#NewsNuggets: 12-26-16

#NewsNuggets: 12-26-16

Last Week’s Happenings

  • The National Quartet Convention posted the initial lineup of groups for the 2017 event in Pigeon Forge. Click HERE to view them, but please note that more artists should be added in the coming weeks.
  • The Daywind Roots label announced they have added Misty Freeman to their roster of recording artists. A 7-song EP CD release is planned for Spring 2017.
  • Joseph Habedank learned a song he co-wrote with Tony Wood and Michael Farren will be the title track for Reba McEntire’s upcoming 2-CD project, Sing It Now: Songs Of Faith & Hope, scheduled to release on February 3.

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 large online outlets. Some titles may be available sooner direct from the artists.

  • January 13 – Mark Bishop – Seasons: A Collection Of The Best (CD)

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    January 20 – The Collingsworth Family Presents Brooklyn & Courtney (CD)

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    January 27 – The Guardians – Lift Him Up (CD)

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    January 27 – Zach Williams – Chain Breaker (CD)

  • January 27 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends – Bill Gaither’s 12 Favorite Hymns (CD)

  • February 3 – Reba McEntire – Sing It Now: Songs Of Faith And Hope

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    February 24 – Goodman Revival – Still Happy (CD)

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    February 10 – Lauren Talley – The Gospel (CD)

  • February 24 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends – Sweeter As The Days Go By (DVD/CD)

  • February 24 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends – Give The World A Smile (DVD/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. Darrell
    Reply December 26, 13:39 #1 Darrell

    Merry Christmas to all. I had never heard of Zach Williams so I went on YouTube and listened to Chain Breaker. My brother heard the song and thought I was listening to Needtobreathe. I would say that is a compliment to Zach. :-)

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