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The Isaacs Biography

Last updated: 09/04/2007 12:00:00 PM

The Isaacs, a family group that has traveled for over 30 years, are based out of Lafollette, TN. Current group members are Lily Isaacs, Ben Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs, John and Rebecca (Isaacs) Bowman. They have a unique style that marries bluegrass harmonies and instrumentation with modern southern gospel lyrics.

Their musical influences immerge from all genres of music including bluegrass, rhythm and blues, folk, contemporary acoustic and southern gospel. They perform frequently at the Grand Ole Opry, are active members of the Gaither Homecoming Videos and Concert Series, and travel throughout the year performing nationally. Concert venues include civic centers, auditoriums, arenas, fairgrounds, parks, churches and other locations. They have been asked to perform the National Anthem for many events, including a Cincinnati Bengal's Football game, several Nashville Predators Hockey games, various Political Rallies, and most recently at Carnegie Hall for a Gaither Homecoming Video.

Vocalist and matriarch of the group. Lily was born in Germany after World War II to two Jewish survivors of the Holocaust...

Vocalist, songwriter and upright bass player. Ben is the only son and the oldest of the three Isaacs children...

Vocalist, songwriter, and mandolin player. Sonya is the middle child of the three children...

Vocalist, songwriter, and guitar player. Rebecca, (aka Becky) is the youngest of the three children.

Vocalist , guitar and banjo player. John grew up in Ararat Virginia, and learned at an early age to play many different instruments...

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