Carrie Underwood Performs “Go Rest High On That Mountain” in Memory of Vince Gill
Vince made the song “Go Rest High On That Mountain” famous in the 1990s. He began writing the song in 1989, following the death of country artist Keith Whitley.
Despite being motivated to write the lyrics, it would take Vince years to complete the special. The song quickly climbed to the top of the music charts after its release.
“Go Rest High On That Mountain” won 2 Grammy Awards and the Country Music Association Song of the Year Award in 1996. Over the years, the song’s lyrics have brought peace and comfort to many hearts around the world.
Today, Carrie Underwood rocks this Vince Gill classic for the CMT Giants special.
Carey became a household name after winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. She won American hearts with covers of songs such as Bonnie Raitt’s ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me’ and Rascal Flatts’ ‘Bless The Broken Road’.
After winning, she quickly climbed the country charts and made a strong name in the world of country music. It’s been 16 years since that momentous audition, and Carrie is still using her gift to touch our hearts.
Just listen as she delivers these iconic words in honor of her friend and legend, Vince Gill.
What a beautiful performance to honor this incomparable country superstar.