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.

My 2019 SGMA Hall Of Fame Nominees

The Southern Gospel Music Association is currently accepting nominees for the Hall Of Fame. Each member of the SGMA is asked to submit two living and two deceased individuals for

#NewsNuggets: 2-22-19

Gospel Music Happenings The Harvesters announced their long-time baritone and emcee Allen Hunter is retiring after singing 30 years with the group. Hunter’s final appearances will be on March 15

#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