Whistling In Heaven (Gm Low GR 7100) 1966?
















Looks like Ralph Platt has got some serious competition here. Blind whistler Fred Lowery is a virtual bird at the microphone. And when he gets that two-tone warble going you’d swear you were tuning into some bizarre ‘50s experimental electronic instrument. Fred has a number of albums — this one stood out to me with its b&w cartoon cover of singing birds wearing Wizard’s hats. All tracks are hymns backed by solemn organ, a few with traditional vocal accompaniment. “Thrill to the trill of Fred Lowery the Whistling Wizard!” (The Archivist, 4th edition by Ken Scott).

Fred’s other albums include: Abide With Me (Word ‎– WST-8456-LP)  1968; Fred Lowery Whistles Your Gospel Favorites (Word ‎– WST-8326)  1967; Precious Memories (Word ‎– WST-8516-LP)   1971;  A Family Christmas, (Gra Low GR-7101)  1967?; It is Well with My Soul (Word WST-8563)   1972.  I was not able to locate the cover listed by Ken Scott in the Archivist.     diakoneo














I have not acquired this album yet.




Song #Song TitleTime
1-1Abide With Me
1-2Whispering Hope
1-3Nearer My God To Thee
1-4Shall We Gather At The River
1-5No Night There
1-6Sweet Hour Of Prayer
2-1What A Friend We Have In Jesus
2-2In The Garden
2-3Rock Of Ages
2-4He Lives On High
2-5When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder
2-6Old Rugged Cross