#NewsNuggets: 3-7-16

#NewsNuggets: 3-7-16

Last Week’s Happenings

  • Song Garden Music Group announced they have appointed Gus Gaches to be their new director. Gaches replaces the Rick Webb Family in this capacity.
  • Daywind announced the winners of Daywind Quartet Talent Contest. Groups include The Kings Seven from Kentucky, Justified Quartet from Michigan, the Convention Quartet from Indiana, Redeemed Quartet from Indiana and Evidence of Grace from North Carolina. These groups will perform on Monday, April 4 at the Daywind Quartet Festival where they will have the chance to win a 10-song soundtrack recording package from Daywind Studios.


  • Joey Feek of husband/wife duo Joey + Rory passed away on Friday after an extended battle with cancer.

Prayer Requests

  • Former Melody Masters and Pine Ridge Boys lead singer Miles Cooper was involved in an auto accident last Wednesday morning. He remains in critical condition at this time.

Upcoming Releases
Please let us know if any significant upcoming releases are missing from this list. Note, the dates listed here are distribution dates when music will officially be available through retail and/or online outlets. Some artists may sell their recordings sooner at their concert events or in their own online stores. 

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    April 5 – Chonda Pierce – Laughing In The Dark (book/movie)

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    April 8 – The Taylors – Hope And Healing (CD)


    March 15 – Brian Free & Assurance – Live Like We’re Redeemed (CD)

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    March 18 – Barry Rowland & Deliverance – The Light (CD)

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    March 18 – Down East Boys – Ransomed (CD)

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    April 22 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends – Let The Glory Come Down (CD)

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    May 6 – Mark Lowry – Dogs Go To Heaven (CD/DVD)

  • May 6 – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound – The Favorite Hymns Of Fanny Crosby (CD)
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    May 13 – Doug Anderson – The Only One (CD)

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    May 27 – Cana’s Voice – This Changes Everything (CD)

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David Bruce Murray

David Bruce Murray is a church music director in Ellenboro, NC. He is the author of Murray's Encyclopedia Of Southern Gospel Music and the owner of both SGHistory.com and MusicScribe.com. David plays piano for Southern Sounds Quartet and the Foothills Community Choir.

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  1. Reply March 09, 10:55 #1 Jane Thompson Gurley

    Miles Cooper passed away last night. Check his daughter, Cindy Cooper Wilson’s, Facebook page for more info.

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