Posts From David Bruce Murray

David Bruce Murray

<p>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.</p>

CD Review: Poet Voices (Steppin’ Stones)

A Nutshell ReviewRATING: 4 Stars Label: Sonlite RecordsProducers: Phil Cross and Cliff DurenSong Titles: “Steppin’ Stones,” “The Great I Am Still Is,” “For All The Days That End In Why,”

CD Review: Crist Family (Every Step)

A Nutshell ReviewRATING: 4 Stars Label: Crossroads RecordsProducer: Jeff CollinsSong Titles: “I’ve Come Here To Tell You,” “When The Son Finally Sets,” “Power In The Lord,” “In The Shadow Of

CD Review: Called Out Quartet (Happy Rhythms)

RATING: 3 Stars Label: Morningstar RecordsProducers: Eddie Crook and Scott RussellWebsite: www.calledoutquartet.com Song Titles: “Campmeeting Medley,” “Gettin’ Ready To Go,” “Gloryland Way,” “Happy Rhythm,” “Heaven’s Jubilee,” “In Just A Little

CD Review: Second Mile (Vertical)

RATING: 4 Stars Label: Worship Planet MusicProducers: Channing Eleton, Donny Henderson, and Buddy MullinsWebsite: www.secondmileonline.com Song Titles: “Don’t Let Me Miss The Glory,” “Children Of God,” “The Name,” “I Will

Concert Review: Dixie Echoes 7-30-06

I took in a Dixie Echoes concert earlier this evening. They were coming off a late night sing in PA on Saturday that lasted until 2 AM or so. I

Concert Review: Kenny Bishop 7-15-06

I got to hear Kenny Bishop in concert last night. He had some sound system issues at first. (Running tracks from a laptop is NOT a good idea…too many variables

CD Review: Doyle Lawson And Quicksilver (He Lives In Me)

BUY THIS CD!RATING: 4 1/2 Stars Label: HorizonProducer: Doyle LawsonWebsite: www.doylelawson.com Song Titles: “He Lives In Me,” “In His Presence,” “I Am On My Journey Home,” “Remember My Name In

CD Review: Stewart Varnado et al (The Southern Gospel Players, Volume 2)

RATING: 4 1/2 Stars Producer: Stewart VarnadoWebsite: www.stewartvarnado.com Song Titles: “Just Over In The Gloryland,” “Down By The Riverside,” “Heaven Came Down,” “I Feel Like Traveling On,” “The Holy Hills,”

CD Review: Kingsmen (Good Good God)

RATING: 4 1/2 Stars Label: HorizonProducer: Roger TalleyVocal Production Assistant: Tim SurrettWebsite: www.kingsmenquartet.com Song Titles: “He’s A Good, Good God,” “God Can Save Anybody, Anywhere, Anytime,” “Finished Indeed,” “Jesus Knows

CD Review: Inspirations (I Know)

BUY THIS CDRATING: 2 1/2 Stars Label: Horizon RecordsProducer: Jeff CollinsWebsite: www.theinspirations.com Song Titles: “I’ve Never Gotten Over Gettin’ Saved,” “If You Only Knew,” “I Know,” “I Have Not Forgotten,”

Concert Review: Whisnants, Greenes, Kingsmen

I had the opportunity to wander up to Morganton, NC earlier tonight to a concert sponsored by the Whisnants. This event was to celebrate their 35th year singing gospel music.

CD Review: Talley Trio (Rise Above)

BUY THIS CD!RATING: 4 StarsLabel: Horizon RecordsProducer: Roger TalleyWebsite: www.talleytrio.com Song Titles: “I Cannot Tell It All,” “Red Letter Day,” “Truth Is Marching On,” “His Hand In Mine,” “He Came