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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.

#NewsNuggets: 5-10-19

The Collingsworth Family goes to Washington, and other nuggets of news for your Friday reading pleasure!

#NewsNuggets: 5-3-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS Daywind Records announced that Wilburn & Wilburn have reunited to record a new studio album produced by Ben Isaacs and Scott Godsey. A glance at their schedule

New Music Reviews – April 2019 Releases

DBM reviews the latest by the Inspirations, Joseph Habedank, The Talleys, and The Kingdom Heirs

#NewsNuggets: 4-26-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS HighRoad signed an exclusive recording agreement with New Day Records. Gospel trio Avenue joined Main Street Music & Entertainment as the first artist on their Penn Street

Opinion: Legacy Five Has An Opportunity To Reformat

Will L5 simply plug two holes, or will they rethink their entire vocal approach?

#NewsNuggets: 4-12-19

Aunt Bee is out of town visiting her cousin. Andy and Opie are fishing. Barney is upset because Ernest T. Bass threw another rock through a storefront window.

#NewsNuggets: 4-5-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS Former Gold City and Brian Free & Assurance bass singer Bill Lawrence is returning to Southern Gospel music after a 13-year absence. Lawrence is joining the Diplomats,

#NewsNuggets: 3-29-19

Legacy Five will regroup as half of their vocal lineup moves on.

New Music Reviews – March 2019 Releases

For 2019, The Old Paths have released a 7-song EP which, for those keeping score, is one more song than their 2017 release, Long Run. Pros: “The God I Know”

#NewsNuggets: 3-22-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS The newly formed Main Street Music & Entertainment announced country/gospel quartet, Carolina, is the debut artist on their Berry Hill Records label. Carolina’s upcoming CD, American Morning,

#NewsNuggets: 3-15-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS Legacy Five announced that tenor vocalist Josh Feemster is leaving the group. A replacement has not been named as of this writing. The National Quartet Convention announced