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I Was Blind but Now I See - The James Gale Story; One-on-One with with Mark Halvorsen

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Listen to one of the greatest testimonies of salvation and healing through the words of James Gale. At the age of 15, James was in a hunting accident that blinded him. He regained partial sight in one eye, but a few years later through a car wreck, lost almost everything that was regained. With no hope of working a natural job, James turned to his music and played locally in Wisconsin. He traveled with road bands until 1971, when he met the Lord Jesus Christ in a motor hotel where he was playing in Canada. In 1970, James recorded country music in Hollywood California with Thorn Nogar, producer of the music part of the Lawrence Welk show. James even did a show with Marvin Rainwater when he was a teen-ager. He played in the tour of homes in Nashville with Bob Thaxton, Nashville musician, in Tom T. Hall’s home while people toured his home. He was also the guest of Shotgun Red on the world’s largest showboat called the General Jackson in Nashville. While on the boat, he played and sang with Shotgun Red’s group. His life’s story was done on a Pacific Garden Missions program in Chicago called Unshackled. James has been on two Southern Gospel Compilation radio CD’s that was distributed nation-wide in the southern gospel field that was done in Nashville at Nusong Records produced at the Somner studios. James has been a featured guest at the Red Barn Opera House in Springfield’s Nebraska. He has also been on television shows in Canada and the United States. Tony Booth , JD. Maynus, Anthony Burger and other top musicians have played on his records. He has played in Canada, Jamaica, Mexico and various places in the States. He has also performed at the Namm show and the CAAS show in Nashville demonstrating picks for the Fred Kelly Guitar Pick Company. James has an associate degree from Kingsway Bible College in Des Moines, Iowa and a BA Degree from Sweet Waters Bible College in Glendale, Arizona.