Randy Travis has one of the most unique voices in country music. He sings a moving song about his grandfather with his hit, ‘He Walked on Water.’ The country ballad honors the memories of his inspiration.
Randy sings from his old front porch and his abandoned bedroom throughout this performance. Footage of a grandfather and grandson is mixed in to bring more power to the emotional lyrics.
Wearing a white t-shirt in an old country house, Randy sings the touching lyrics, ‘And although his wings, they were never seen, I thought that he walked on water.’ In the song, he compares his grandfather’s cowboy hat to a halo.
Travis is one of the most-celebrated country singers of all time. He scored 18 number 1 songs over his 40-year career, and Randy also won 7 Grammy Awards and 10 Academy of Country Music statuettes.
He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame as well. His hits include ‘Forever and Ever, Amen,’ ‘On the Other Hand,’ ‘Diggin’ up Bones, ’ and ‘Look Heart No Hands.’
Many fans have commented how moved they were by this song. It brings back great family memories for those who have lost their grandfather. It may be difficult for some to listen to it without shedding a tear.
This history-making country star always knew how to sing from the heart. This song is another example of Randy’s unique voice and caring lyrics. ‘He Walked on Water’ is a wonderful tribute to his relationship with his grandfather.