Group Members

Jim Brady (2015-Present)
Melissa Brady (2015-Present)
Tim Parton (2015-2016)
Gus Gaches (Temporary Fill In) (2016)
Layke Jones (2016-2019)

Jim And Melissa Brady (2015-Present)


Long-time Booth Brothers baritone Jim Brady left that group in 2015 to form a group with his wife Melissa Brady. (Jim and Melissa had performed previously with Melissa's family, The Shulers. The couple had also recorded together during Jim's tenure with the Booth Brothers.)

They were initially joined by Tim Parton and billed as the Jim Brady Trio. Parton departed after a year and Layke Jones replaced him. In early 2019, Jones departed and rather than remain a trio, Jim and Melissa chose to reformat as a duet billed as Jim And Melissa Brady.


Singing News Fan Awards
Favorite New Trio (2015)
Favorite Duet (2022, 2023)


2004 Our Love Songs (Brady House Music/CD030693): I Delighted In The Lord; I Will Survive; Together In Love; For Always; Livin' A Dream; Always There; You're The One; Unexpected Love; Compatible; My Heart Is Yours (Jim Brady, Melissa Brady).

2007 Classic Love Songs (Brady House Music/BH030693X3): Unforgettable; I Love You (For Sentimental Reasons); L-O-V-E; When I Fall In Love; 'Til There Was You; All The Way; Orange Colored Sky; Smile; I Only Have Eyes For You; The Very Thought Of You (Jim Brady, Melissa Brady).

2008 Hymns & Spirituals Songs (Brady House Music/6871): Wonderful Words Of Life; My Tribute (To God Be The Glory); I'll Fly Away; The Greatest Wonder; In The Sweet By And By; He Looked Beyond My Fault; Soon And Very Soon; Cast All Your Cares; Leaning On The Everlasting Arms; At The Cross; Great Is Thy Faithfulness.

2015 A New Chapter (Daywind Records/DAY-2757D): God Of What's To Come; You Can Depend On Jesus; The Greatest Of All Miracles; Steppin' Out In Faith; On My Way Home; Good Lord Willing; The Love Of God; When He Saved Me; Ordinary Love; If It Had Not Been; The Half That's Never Been Told; That Sounds Like Home To Me. (Jim Brady, Melissa Brady, Tim Parton).

2015 Timeless (Brady House Music/BH030693X8): His Hand In Mine; Cheer The Weary Traveler; I Will Trade The Old Cross For A Crown; Goodbye World Goodbye; Til The Storm Passes By; Nothing But The Blood; My Jesus I Love Thee; Until Then; Just Over In The Gloryland; The Old Rugged Cross; Songs We Used To Sing; Wonderful Peace (Jim Brady, Melissa Brady, Tim Parton).

2015 Live At Daywind Studios (Daywind Records/DAY-2972): I'm Free; I See Grace; Interview 1; Had It Not Been; I Have An Anchor; Unforgettable; Interview 2; No Wonder; God's Been Good; Interview 3; All Over The World; Every Cry Is Heard (Released as part of a DVD/CD combo) (Jim Brady, Melissa Brady, Tim Parton).

2016 Promises (Daywind Records/DAY-0225): A Wonderful Life; God Is With Me; Homesick For Heaven; I Go To The Rock; Calvary; Tell Me (with Marla Henry); What A Day That Will Be; Wherever I Am; Peace In The Shelter; Farewell, But Not Forever (Jim Brady, Melissa Brady, Layke Jones).

2018 Hope Keeps Writing The Song (Daywind Records/DAY-0758): Livin' In The Rhythm Of Grace; Hope Keeps Writin' The Song; The Season When God Breaks Through; Lost; You Gotta Have A Song; Follow Me To The Cross; I Got Out; I See A Crimson Stream; The Little Things; What A Beautiful Name; I Know Him Better Now; When It Rains (Jim Brady, Melissa Brady, Layke Jones).

2018 The Legacy Goes On (Brady House Music/BH030693X9): Legacy; When I See His Face; Blessed Hope; I Still Can't Get Over (What Jesus Did For Me) featuring Darlene Brady; Let's Meet By The River; It's My Desire (featuring Jack Shuler); I've Enjoyed The Journey; Just Beyond The River Jordan (with Jack Shuler); I'm One Of His Own (featuring Darlene Brady); Rock Of Ages; Thank You Mom, Thank You Dad; I Am Blessed (featuring Darlene Brady, Karen Jones-Burkhardt and Jack Shuler) (Jim Brady, Melissa Brady, Layke Jones).

2019 Christmastime (Brady House Music): Snow; Cold December Night; Sleigh Ride; Never Again; Christmastime To Me; Sing (Joy To The World); O Holy Night; Good News; That's What Christmas Is; Christmas Together Again.

2021 Ever Faithful (Daywind Records/DAY-2544): To The King; Welcome; Great God Of My Joy; Jesus Stays; Good Things; He Will Carry You; Thunder; Ever Present Ever Faithful; Covered; When We All Get Home.
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