(born June 9, 1958), is an American Southern Gospel performer
Born in Johnson City, TN
, Talley began performing Southern Gospel Music
in 1972. He was a member of the groups "The Hoppers
", The Cathedrals
and the Talleys. He joined the Cathedrals in 1979 and with the lineup of Talley, Mark Trammell
, Glen Payne
, George Younce
, and Roger Bennett
. During his time with The Cathedrals, Talley wrote a number of songs. Talley wrote his first # 1 song "". The song remained at the top of the charts for nine months. He then left in early 1984 to join his brother and sister in law, Roger and Debra, to form The Talleys.
While with "The Talleys", Talley wrote the song "He Is Here". The Talleys received the 1992 Dove Award
for 'Song of the Year
' for this song. It was also nominated for the 34th annual Grammy Awards
that same year.
Talley began his solo career in 1993 and has performed across the United States
. Talley's first #1 as a soloist came from his project titled "I Speak to You
", with the song "Joy On the Other Side of Jordan".
His next project, 'Serenade', produced two Top 10 charting songs, "Serenaded By Angels ", but also a string of awards for... Read More