#NewsNuggets: 6-29-18

#NewsNuggets: 6-29-18

Gospel Music Happenings

  • The Third/Final round of voting for the 2018 Singing News Fan Awards is open now through July 13. Click HERE to vote.
  • The Blackwood Brothers Quartet was awarded a Brass Note along the Beale Street Brass Note Walk Of Fame in Memphis, Tennessee during the Memphis Quartet Show recently. The Walk Of Fame honors a wide array of artists, musicians, composers, and promoters who have contributed to the history of the Memphis music scene including Elvis, B.B. King, Johnny Cash, and over 100 others.
  • The Carolina Quartet announced that original baritone singer, Roger Burnett (2006-2018), has retired from the stage, but will continue to work with the group-owned Carolina Gospel Association Concert Series. Replacing Burnett is 24-year-old Riley Dotson from Dickson, Tennessee.

 


Releasing Today

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

  • June 29 – Mac Powell And The Family Reunion – self-titled (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.

  • 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 That Are Important To Us (Vinyl)

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

  • August 10 – Elvis Presley – Where No One Stands Alone (CD)

  • August 24 – Down East Boys – One Day In The Past (CD)

  • August 24 – Soul’d Out Quartet – Run To The Light (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)

  • Various Artists – Singing News Top 10 2018 (CD)
  • 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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