts, peaking at No. 170 on the Billboard 200 and No. 10 on the Christian Albums chart.2007: How Great Thou Art; "Shall We Gather at the River"
2008: Homecoming Picnic; "Sweet Forgiveness"
2008: Country Bluegrass Homecoming, Volume 1; "I Know Somebody Who Does"
2008: Country Bluegrass Homecoming, Volume 2; "Ain't Gonna Give Up on God"
2010: Giving Thanks; "Everything Is Beautiful"
2011: Alaskan Homecoming; "I'm Working on a Road"
2011: Majesty; "When I Lift Up My Head", "Heaven's Jubilee"
Mercy Walked InDon't Let Me Miss the Glory · 2007Gordon Mote Wikipedia
Meanwhile Back at the CrossAll Things New · 2013
Wounded HandsI Will Sing · 2010