#NewsNuggets: 11-3-17

by | Nov 3, 2017 | News

Gospel Happenings

  • Bass singer Will Lane announced he is forming the Port City Quartet along with baritone singer Terry Carter. Both Lane are Carter were members of the Anchormen until a few months ago. Other group members will be announced soon. Their first appearance will be December 30 at East Lumberton Church of God in Lumberton,
  • The Gaither Vocal Band sang the National Anthem before NASCAR’s First Data 500 in Martinsville, Virginia on Sunday. Click HERE to read ESPN’s announcement of their performance.

Prayer Requests

  • Please pray for Down East Boys bass singer Rick Walls who was admitted to a hospital in Monterey, California after experiencing severe abdominal pain. Walls was on tour with the group at the time.
  • Please pray for Naomi Sego Reader who was recently placed in hospice care.


  • Christ Church Choir founder and director, Landy Gardner, passed away last Saturday, October 28. Through his choral ministry, Landy helped launch the careers of many well-known gospel singers. A memorial service will be held tomorrow, November 4, at Christ Church in Nashville, Tennessee.

Releasing Today

  • November 3 – Zach Williams – Chain Breaker: Deluxe Edition (CD)

  • November 3 – Various Artists – Hope: Songs Of Encouragement & Inspiration (CD) (features Doug Anderson, TaRanda Greene, Janet Paschal, Jody McBrayer, The Browns, Lillie Knauls, The Taylors, Beyond The Ashes, and Ernie Haase & Signature Sound)

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.

  • November 10 – 11th Hour – Silence The Stones (CD)

  • November 10 – Jonathan Wilburn – Tell Me The Story (CD)

  • November 24 – The Nelons – The Americana Sessions (CD)

  • December 1 – Chonda Pierce – Enough (DVD)

  • January 23 – Dr. David Jeremiah – When Christ Appears (Hard Cover Book)

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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.

1 Comment

  1. Anthony

    I remember when Terry Carter left the Anchormen and formed Adoration.


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