#NewsNuggets: 3-6-20

#NewsNuggets: 3-6-20

NEWS THIS WEEK

Absolutely Gospel Music announced the performers for their 2020 awards show will include Jeff & Sheri Easter, Joseph Habedank, The Perrys, Jim & Melissa Brady, Tribute Quartet, Sisters, Michael Combs, Wilburn & Wilburn, The Nelons, The Sound, and the Music City Quartet. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Family Worship Center in Murfreesboro, TN.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please continue to pray for Ruben Bean of The McKameys who had back surgery last week and then this past week had triple bypass surgery.

Please pray for Kim Ruppe Sheffield of the group Sisters who was rushed to the hospital with a brain bleed earlier this week. She spent some time in intensive care, but an aneurysm was ruled out. This morning her doctors have said the latest procedure shows her brain is now clear! Please pray that Kim continues to recover and can be discharged soon.


REMEMBERING

Singer/songwriter Walt Mills passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020. A memorial service for Mills will be held on Tuesday, March 10 in Arlington, Texas.

Mercy Road Quartet lead singer Danny Duke passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2020. A memorial service for Duke was held on Monday, March 2 in Milton, Tennessee.


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)
April 24 – The Talleys – The Music Goes On (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 06, 17:06 #1 Darrell

    Let’s see if I can break the streak of articles/posts that have gotten crickets in the comment section. :-) Thanks for all your hard work on this site, by the way. As to this weeks news nuggets, my comment is be about the Inspirations. Been too long since I’ve heard them in concert. My family has tentative plans to vacation in the Bryson City area this summer. Sadly, it appears the Inspirations won’t be in town over the time we are there. Bummer. Would have liked the opportunity to maybe hear some songs from their upcoming album

    • Reply March 06, 20:04 David Bruce Murray Author

      Thanks Darrell!
      We tend to get more comments on Facebook these days…when I can remember to share the link there!

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