#NewsNuggets: 5-17-19

#NewsNuggets: 5-17-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS

The Southern Gospel Music Association announced the 2019 inductees to the Hall Of Fame are former Kingsmen tenor Ernie Phillips, Wilburns patriarch Jackie Wilburn, Greater Vision’s Gerald Wolfe, and McKameys bass singer Ruben Bean.

Christian Country quartet Carolina announced their appearances are now being handled by The Dominion Agency.

The Troy Burns Family announced the addition of baritone Jacob Whisnant.

Tribute Quartet lead singer Gary Casto was recognized by West Virginia governor Jim Justice as a “Distinguished Mountaineer.” This honor was bestowed on Casto in recognition of his efforts, accomplishments, and successes in the field of Gospel music and performance.

Coastal Media, producers of the annual Creekside Convention in Pigeon Forge, TN, announced they have taken on promotion duties for Gospel Music Expo, a long-standing annual event in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Releasing Today

May 17 – Carolina – American Morning (CD)
(Listen Here – YouTube)
May 17 – Chris Rice – Untitled Hymn: A Collection Of Hymns (CD)
(Listen Here – YouTube)
May 17 – Adam Crabb – Clean (CD)
(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.

May 24 – Jimmy Fortune – God & Country (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
May 31 – Tim Menzies – His Name Is Jesus (CD)
May 31 – The McKameys – The Crown (CD)
June 7 – The Kingsmen – Victory Shout (CD)
(Preview Here – YouTube)
June 7 – Patsy Cline – Hits & Hymns (CD)
June 7 – Gloria Gaynor – Testimony (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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