'Bridge Over Troubled Water' Southern Gospel Group The Nelons

'Bridge Over Troubled Water' Southern Gospel Group The Nelons

Enjoy this beautiful performance of ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ from the gospel family band, The Nelons.


This iconic song was released in 1969 by the popular duo Simon & Garfunkel. Over the years, many artists have lent their voices to this tune with notable performances from Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin and Andrea Bocelli.

There is no doubt that this song has truly stood the test of time. It’s combination of difficult notes and poignant lyrics make it a one powerful number to perform.

“When you're weary, feeling small
When tears are in your eyes, I'll dry them all
I'm on your side, oh, when times get rough
And friends just can't be found
Like a bridge over troubled water I will lay me down”

The Nelons are a family band comprised of parents Kelly Nelon Clark and Jason Clark and their two daughters, Autumn and Amber. From gospel classics to a cappella cover songs, the Nelons are truly a multi-talented group.

On their website, the family describes their signature sound. “A concert with The Nelons leaves you encouraged by the message of hope shared from their hearts, warmed by the love of family you feel from the stage, and inspired by the beauty, purity, and majesty of each lyric they sing.”

Today, they are taking on the beloved tune, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ and it’s one performance that you don’t want to miss.

“Oh, if you need a friend
I'm sailing right behind
Like a bridge over troubled water
I will ease your mind”

From the sights to the sounds, this piece was absolutely incredible. There is so much love and talent in this musical family and it’s a blessing to watch them rejoice together!

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