Bob Farrell

Jun 16, 2009

Bob Farrell is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1974 Dove Dove II Songwriter, Engineer, Bass, Vocals
1976 Pat Terry Songs of the South Songwriter
1978 Andrus, Blackwood & Co. Following You Songwriter
1978 Farrell & Farrell Farrell & Farrell Songwriter, Vocals
1979 Higher Ground Changes Songwriter
1979 Farrell & Farrell A Portrait of Us All Songwriter, Vocals
1980 Wayne Watson Workin' in the Final Hour Songwriter
1980 Pat Terry Final Vinyl Songwriter
1980 Twila Paris Knowin' You're Around Background Vocals
1981 Stephanie Boosahda I Know That I Know Songwriter
1981 Farrell & Farrell Make Me Ready Songwriter, Vocals
1981 Brown Bannister Talk to One Another Songwriter
1982 Imperials Stand By The Power Songwriter
1982 Farrell & Farrell Let the Whole World Know - Live Producer, Songwriter, Acoustic Guitar, OBX, Percussion, Lead Vocals
1983 Sandi Patty More than Wonderful Songwriter
1983 Imperials Side by Side Songwriter
1983 DeGarmo & Key Mission of Mercy Songwriter
1983 Amy Grant A Christmas Album Songwriter
1984 Sandi Patty Songs from the Heart Songwriter
1984 White Heart Vital Signs Choir Vocals
1984 DeGarmo & Key Communication Songwriter
1984 Morgan Cryar Keep No Secrets Background Vocals
1984 Farrell & Farrell The Best of Farrell & Farrell Producer, Songwriter
1984 Farrell & Farrell Choices Producer, Songwriter, Arrangements, Fairlight Background Vocals, Rock Choir, Vocals
1985 The Cause Do Something Now Choir
1985 Farrell & Farrell Jump to Conclusions Producer, Songwriter, Vocals
1986 Candy Christmas Arms of Love Songwriter
1986 Sandi Patty Morning Like This Songwriter
1986 Farrell & Farrell Manifesto Producer, Songwriter, Vocals
1987 White Heart Greatest Hits Choir Vocals
1987 Paul Smith No Frills Songwriter
1988 DeGarmo & Key Rock Solid: Absolutely Live Songwriter
1989 Whitecross Triumphant Return Songwriter
1989 White Heart Collector's Disc (Whiteheart / Vital Signs) Choir Vocals
1989 Rick Cua Midnight Sun Songwriter
1990 The Rap'Sures Loud, Proud, and Born Again Songwriter
1993 Michael English Hope Songwriter
1993 White Heart Quiet Storm: The Ballads Choir Vocals
1993 Bruce Carroll Walk On Songwriter
1993 Sandi Patty Le Voyage Songwriter
1993 Bob Carlisle Bob Carlisle Songwriter
1994 White Heart Vital Signs Gold Series Choir Vocals
1995 Geoff Moore Familiar Stranger: The Early Works of Geoff Moore Songwriter
1995 Bruce Carroll One Summer's Evening Live Songwriter
1995 Code of Ethics Arms Around the World Songwriter
1995 Michael W. Smith I'll Lead You Home Songwriter
1997 Bruce Carroll For The Record Songwriter
2000 White Heart Hits from the Heart Choir Vocals
2000 Jonathan Pierce Sanctuary Songwriter
2003 DeGarmo & Key History Makers Songwriter
2009 Bob Farrell Collection Producer, Songwriter, Gospel Whistler, Vocals
2019 Bryan Duncan Shine Songwriter

Bob Farrell

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For the twenty years right out of college, 1972-1992, much of Bob's creative energy was directed through the artistry of Farrell & Farrell, releasing eight albums and touring extensively throughout the world. He and his wife, Jayne, became CCM favorites, spinning off more than a dozen #1 songs, including "People in a Box", “Boundless Love”, "All You Need", "People All Over the World", and "Let the Whole World Know".

Since the early eighties Bob has also written songs for many other CCM artists, as well as artists in mainstream pop and country, including Eric Clapton, Lonestar, Wynonna, Amy Grant, Jaci Velasquez, Stacie Orrico, Michael W. Smith, Cliff Richard, Sandi Patty, Oleta Adams, She-Daisy, Bob Carlisle, Anne Murray, Anointed, Laura Branigan, Take 6, Melinda Doolittle, and many more.

#1 CCM songs include: "Because of Who You Are" (nominated GMA Song of the Year 1981), "Shine Down", "Heirlooms", "For All the World" (GMA Recorded Song of the Year 1991), "Unexpected Friends" (nominated GMA Song of the Year 1992), "Who Will Call Him Kings of Kings" (nominated GMA Song of the Year 1993), "Hand on My Shoulder" (NSAI Song Award 1993, also nominated GMA Song of the Year 1994), "A Heart Like Mine" (nominated GMA Song of the Year 1996), "Un Lugar Celestial", "Adore You", and Christmas songs “Heirlooms”, “Child of Peace”, and “Christmas Wish”.

Bob's collaboration with Grammy and Dove award-winning producer/songwriter Greg Nelson has spawned multiple songs in hymnals, and several significant concept works over the years. In 1993 Sandi Patty released their concept musical Le Voyage. In 1994 Warner-Alliance released Saviour, a modern classical oratorio, featuring Twila Paris, Steve Green, Larnelle Harris, and the London Symphony Orchestra. Fall 1996 Sparrow/EMI released their multi-artist oratorio, Emmanuel, which was nationally toured in arenas Christmas '96.

2003 saw the release of Bob’s collaboration with Eddie DeGarmo entitled !HERO, the Rock Opera, that included double-album and graphic novel; and a sold-out 2003 Tour, for which Bob was show director and appeared as Governor Pilate. In 2004 !HERO won Dove Awards for Event Album of the Year and Album Packaging, and in 2005 for DVD Of the Year.

In 2016, Bob released his book I Will Be: I'm Not There Yet, but... a look at how to get unstuck from situations in life.

Bob’s accolades include multiple Dove and Grammy nominations, garnering seven Dove awards. He has 2 daughters and 4 grandsons and lives in Nashville with Jayne, his wife of 45 years.

Aug 05, 2020

Astute credit readers will recognize Bob Farrell as a songwriter whose songs have been performed by DeGarmo & Key, Sandi Patty, Amy Grant, Pat Terry, Wynonna, and Eric Clapton. He also penned Hero The Rock Opera with longtime collaborator Eddie DeGarmo. But dig back a bit further and you'll recognize Bob as half of the husband and wife duo Farrell and Farrell, who were mainstays in the Christian music scene in the 80s and 90s with songs like "Earthmaker", "People in a Box", and "Boundless Love".

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