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 and David plays piano for Southern Sounds Quartet and the Foothills Community Choir.

CD Review: Kenny Bishop

BUY THIS CD!RATING: 4 1/2 Stars Label: Daywind RecordsProducer: Woody WrightWebsite: Song Titles: “Lord, Have Mercy,” “Don’t Let Who You Are Keep You Away,” “More Than Amazing,” “God Is

CD Alert: Gospel Quartet Favorites (Palmetto State Quartet)

Traditional quartet doomsday prophets have been proven wrong again. As long as we have groups like the Palmetto State Quartet, you can still get new recordings of groups that sing

CD Review: Strength (Young Harmony)

RATING: 4 Stars Label: Lamon RecordsProducer/Arranger: Dave MoodyWebsite: Song Titles: “I Never Knew Love,” “God’s Still God,” “Letting Go Testimony,” “Let It Go,” “Less Of Me,” “What If He

CD Review: Under Grace (Ivan Parker)

RATING: 4 Stars Label: HorizonProducer/Arranger: Roger TalleyWebsite: Song Titles: “The Grace That I’m Under,” “I Am Whatever You Need,” “I Will Lead The Blind,” “Very First Thing,” “Love Called

CD Review: Be The Miracle (Mark Lowry)

RATING: 4 1/2 Stars Label: Mark Lowry ProductionsProducers: George Hairr, Ray (Chip) Davis, and Michael EnglishWebsite: Song Titles: “Be The Miracle,” “What Kind Of King Is This,” “I’ve Never

CD Review: It’s So God (Brian Free And Assurance)

RATING: 5 Stars Label: DaywindProducer/Arranger: Wayne HaunWebsite: Song Titles: “When The Lord Says Go,” “It’s All About The Blood,” “The Coming Of The King,” “If It Takes A Valley,”

A few words about CD ratings

Song selection, arranging, production, packaging, and vocal quality are considered when CD ratings are determined. Including half stars, there are nine possible ratings ranging from 1 Star to 5 Stars.

DVD Review: Live From Toronto (Gaither)

RATING: 4 1/2 Stars Label: Gaither Music GroupProducer: Bill GaitherWebsite: Song Titles: “Bread Upon The Water,” “Some Things Never Change,” “Just A Little While,” “Why Don’t You Try Jesus,”

DVD Review: Canadian Homecoming (Gaither)

RATING: 3 1/2 Stars Label: Gaither Music GroupProducer: Bill GaitherWebsite: Song Titles: “Goodby, World, Goodby,” “Somebody Loves Me,” “My Journey To The Sky,” “Something Within,” “Stand By Me,” “Holy

DVD Review: Torch (Various Artists)

RATING: 4 Stars Label: Daywind RecordsINSP Producer: Steven HoytINSP Director: Russell HallDaywind Producers: Crystal Burchette, Ed Leonard, Mike Speck, Melody VanNus, and Rick SheltonWebsite: Song Titles: “The Race,” “Stand

CD Review: Singing You Happy (Singing Christians)

RATING: 3 Stars Producer: Danny CrawfordWebsite: Song Titles: “Jesus Love Has Made A Change,” “Sittin’ On Cloud Nine,” “Come Spring,” “When You Change Your Mind,” “It’ll Be Worth Every

CD Review: Remembering Kenny Hinson (Mike Bowling)

RATING: 2 1/2 Stars Label: Daywind Records Song Titles: “Ain’t That What It’s All About,” “Call Me Gone,” “Just Let Me Fall,” “There’s Gonna Be Some Changes,” “The Lighthouse,” “Broken