#NewsNuggets: 8-4-17

by | Aug 4, 2017 | News, Streaming Video

Recent Happenings

  • Common Bond Quartet announced the addition of tenor singer Chad Riley. The former Stamps, Mystery Men, and Steve Hess & Southern Salvation singer replaces Kevin Willis.
  • The National Quartet Convention announced today that fans can pre-order access to a live webcast of the 2017 event for $64.99. After a two-week delay, the footage will again be made available to view on-demand.
  • A recent performance of “Four Days Late” by Karen Peck & New River at Lazarus’ tomb in the Holy Land was added to their Facebook page on July 27. It has been viewed more than two million times in the eight day period.


  • Timothy Armour (pianist for Debra Perry and Jaidyn’s Call, and former CS&K vocalist) passed away on July 31. A memorial service was held yesterday, August 3, in Gainesville, Georgia.

Trivia Nugget

  • As a young boy, Hovie played piano for the Lister Brothers, a group that included his father, Herman Lister, and three of his uncles.

Releasing Today

  • August 4 – Gold City – Treasures Of Gold (CD)

  • August 4 – Greater Vision – Still (CD)

  • August 4 – Cana’s Voice – Live At Champion Forest (DVD)

  • August 4 – Third Day – Revival (CD/CD Deluxe Edition)

Upcoming Releases
Please let us know if any significant upcoming releases are missing from this list. Note, the dates listed here are distribution dates when music will officially be available through retail and/or large online outlets. Some titles may be available sooner direct from the artists.

  • August 11 – Alan Jackson – Precious Memories (Multi Disc CD reissue/DVD reissue)

  • August 18 – Mark Lowry – What’s Not To Love (CD)

  • August 18 – Various Artists – Singing News Top 10 2017 (CD)

  • August 25 – Goodman Revival – Still Happy (CD)

  • August 25 – Various Artists – 30 Favorite Bluegrass Instrumentals (CD)

  • August 25 – Gold City – The Daywind Years: A Collection Of Hits From 1997-2001

  • September 1 – Mark Trammell Quartet – Great Moments (CD)
  • September 8 – Cathedrals – Radio Days (CD reissue)

  • September 8 – Cathedrals – Alive! Deep In The Heart Of Texas (DVD reissue)

  • September 15 – Collingsworth Family – That Day Is Coming (DVD)

  • September 15 – Michael English – Love More (CD)
  • September 22 – Gaither Vocal Band – We Have This Moment (CD)

  • September 22 – Craig Duncan – A Thankful Heart (CD)

  • September 29 – Tim Lovelace – Living In A Coffee World (DVD/CD)

  • September 29 – A Question Of Faith (film featuring Jaci Velasquez and Amber Nelon Thompson)

  • September 29 – Kingdom Heirs – The Last Big Thing (CD)

  • September 29 – Jay Stone Singers – Come Thirsty (CD)

  • September 29 – Brian Free & Assurance – TBD – (CD)
  • October 20 – The Perrys – A Very Perry Christmas (CD)

  • October 20 – Doug Anderson – Back Porch Christmas (CD)

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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.


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