#NewsNuggets: 3-29-19

#NewsNuggets: 3-29-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS

Legacy Five announced original baritone Scott Howard is retiring. Howard’s retirement will coincide with the departure of tenor Josh Feemster whose plans were announced two weeks ago. Howard will ultimately join Danley Sound Labs where he will assist clients with their audio needs.

After winning a one million dollar Powerball prize, Southern Gospel singer Lloyd Dockery of Lowell, NC says his plans include giving some of his winnings to his church, paying off his house, and buying a new guitar.

Mansion Entertainment announced the addition of Rainsville, Alabama trio Point Of Honor to their roster of recording artists.

The Southern Gospel Music Association announced the acquisition of a music collection from Harold Timmons of Nashville, Tennessee. The collection consists of nearly 10,000 items and will be the foundation of the soon-to-be-established SGMA Research Library.

The National Quartet Convention announced the launch of a new television series called NQC’s American Gospel. The program will be available on NQC’s on-demand platforms including the NQC YouTube Channel, NQCOnline, and the Roku Channel NQCTV.

Billy Blue Records announced the signing of Donna Ulisse to the label as a recording artist. Ulisse also signed an exclusive songwriting contract with the label’s associated publishing company, Billy Blue Publishing.

Tim Menzies recently signed an exclusive recording agreement with New Day Records. 

Prayer Request

Please keep the Perrys in your prayers today, particularly Andrew Goldman. Their bus was struck in the windshield this morning by a tire from a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. Goldman was driving and suffered cuts to his face.

RELEASING TODAY

March 29 – Russ Taff – I Still Believe (DVD Movie)
(Preview Here – YouTube)

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.

April 12 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends – Because He Lives: 12 Easter Favorites (compilation CD)
April 12 – David Phelps – Hymnal (DVD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
April 12 – Susan Holloway – ‘Tis So Sweet (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
April 19 – Mallory Hope – Out Of My Hands (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
April 26 – Joseph Habedank – Deeper Oceans (CD)
April 26 – The Talleys – Hymns Of The Faith (CD)
April 26 – The Kingdom Heirs – Something Good: Volume Two (CD)
April 26 – The Inspirations – Right Where He Is (CD)
May 10 – Steven Curtis Chapman – A Great Adventure: Live Performances Of Timeless Hits (DVD/CD)
May 10 – Orla Fallon – Sweet By And By: Americana Songs Of Inspiration And Hope (CD)
May 10 – Craig Duncan – Colonial Hymns (CD)

May 17 – Carolina – American Morning (CD)
(Listen Here – YouTube)

May 17 – Adam Crabb – Clean (CD)
May ??? – Wes Hampton – Hymns (CD)
June 7 – The Kingsmen – Victory Shout (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
June 14 – Michael Booth – Dear Yesterday (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. Reply March 30, 10:22 #1 Jeff

    Wes Hampton has a new cd out of surprise “Hymns”

  2. Reply April 02, 16:53 #2 Anthony

    Gospel Singer playing the lottery. Mmmmmmmm

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