Hype/Reality: Down East Boys – Amen

Hype/Reality articles are a twist on the traditional CD review. First, I’ll provide you with a few sentences about a CD or a song. These will typically come from a

A Season To Remember – Brian Free & Assurance

Daywind Records and Brian Free & Assurance are already releasing a new recording.  The paint hasn’t even dried on Never Walk Alone; the biggest recording of the group’s career.  A little more

Mega CD Review: Kingdom Heirs – We Still Stand Our Ground

RATING: 5 Stars Producers: Arthur Rice and Jeff Collins Website: www.kingdomheirs.com Song Titles: “I’m Not Worried About Forever,” “Tell Me Why,” “I’m A Brand New Man,” “If You Give The

Gaither Tent Revival Taping And Rain Fest

I just returned home from the Gaither Tent Revival taping at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, NC. I stayed for nearly four hours, and it was still going strong

Bringing Choral Preview Clubs Into The 21st Century

One issue I’ve dealt with as a music director in a mid-sized rural church is piles of printed music that tend to collect over the years. Every church with even

Concert Review – Oak Ridge Boys, Newberry, SC

This afternoon, I enjoyed a concert by the Oak Ridge Boys in Newberry, SC at the historic Newberry Opera House. I have uploaded several photos to my Facebook account. The

Keep “Forgiven Forever”

To balance out last week’s call to retire a poorly written lyric, I want to put in a plug for what I believe will be the next great worship song

Album Reviews

When I first started this blog I mentioned that I would probably not do album reviews as there are so many other great bloggers doing that. Well, CDs are arriving

A Statement Of Faith Becomes A Strategic Marketing Plan

Greater Vision, Legacy Five, the Hoppers, and the Booth Brothers are all including the song “Statement Of Faith” on their latest CDs using the same Lari Goss produced track. I

CD Rated: Joyful Hearts-Redeemed

Joyful Hearts – Redeemed 3 Stars Redeemed is an independently produced CD covering nine well-known songs including Greater Vision’s “He Is To Me,” Legacy V’s “I Stand Redeemed,” Signature Sounds’

CD Rated: Brian Free & Assurance – Acappella

Brian Free & Assurance – Acappella 4 1/2 Stars The CD is short, so it’s only fair to write a short review. Acappella has nine tracks and clocks in with

CD Rated: Blackwood Brothers-75 Years: The Song Will Go On

Blackwood Brothers – 75 Years: The Song Will Go On 3 1/2 Stars 75 Years: The Song Will Go On acknowledges the history of the Blackwood Brothers by revisiting several