#NewsNuggets: 5-30-16

#NewsNuggets: 5-30-16

Today is Memorial Day. We salute the many who sacrificed their lives so that we might live in a free society, and we thank our military veterans and law professionals for their ongoing efforts to keep America safe!

Last Week’s Happenings

  • Devin McGlamery signed a songwriting agreement with Daywind Publishing.
  • Singing News magazine launched their 2016 Songwriters Search. Click HERE for entry information.
  • M.A.C. Records anounced two new imprints. Magnolia Records will feature Southern Gospel and Contemporary Christian artists. Route 82 will feature Christian Country artists.
  • Voting for the Diamond Awards began last week. To see the list of nominated entries and to vote, click HERE.

Prayer Requests/Praise Reports

  • Tracy Stuffle was admitted to the hospital on Thursday with a urinary tract infection and heart issues. He was unable to attend his son, Jared’s, wedding on Saturday, but they brought the wedding to him after the big event with a small ceremony in his hospital room. Please continue to keep Tracy and the family in your prayers.
  • Milton Ostrander, better known as Big Mo, and his family were involved in an automobile accident. Thankfully, no one was seriously injured.

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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    June 3 – John Barry – What I Love The Most (CD)

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    June 10 – The McKameys – Something Worth Saving (CD)

  • June 10 – Blackwood Brothers – Classics: Volume 1 (CD)
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    June 17 – Ray Stevens – Just A Closer Walk With Thee (CD)

  • July 1 – Various Artists – Singing News Top 10 Songs 2016 (CD)
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    July 1 – The Little Roy And Lizzy Show – Good Time Down Home (CD)

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    July 8 – Anne Murray – Amazing Grace: Inspirational Favorites And Classic Hymns (CD)

  • July 29 – Ivan Parker – Dancing In The Rain (CD)
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    August 12 – Aaron & Amanda Crabb – Restore (CD)

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    August 12 – Goodman Revival – Still Happy (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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