#NewsNuggets: 7-14-17

by | Jul 14, 2017 | News

This Week’s Happenings

  • Sound Garden Music Group announced the addition of Mercy’s Reign to their family of recording artists. The Ohio-based group was organized in 2011.
  • Daywind Records announced that Amber Nelon Thompson attended the premier of Silver Lining Entertainment’s new faith-based film A Question of Faith on July 1 in Los Angeles, California. Thompson is part of the ensemble cast, as is Contemporary Christian singer Jaci Velasquez. A Question of Faith is scheduled to release on September 29, 2017 via Pure Flix Entertainment.

Trivia Nugget

  • Jeff & Sheri Easter first met in 1984 at the Albert E. Brumley Sundown to Sunup Gospel Singing in Arkansas. Jeff was playing bass for the Singing Americans at the time, and Sheri was traveling with her family group, the Lewis Family. They were married ten months later.

Released Today

  • July 14 – Old Paths – Long Run (EPCD) – Read our REVIEW

  • July 14 – Master’s Voice – Walk Worthy (CD) – Read our REVIEW

  • July 14 – The Inspirations – The One In The Water (CD) – Read our REVIEWS (Take 1/Take 2)

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.

  • August 4 – Gold City – Treasures Of Gold (CD)

  • August 4 – Greater Vision – Still (CD)

  • August 4 – Cana’s Voice – Live At Champion Forest (DVD)

  • August 4 – Third Day – Revival (CD/CD Deluxe Edition)

  • August 11 – Alan Jackson – Precious Memories (Multi Disc CD reissue/DVD reissue)

  • August¬†18 – Mark Lowry – What’s Not To Love (CD)

  • August 18 – Various Artists – Singing News Top 10 2017 (CD)

  • August 25 – Goodman Revival – Still Happy (CD)

  • August 25 – Various Artists – 30 Favorite Bluegrass Instrumentals (CD)

  • August 25 – Gold City – The Daywind Years: A Collection Of Hits From 1997-2001

  • September 1 – Michael English – Love More (CD)
  • September 8 – Cathedrals – Radio Days (CD reissue)

  • September 8 – Cathedrals – Alive! Deep In The Heart Of Texas (DVD reissue)

  • September 15 – Collingsworth Family – That Day Is Coming (DVD)

  • September 29 – Tim Lovelace – Living In A Coffee World (DVD/CD)

  • September 29 – A Question Of Faith (film featuring Jaci Velasquez and Amber Nelon Thompson)

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David Bruce Murray

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.


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