Jenny Blackadder was born and raised in Christchurch New Zealand, and started her musical life at the age of 8 playing the Ukulele, soon followed by the Guitar.When she was 22 she was given an old Banjo and was determined to master it as she loved its happy sound. She started playing Traditional Old Time Banjo then switched and formed a Jazz band, and went on playing Dixieland and Trad Jazz for a few years.Jenny also started playing the Pedal Steel Guitar and enjoyed playing both of these instruments in a country band. Her rise into the top list of Country Entertainers in NZ began in 1979 at the South Island Country Music Awards in Christchurch where she took out 4 awards including The “South Island Overall Country Music Artist” and “The Most outstanding Country Music Artist of the year.”
Jenny has chosen to play some Gospel Music favourites on this recording.
1.Wings Of A Dove 2.Whispering Hope 3.Bells Of St Mary 4.Amazing Grace 5.Just A Closer Walk With Thee 6.Old Time Religion - I Saw The Light 7.The Rugged Old Cross 8.Lonesome Valley 9.Love Lifted Me 10.What A Friend We Have In Jesus - It Is No Secret 11.How Great Thou Art 12.I'll Fly Away - In The Sweet Bye & Bye 13.Softly And Tenderly