The Fosters

Creekside Gospel Music Convention

The late Charles B. Feltner inducted into the Ohio Gospel Music Hall of Fame

Written by SGN Scoops on September 19, 2011 – 9:23 am -

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, OH, August 31, 2011: The Ohio Gospel Music Association has announced that the late Charles B. Feltner is the first person to be inducted into the Ohio Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Feltner was born February 20, 1929, in Hazard, Kentucky, where as a youth he began singing gospel music. After moving to the Dayton, Ohio area, he joined Dall Miller and formed the Southern-Aires Quartet. He sang with the Southern-Aires approximately twenty years where he developed his song writing abilities. Feltner composed many enduring songs, some of which were recorded by national artists such as the Cathedrals, the Kingsmen, the Dixie Melody Boys, the Happy Goodman Family, the Florida Boys, and the Booth Brothers. Feltner’s many songs include a number one hit on the 1978 Gospel Music Charts, “I’ll See You in the Rapture,” which also garnered a Dove Award nomination and which has been translated into several foreign languages. Sadly, Feltner passed away in September of 2005. Read more »


Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in awards | Comments Off on The late Charles B. Feltner inducted into the Ohio Gospel Music Hall of Fame