#NewsNuggets: 7-18-16

#NewsNuggets: 7-18-16

Last Week’s Happenings

  • Crawford Broadcasting and WXJC – The Truth announced that Mickey Bell will be taking over as host of “The Dixie Gospel Caravan” program in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Song Garden Music Group announced that Allison Durham Speer has joined their roster of artists.
  • The Beckie Simmons Agency announced they will be representing 11th Hour booking concert dates.
  • The April Potter Agency announced the signing of MARK209 to an exclusive booking and management agreement.
  • Adam’s Call announced they are scheduling auditions for the trio’s baritone position. Anyone interested in consideration of the position should send recent photo, bio, and audio clip or video to office@adamscall.com, along with availability for an audition.


  • Songwriter Gary S. Paxton (“He Was There All The Time,” “No Shortage,” etc.) passed away last Saturday, July 16.

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.

  • Second Half Quartet -Refreshing

    July 22 – The Second Half Quartet – Refreshing (CD)

  • cover

    July 29 – Ivan Parker – Dancing In The Rain (CD)

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    July 29 – Hillary Scott & The Scott Family – Love Remains (CD)

  • aaron and amanda

    August 12 – Aaron & Amanda Crabb – Restore (CD)

  • goodmans

    August 26 – The Goodmans – Live In Texas (CD) (reissue of 2007 release with new cover art)

  • August 26 – Gaither Vocal Band – Better Together (CD)

  • erwins

    September 2 – The Erwins – Only Faith Can See (CD)

  • September 23 - Bradley Walker - Call Me Old Fashioned (CD)

    September 23 – Bradley Walker – Call Me Old-Fashioned (CD)

  • goodman revival still happy

    October 7 – Goodman Revival – Still Happy (CD)

  • October 7 - Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends - Gaither Homecoming Christmas (CD)

    October 7 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends
    – Gaither Homecoming Christmas (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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