#NewsNuggets: 2-9-18

by | Feb 9, 2018 | News

Gospel Music Happenings

  • Comedian Tim Lovelace is now endorsing BlueChip brand guitar picks.
  • Absolutely Gospel announced Joseph Habedank and Amber Nelon Thompson have been selected to host their annual awards show. The event will happen on Tuesday April 10th at Nashville First Church of the Nazarene in Nashville, Tennessee.


  • Perrys bass singer Tracy Stuffle passed away on Sunday, February 4. A Celebration of Life service was held on Tuesday, February 6 in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

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.

  • February 23 – Guy Penrod – Blessed Assurance (CD)

  • February 23 – Various Artists – NQC Live Volume 17 (CD)

  • February 23 – Mark Bishop – A Different Light (CD)

  • February 23 – Glen Campbell – Amazing Grace: 14 Hymns and Gospel Favorites (CD)

  • March 2 – Casting Crowns – Glorious Day: Hymns Of Faith (CD)

  • March 2 – The Oak Ridge Boys – When I Sing For Him: The Complete Columbia Recordings & RCA Singles (CD)

  • March 16 – The Oak Ridge Boys – 17th Avenue Revival (CD)

  • March 23 – Various Artists – Fanny Crosby: Newly Discovered Hymns & Songs

  • March 23 – Craig Duncan & The Appalachian Music Orchestra – Smoky Mountain Fifties (CD)

  • March 30 – The Talleys – Finest Hour (CD)

  • April 20 – The Taylors – Faithful Again (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.

1 Comment

  1. QwertyJuan

    Had NO idea that Tracy had passed away. What a loss that must be for the Perry’s. I never realized a stroke could wreak so much havoc on someone’s body. Thoughts and prayers to the Perry’s. An amazing voice that will surely be missed.


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