Posts From David Bruce Murray

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.

#NewsNuggets: 2-15-19

Bill and Gloria Gaither make major announcements, plus more in this week’s News Nuggets!

SGMA Hall Of Fame: Who Will Be In The Class of 2019?

The Southern Gospel Music Hall Of Fame mailed out nomination ballots for the class of 2019 this past week. Voters will submit their nominations by March 15. An SGMA committee

#NewsNuggets: 2-8-19

In the world of Southern Gospel this week, nothing major happened: no one got hired or fired or quit, no groups signed with a booking agency or label or management

#NewsNuggets: 2-1-19

Gospel Music Happenings The Anchormen announced the departure of lead singer Ronnie Bright. Anyone interested in auditioning for the position of lead singer should send a MP3 or WAV demo

#NewsNuggets: 1/25/19

All the week’s news condensed just for you!

#NewsNuggets: 1-11-19

Gospel Music Happenings Bass singer KC Armstrong has left Promisedland Quartet. His future plans include launching a solo ministry, retirement from the US Army Chorus in September after 20 years

#NewsNuggets: 1-4-19

New faces and a new name this week in News Nuggets.

#NewsNuggets: 12-28-18

Gospel Music Happenings The Spencer Family will reunite for a one-night-only concert tonight in Mansfield Ohio at Cornerstone Free Will Baptist. JB, Barbara, Wade, Geniece, and Kevin are all expected

Best Audio Albums, Long-Form Videos, and Songs from 2018

Audio2018 was an excellent year for music fans with a total of eleven releases earning ratings of 5 or 4 1/2 Stars. I did not go back to verify, but

#NewsNuggets: 12-21-18

Gospel Music Happenings Tribute Quartet announced that tenor singer Riley Harrison Clark will be departing the group at the end of 2018 to pursue a solo career. Clark’s replacement will