Brian Free (1963-)
Brian Free sang tenor for Gold City for about a year in 1982-1983, then returned to the group in 1984 where he remained until 1993. In 1993. Free formed Brian Free And Assurance which began as a trio, then became a quartet in 1995 with the addition of bass singer Bob Caldwell. In 1998, Free disbanded the group and continued to travel as a soloist. He relaunched the group in 2001 in a quartet format with live musicians including Free's son Ricky on drums. The band was dropped in 2007, and in 2015 after the departure of bass singer Jeremy Lile, the group continued in a trio format.
Singing News Fan Awards:
Favorite Male Singer (1987)
Favorite Tenor (1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1998, 2002)
Favorite Young Artist (1989, 1991)
1999 Brian Free (Daywind Records/1173): Old Gospel Ship; Taking My God At His Word; Dare To Be A Daniel; Stretch Forth Thine Hand; Iím Doing This For You; Forgiven, Forgotten, Forever Amen; Anthem Of The Ages; Whatever You Do, Donít; Where Would You Be; Keep The Faith.
2000 Call Of The Cross (Daywind Records): There At The Cross; He Knows Me By Heart; Favorite Song Of All; The Saving Kind; Emmaus; Call Of The Cross; He Didn't Take My Storm; Find Time; I Give You Jesus.