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#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.

Southern Gospel Historical Library

I’ve covered in the past how southern gospel music has a vast library of music and film/video footage from decades of artists. I’ve also mentioned how much of this library

#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

#NewsNuggets: 3-8-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS Paul’s Journey announced that the group will disband at the end of 2019 due to the pending retirement of bass singer and group manger, Rod Treme. The

#NewsNuggets: 3-1-19

Gospel Music Happenings Beulah Music and the Squire Parsons Evangelistic Association announced Parsons plans to resume his live performance schedule in April.  Sonlite Records announced they have added the legendary

#NewsNuggets: 2-22-19

Gospel Music Happenings The Harvesters announced their long-time baritone and emcee Allen Hunter is retiring after singing 30 years with the group. Hunter’s final appearances will be on March 15

#NewsNuggets: 2-15-19

Bill and Gloria Gaither make major announcements, plus more in this week’s News Nuggets!

#NewsNuggets: 2-8-19

In the world of Southern Gospel this week, nothing major happened: no one got hired or fired or quit, no groups signed with a booking agency or label or management

#NewsNuggets: 2-1-19

Gospel Music Happenings The Anchormen announced the departure of lead singer Ronnie Bright. Anyone interested in auditioning for the position of lead singer should send a MP3 or WAV demo