#NewsNuggets: 3-2-18

#NewsNuggets: 3-2-18

Gospel Music Happenings

  • Several years ago, Crossroads Music Group and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association partnered to produce a video titled “Passing The Torch” celebrating the life of Billy Graham. The video was released earlier this week, and has already been viewed more than 2 million times. Click HERE to see it.
  • In other viral video news, the National Anthem performance by Ernie Haase & Signature Sound before NASCAR’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 race this past Sunday in Atlanta had been viewed more than 600,000 times as this episode of News Nuggets was being prepared. Click HERE to watch.

Releasing Today

  • March 2 – Casting Crowns – Glorious Day: Hymns Of Faith (CD)

  • March 2 – The Oak Ridge Boys – When I Sing For Him: The Complete Columbia Recordings & RCA Singles (CD)


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.

  • March 16 – The Oak Ridge Boys – 17th Avenue Revival (CD)

  • March 23 – Various Artists –¬†Fanny Crosby: Newly Discovered Hymns & Songs

  • March 23 – Craig Duncan & The Appalachian Music Orchestra – Smoky Mountain Fifties (CD)

  • March 30 – The Talleys – Finest Hour (CD)

  • April 6 – The Hoppers – Honor The First Families Of Gospel Music (CD/DVD)

  • April 20 – The Taylors – Faithful Again (CD)

  • April 20 – Jason Crabb – Unexpected (CD)
Category News, Streaming Video

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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