#NewsNuggets: 6-15-18

#NewsNuggets: 6-15-18

Gospel Music Happenings

  • Gold City announced that pianist Bryan Elliott is leaving the group after a 17-year career including the past eight years with Gold City.
  • On a related note, Gold City is accepting auditions for a piano player. Interested applicants should email a resume, photo, and an .MP3 file to info@goldcityqt.com.
  • Billy Blue Records and Billy Jam Records are the most recent new imprints for the Daywind family of labels. Featuring Bluegrass and Americana/Roots artists, both labels will be headed by singer/songwriter Jerry Salley.

Prayer Request

  • Please keep Singing News columnist Bob Crawford in your prayers. Crawford was hospitalized after suffering a fall on Sunday, June 10.

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.

  • June 22 – Greater Vision – Life Is A Song (CD)

  • June 29 – Lynda Randle – Homecoming Favorites & Songs Of Inspiration (CD/DVD)

  • July 13 – Blackwood Brothers – A Cappella Hymns (CD)

  • July 13 – Jordan Family Band – Reach (CD)

  • July 13 – Sunday Drive – A Million Miles (CD)

  • July 13 – The Martins – Still Standing (CD)

  • July 13 – Jim Brady Trio – Lost (CD)
  • August 3 – Gordon Mote – Love, Love, Love (CD)

  • August 3 – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound – Clear Skies Live! In Bossier City, LA (DVD)

  • August 10 – Joey+Rory – Hymns (Vinyl)

  • August 10 – Taranda Greene – The Healing (CD)

  • August 24 – Gaither Vocal Band – The Ultimate Song Collection (CD)
  • August 24 – The Erwins – Watch & See (CD)

  • September 7 – The Collingsworth Family – Mercy & Love (CD)

  • September 7 – Various Artists – God Bless The Broken Road (CD “inspired by” motion picture)

  • September 28 – The Guardians – Ready For Revival (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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