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The Essential Fred Hammond

My family and I have been listening to Gospel music for years. This album contains some of the best spirital and praise songs ever made. I met Fred earlier this year at the home of my brother and sister in TX. When we were told that Fred was coming over my wife and I were so excited. He turned out to be one of the most down to earth and friendly christians one could know. God Bless you Fred, and keep on praising God!

THE Absolute Best!!!

Fred Hammond is the greatest gospel artist of all time. When I need to feel the spirit and give thanks, I listen to him. "Just to be close to you" is my anthem. I use this song to meditate and give much thanks to God. I feel close to God when I hear this song. Thank you God for Fred!

fred hammond!!!

fred hammond is awesome!!! his music is insane. i have loved fred forever. he is my number 1 gospel singer. these 2 cds are unreal. its a must but packet. GO FRED!!!


Born: 1961 in Detroit, MI

Genre: Christian & Gospel

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

A multi-instrumentalist, producer, and vocalist for the soulful black gospel group Commissioned during the 1980s and '90s, Fred Hammond also became one of the most popular praise & worship leaders in the field. Born in Detroit, Hammond began singing with his church choir at the age of 12. He played bass and sang with the Winans during the early '80s, then joined Commissioned later in the decade, showcasing his superb arranging, production, and songwriting skill as well as his soaring vocals. Hammond's...
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