#NewsNuggets: 2-28-20

#NewsNuggets: 2-28-20

NEWS THIS WEEK

The April Potter Agency recently added soloist Riley Harrison Clark to their roster. Promoters should contact Potter to book Clark going forward.

Singing News magazine is now accepting votes online for the first round of the 2020 Fan Awards. The awards will be presented at the National Quartet Convention this fall. Click HERE to make your nominations. (You must be a subscriber to participate.)

Mississippi’s Unity 4 Quartet announced the addition of tenor singer Heath Pannell.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please pray for a speedy recovery for Ruben Bean of The McKameys who had back surgery yesterday.

Please continue to pray for Ethan Whisnant of The Whisnants who was admitted to the hospital earlier this week after suffering a bout of orthostatic hypotension. Whisnant has now been released from the hospital and is feeling much better.

Please pray for songwriter and Legacy Five tenor Lee Black as he recovers from surgery for a torn meniscus in his right knee. Black suffered the injury while playing racquetball with Devin McGlamery of Ernie Haase & Signature Sound.


Derrell Stewart

REMEMBERING

Former Florida Boys pianist (1956-2007) Derrell Stewart passed away on February 25. Stewart had suffered a stroke in December and a bad fall later while in rehab.

A memorial service for Stewart will be held on Monday, March 2 in Pensacola, FL.


RELEASED TODAY

February 28 – Matt Fouch – The Story & The Song (CD)
February 28 – The Crabb Family – 20/20 (CD/LP) (pre-order HERE) (Preview “Sister Play That Tambourine” HERE)
February 28 – The Taylors – Salvation’s Song (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.

March 20 – Gaither Vocal Band – Good Things Take Time (DVD)
March 20 – Endless Highway – Countless (CD)
March 20 – The Sound – Make It Count (LP)
March 27, 2020 – Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers – For The Record (LP)
April 3 – Scott Miller and Jim Wood – Mountain Frontier Hymns (CD)
April 10 – The Inspirations – Ever Old, Ever New (CD)
April 10 – Charles Billingsley – I Was Made For This (CD)
April 17. 2020 – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound – Something Beautiful: Our Favorite Songs By Bill & Gloria Gaither (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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