Five for the Gospel


  • From Louisa, Kentucky.
  • Formed in 1991 by Rick May (guitar), Pat Holbrook (bass) and Johnny Branham (banjo).
  • 1995, signed with Hay Holler Records and released seven albums for that label.
  • May was formerly a guard at the state prison. He is also an ordained Baptist minister.
  • Branham previously worked with the Goins Brothers and Dave Evans.
  • 1995, did a gospel concert in Durham Cathedral and performed at the Heart of England Bluegrass Festival in Kenilworth, England.
  • 1997, won SPBGMA award for “Traditional Gospel Group of the Year.”