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 Review: Give It Away (Gaither Vocal Band)

RATING: 4 1/2 Stars Title: Give It AwayArtist: Gaither Vocal BandLabel: Gaither Music GroupProducers: Bill Gaither, Michael Sykes, and Gaither Vocal Band Song Titles: “Bread Upon The Water,” “I Catch

Choral Review: Amazing Grace

RATING: 4 Stars Title: Amazing Grace Created by: Sue C. Smith and Russell Mauldin Arranged by: Russell Mauldin Publisher: BrentwoodSong Titles: “Grace Medley” (includes “Amazing Grace,” “Come, Thou Fount Of

CD Review: Shane Dunlap – Paradise

RATING: 4 1/2 STARS Producer: self-producedWebsite: www.shanedunlap.comSong Titles: “Take Me To Paradise,” “Better Than This,” “Journey Of A Lifetime,” “Satisfied,” “The Light Of That City,” “More (Of Jesus),” “Shine,” “Almost

CD Review: Greater Vision – My Favorite Place

RATING: 4 STARS Label: DaywindProducer: Lari GossWebsite: www.greatervisionmusic.comSong Titles: “Everyone, Everywhere, Everytime,” “My Favorite Place,” “All Is Well,” “The Voice I Could Not Resist,” “Far More,” “God’s Got A Bigger

NQC By Internet, Friday, Hour 6

Snapshots From Friday Evening 11:02 John Pfeifer pays tribute to the veterans of foreign wars with a special emphasis on the veterans of Vietnam. NQC typically has a major patriotic

NQC By Internet, Friday, Hour 2

Snapshots From Friday Evening 7:00 The McKameys are singing “Right On Time” in their traditional style. 7:04 Peg is reporting on Ruben Bean’s health condition. He couldn’t join them for

NQC By Internet, Thursday

Well, I made it back home to NC in time to catch most of the live internet feed of NQC last night. It’s a totally different experience, of course, from

Road Trip Review, Day 4, Part B

Tuesday Evening Concert, September 13, 2005 – NQCThere were seventeen groups on the Tuesday evening concert at NQC. I saw nine of them perform complete sets, and caught the tail

Road Trip Review, Day 3, Part B

Monday Evening, September 12, 2005 – NQCI figured most people would be more interested in the evening concerts at NQC, so I’m posting Part B of Day 3 first…which is

Road Trip Review, Day 2

September 11, 2005The evening of Day 2 on my road trip finds me in Huntington, WV. I was just treated to supper by Dean Adkins, which was greatly appreciated. Thanks

Road Trip Review, Day 1

September 10, 2005 Review:I’m sitting in a hotel just down the road from Roanoke, VA, having just returned from seeing the Signature Sound and Gaither Vocal Band concert there. The

Allegiance Concert Report

Allegiance Concert, 6-25-05, Inman, SC I just got home from seeing Allegiance. These guys are VERY blessed with vocal skills. They did a great job tonight. It was just their