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Joey and Rory Feek: When I’m Gone – Christian Country Music Video

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Joey and Rory Feek – Christian Country Music:  In this video, the duo performs “When I’m Gone”.  The song was originally recorded for their 2012 album His and Hers, which peaked at No. 24 on Billboard Top Country Albums.  The song was written by Sandy Lawrence, a friend of the duo, when she was losing her mother.

Joey and Rory Feek - Christian Country Music

Joey and Rory Feek. Courtesy of Gaither Music Group.

When I’m Gone was included on Joey + Rory’s  Hymns That Are Important to Us album. The single eventually peaked at No. 21 on Billboard Country Chart on November 28, 2015. This was the duo’s seventh and final studio album, was released on February 12, 2016 through Gaither Music Group.

In June 2014, Mrs. Joey Feek was diagnosed with cervical cancer not long after the birth of the couple’s daughter, Indiana.  In October 2015, Rory Feek announced on his THISLIFEILIVE blog that they would be stopping all cancer treatment. And on November 9, 2015, he announced that Joey had entered hospice care.

Joey and Rory Feek Spend Valentine's Day 2016 Together

Joey and Rory Feek Spend Valentine’s Day 2016 Together.  Courtesy of This life I Live Blog.

In his blog post, Rory explained that the family had arranged for a hospital bed to be installed in their home and hospice care will be provided. That way, Joey can be comfortable at home and spend time with the couple’s 20-month-old daughter, Indiana.  For the latest updates, visit Rory’s blog at: http://thislifeilive.com


“When I’m Gone” Lyrics – Joey and Rory Feek

A bright sunrise will contradict the heavy fault that weighs you down
In spite of all the funeral songs
The birds will make their joyful sounds
You wonder why the earth still moves
You wonder how you’ll carry on
But you’ll be okay on that first day when I’m gone
Dusk will come with fireflies and whippoorwill and crickets call
And every star will take its place
And silvery gown and purple shawl
You’ll lie down in our big bed
Dread the dark and dread the dawn
But you’ll be alright on that first night when I’m gone
You will reach for me in vain
You’ll be whispering my name
As if sorrow were your friend
And this world so in the end
But life will call with daffodil
And morning glorious blue skies
You’ll think of me some memory
And softly smile to your surprise
And even though you love me still
You will know where you belong
Just give it time well both be fine
When I’m gone
*Courtesy of Sugar Hill Records & Vanguard Records


More resources:

http://www.theindychannel.com/news/local-news/joey-and-rory-feek-celebrate-daughters-birthdayJoey and Rory Feek celebrate daughter’s birthday – WRTV Indianapolis Joey and Rory Feek celebrate daughter’s birthday. TheIndyChannel.com Staff. 8:38 PM, Feb 17, 2016. Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2016 …


http://fox59.com/2016/02/16/local-support-grows-for-joey-rory-feek-after-grammy-nomination/Local support grows for Joey + Rory Feek after Grammy nomination – Fox 59 ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (February 15, 2016)- Every single day is a special day for Joey and Rory Feek. On Monday, the country music duo should’ve been in L.A. hearing their names called from the Grammy stage, instead the two watched it on TV, from Joey’s …Washington Post. Indianapolis Starfox8.com –

http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/rory-feek-shares-touching-valentines-pic-with-wife-joey-w164329Rory Feek Shares Touching Valentine’s Day Photo With Terminally Ill Wife Joey Feek – Us Weekly So touching. Rory Feek shared an emotional photograph of himself and terminally ill wife Joey Feek embracing at the end of Valentine’s Day and sharing a romantic meal together in her bed. Celebrity Health Scares. The country star had already shared a …

Hymns That Are Important To Us Album

Joey and Rory Feek - Hymns That Are Important To Us AlbumOne of country music’s most loved duos has recorded some of their all-time favorite hymns including “I Surrender All,” “How Great Thou Art,” “He Touched Me,” “The Old Rugged Cross” and “It is Well With My Soul.”

It includes a special 48-page booklet of photos, memories and stories penned by Joey+Rory and a keepsake magnet. Experience the joy and love of Joey+Rory with this special edition recording, and enjoy songs that have been a comfort to them through life’s journey.



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