From the Baer’s Den
By Brian Baer
The Lore Family – Now & Then
When a group decides to release an entire project of cover songs, one of the first questions they ask is, “What songs do we choose?” For a few years, The Lore Family, from Portsmouth, Ohio, has had the desire to record a project of classic Southern Gospel songs.
“Our goal was to bridge the past and the present,” said Darren Lore. “We strived to keep the songs true to their originality, but we worked on bringing the songs into the ‘Now.’ Many listeners have never heard these songs. But others will be able to sing every word. We pray that our ‘Now & Then’ project will be as inspiring, uplifting and encouraging as the songs were 30-40 years ago.”
Beyond the technique, style, mixing and arranging, The Lore Family has the power of God on their singing. The