Richard Smallwood (born 30 November 1948 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American Gospel music artist who formed The Richard Smallwood Singers in 1977 in Washington, DC.
Richard graduated cum laude from Howard University with degrees in both vocal performance and piano, in addition to graduate work in the field of ethnomusicology. Smallwood was a member of The Celestials, the first gospel group on Howard University's campus. That group was the first gospel act to appear at Switzerland's Montreux Jazz Festival. Richard was also a founding member of Howard's first gospel choir.
Smallwood's recording career began in 1982 with the album The Richard Smallwood Singers. The album spent 87 weeks on Billboard's Gospel chart. Its followup… Go to person page >
Display Title: Total PraiseFirst Line: Lord, I will lift mine eyes to the hillsTune Title: [Lord, I will lift mine eyes to the hills]Author: Richard Smallwood, b.1948Scripture: Psalm 121:1Date: 2012Subject: All Souls | November 2nd; Funeral | Sacraments; Eternal Life | ; Peace | ; Praise | ; Refuge, Security | ; Strength | ; Trust, Confidence | ; Worship and Adoration |
Display Title: Total PraiseFirst Line: Lord, I lift mine eyes to the hillsTune Title: TOTAL PRAISEAuthor: Richard SmallwoodScripture: Psalm 121; Psalm 46; Psalm 124Date: 2013Subject: Difficult Times | ; Praise of God |
Display Title: Total PraiseFirst Line: Lord, I will lift mine eyes to the hillsTune Title: [Lord, I will lift mine eyes to the hills]Author: Richard Smallwood, b. 1948Scripture: Psalm 121Date: 2012Subject: Assurance | ; Biblical Names and Places | Israel; Comfort and Encouragement | ; Daily Prayer | Evening Prayer; Daily Prayer | Midday Prayer; Disciples / Calling | ; Elements of Worship | Sending; Endurance | ; Evil | ; God as | Refuge; God as | Shepherd; God as | Creator; God's | Will; God's | Armor; God's | Love; God's | Majesty; God's | Nearness; God's | People (flock, sheep); God's | Presence; God's | Protection; God's | Strength; New Creation | ; Occasional Services | Christian Marriage; Occasional Services | Funerals; Peace | ; People of God / Church | Citizens of Heaven; People of God / Church | Family of God; Prayer | ; Songs of Zion | ; Year A, Lent, 2nd Sunday | ; Year C, Ordinary Time after Pentecost, October 16-22 |