Home Grown Hymns, Naturally Acoustic

About this Site

This site is dedicated to supporting the enjoyment of hymns rendered in a Bluegrass/Acoustic genre. If you love traditional hymns with a twist of Bluegrass and acoustic sounds, you have come to the right place.

The site's mission is to provide a platform for listening to and sharing these unique renditions of beloved hymns. It is hoped that these hymns bring you joy, inspiration, and a sense of connection to your faith.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you find what you are looking for and enjoy your time on this site.

About the Author

Hello, my name is Steve Snider. My desire is to offer praise and worship to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! Here's a brief autobiography that should help you know more about me.

I was born and raised in Memphis Tennessee where I was exposed to and quickly learned to love Bluegrass music. In my early days one could find me playing Bluegrass guitar at the "Lucy Opry" and/or the "Bluegrass Shack".

Moving to Missouri, I spent many years playing Hymns and Worship Tunes in various churches. More recently, moving to Seattle, I have been attending Bluegrass Jams playing Guitar and/or Bass. I have also played Bluegrass Guitar/Bass at several Seattle local venues and at the "Mt. St. Helen's Bluegrass Festival".

Other notes of interest are that I'm a husband (of 40 yrs), father (of 3) and grandfather (of 2). Additionally, I served 20+ years in the Marine Corps Reserve and the Air National Guard where I found more opportunities (beyond my regular duties) to contribute in Christian service.


Welcome to this collection of mostly gospel tunes played in the Bluegrass style! My friend (Craig Eggen) and I have been recording these over time for several months. The idea was mostly to have fun, but additionally help us learn to use recording software and microphone positioning.

Shown below is the breakdown of Vocal and Instrumental contribution:

  • Vocal Melody - Craig and/or Steve
  • Vocal Harmony - Craig and/or Steve
  • Bass - Craig
  • Guitar - Craig and/or Steve
  • Mandolin - Craig
  • Banjo - Steve


The links provided below are those to sites and/or apps that have been the by-products of my musical efforts.

The first of these is a book of Sacred Songs in "Easy Guitar" style. The songs are quite numerous and they are all listed in multiple keys.

The second one is an app I created to help me transpose keys. There are other online apps to do this, but I tired of them as they had too many comercials.

*** Sacred Songs for Easy Guitar ***
*** Chord Transposer ***

These other links are those that have been useful to me in my musical efforts and I suspect may be useful to others as well.

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