ARTIST OF THE DAY
This Greenville, TX band has been cranking out number 1 hits and gold and platinum albums for almost 20 years. In fact, it was 12 years ago that they wrote and recorded a song that transformed Christian music. You might have heard of the tune "I Can Only Imagine."
The group’s name, “MercyMe”, originated during Bart’s time as a youth ministry intern in Florida. Bart’s grandmother would exclaim, “Well mercy me, why don’t you get a real job?”
Little Known Fact: Bart Millard was a footballer in high school until he sustained an injury to his ankle. He took up choir in school as an elective and never stopped singing.
vocalist Bart Millard
keyboardist James Bryson
percussionist Robby Shaffer
bassist Nathan Cochran
guitarist Michael Scheuchzer
guitarist Barry Graul
Latest Album: The Generous Mr. Lovewell
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