“The Lighthouse” (50 Year Celebration)
RECORD LABEL:Godsey Media
Written by Ronny Hinson in 1970, “The Lighthouse” was originally recorded and released by The Hinson Family in 1971. But it was a live album by The Happy Goodman Family, Wanted LIVE (also in 1971), that propelled the song to the top of the charts and into the hearts of Gospel music fans around the world. According to Singing News Magazine, it was The Hinsons’ version of the song that first appeared on the chart in Oct. 1971, though The Happy Goodman Family’s LIVE version landed #1 in 1972.
KEY SELLING POINTS
- As part of a 50-year celebration of the 1971 album, Lighthouse—containing the title track, "The Lighthouse"—Ronny Hinson, in collaboration with Godsey Media, are releasing a brand new album, The Lighthouse Fifty Year Celebration featuring a special new version of the aforementioned title track
- Also releasing soon, is a powerful television documentary about the song, titled If It Wasn’t For The Lighthouse, which will premiere exclusively on Singing News TV
- Additionally, a video crew from Godsey Media is traveling to California to film a monumental music video on the song at the Pigeon Point Lighthouse near Pescadero, California, the location where The Hinsons’ album cover was shot in 1971