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#NewsNuggets: 6-14-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS Horizon Records signed the 3 Heath Brothers to an exclusive recording contract. Roger Talley is slated to produce their first recording for the label. The Inspirations announced

Universal Music Group: Decades of Masters Lost

Last year, I wrote an article detailing how record companies have a checkered past when it comes to properly archiving their master recordings. Among some of the revelations noted (thanks

#NewsNuggets: 6-7-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS The recently formed Broad Street Music Publishing announced the signing of their first songwriter, Haley Kemp. Kemp is a member of The Angela Lilly Trio. REMEMBERING Gospel

#NewsNuggets: 5-10-19

The Collingsworth Family goes to Washington, and other nuggets of news for your Friday reading pleasure!

#NewsNuggets: 5-3-19

GOSPEL MUSIC HAPPENINGS Daywind Records announced that Wilburn & Wilburn have reunited to record a new studio album produced by Ben Isaacs and Scott Godsey. A glance at their schedule

#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