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.

CD Rated: Mike Upright (Songs For The Common Man)

Rating: 3 1/2 Stars Producers: Mike Upright and Scott Barnett Website: www.mikeuprightenterprises.com Song Titles: “Please Tell Me Again,” “When I Lay My Isaac Down,” “The Hero’s On The Hill,” “The

CD Rated: Greater Vision (Hymns Of The Ages)

Rating: 3 1/2 Stars Producer: Lari Goss Label: Daywind Song Titles: “All Creatures Of Our God And King” (includes “O For A Thousand Tongues To Sing” and “O Worship The

CD Rated: Gaither Gospel Series (Campfire Homecoming and Homecoming Picnic)

Rating: 3 1/2 Stars Producer: Bill Gaither Campfire Homecoming Song Titles (CD): “Jesus, Hold My Hand,” “Livin’ In The Rain,” “Lead Me To That Rock,” “Can’t Stop Talkin’ About Him,”

CD Rated: Mike Crews (Someday Soon)

Rating: 2 ½ Stars Producers: Johnny Minick and Aaron Minick Song Titles: “The Coming Of The Lord,” “This Very Day,” “Someday Soon,” “Happiness,” “He’s Coming Back,” “I’m Going There,” “Do

CD Rated: Gerald Sweatman (Still Singing)

Rating: 2 1/2 Stars Producer: Eddie Crook Label: Morningstar Signature Website: www.geraldsweatman.com Song Titles: “I Want To Be Working,” “I Can’t Imagine Life Without Him,” “Already Ready,” “Jesus Pilots My

CD Rated: Darryl Richmond

A Nutshell Review Rating: 2 1/2 Stars Label: MCG Records Producer: Jackson Russell Website: www.darrylrichmond.com Song Titles: “Everyday Gets Sweeter,” “I’ve Got Faith,” “Do Lord Remember Me,” “What A Friend

CD Rated: Liberty Quartet (Timeless Treasured Hymns 2)

A Nutshell Review Rating: 3 1/2 Stars Producers: Royce Mitchell and Doran Ritchey Website: www.libertyquartet.com Song Titles: “Jesus Saves,” “Have Thine Own Way, Lord,” “My Savior’s Love”/”And Can It Be?,”

CD Rated: Dale & Cheryl Golden (Hymns Of Gold I)

Artist: Dale & Cheryl Golden Title: Hymns Of Gold I Rating: 3 1/2 Stars Nutshell Analysis: This new CD by Dale & Cheryl Golden includes twenty familiar hymns in a

Best 2007 CDs

Here are my picks for the Best CDs of 2007. 5 Star level: 1. Janet Paschal – Sounds Like Sunday 2. Talley Trio – Stages 3. Imperials – Back To

CD Rated: Dills (Uncommon)

Artist: The Dills Title: Uncommon Rating: 4 Stars Nutshell Analysis: This is a strong release by the Dills, an exciting up-and-coming group that consists of two brothers and their wives.

CD Rated: Eighth Day (Headin’ Home)

Artist: Eighth Day Title: Headin’ Home Rating: 4 Stars Nutshell Analysis: I found Headin’ Home up on a shelf a few days ago and realized I never had reviewed it.

CD Rated: Melody Boys Quartet (God’s Christmas)

Artist: Melody Boys Quartet Title: God’s Christmas Rating: 3 Stars Nutshell Analysis: Oh, how the mighty have fallen. When you take away the production quality this group’s recordings had when