#NewsNuggets: 3-8-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS

Paul’s Journey announced that the group will disband at the end of 2019 due to the pending retirement of bass singer and group manger, Rod Treme.

The Diplomats announced the addition of Harold Reed on tenor, replacing alto singer Rita Pearson, who has left the road due to health issues, and drummer Drew McDowell. Bass singer Alex Utech has departed the group as well, with no replacement named as of yet.

RELEASED LAST WEEK (not previously listed)

March 1 – Tim Lovelace – Living In A Coffee World: The Bluegrass Sessions (Digital EP)
(Listen 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.

March 15 – Triumphant Quartet – Yes (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
March 22 – Old Paths – It’s Real (EPCD)
(Preview Here – Spotify)
March 22 – Steven Curtis Chapman – Deeper Roots: Where The Bluegrass Grows (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
March 29 – Russ Taff – I Still Believe (DVD Movie)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
April 12 – Bill & Gloria Gaither & Their Homecoming Friends – Because He Lives: 12 Easter Favorites (compilation CD)
April 12 – David Phelps – Hymnal (DVD)
(Studio CD Audio 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)
June 7 – The Kingsmen – Victory Shout (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
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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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