#NewsNuggets: 8-3-18

by | Aug 3, 2018 | Announcements, News

Gospel Music Happenings

  • The Troy Burns Family has signed a booking agreement with Rivergate Talent Agency.
  • After experiencing some health issues, Kingsmen baritone Randy Crawford has resigned from the group. It was Crawford’s second stint with the group.
  • Singing News Radio expanded their Top 10 countdown show to a Top 20 show and announced Rodney Baucom will be taking over as host, replacing Jeff Steele.
  • New Ground’s Robbie Maxwell received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alabama Quartet Convention.
  • April Potter Agency has announced they are accepting bookings for “The Magic Of Christmas Tour” featuring Michael English and Gold City.

Releasing Today

  • August 3 – Gordon Mote – Love, Love, Love (CD)

  • August 3 – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound – Clear Skies Live! In Bossier City, LA (DVD)

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 10 – Joey+Rory – Hymns That Are Important To Us (Vinyl)

  • August 10 – Taranda Greene – The Healing (CD)

  • August 10 – Elvis Presley – Where No One Stands Alone (CD)

  • August 24 – Down East Boys – One Day In The Past (CD)

  • August 24 – Soul’d Out Quartet – Run To The Light (CD)

  • August 24 – Gaither Vocal Band – Special Anniversary Collection (CD)

  • August 24 – The Erwins – Watch & See (CD)

  • September 7 – The Collingsworth Family – Mercy & Love (CD)

  • September 7 – Various Artists – God Bless The Broken Road (CD “inspired by” motion picture)

  • September 7 – Various Artists – Singing News Top 10 2018 (CD)

  • September 21 – Joseph Habedank – Hymns With Friends (CD)

  • September 21 – Joey+Rory – The Singer And The Song: The Best Of Joey+Rory (CD/DVD)

  • September 28 – The Wisecarvers – Silhouette (CD)

  • September 28 – Steve Ladd – Come Up Clean (EP)

  • September 28 – Three Bridges – Our Story (CD)

  • October 5 – Gold City – Hope For The Journey (CD)
  • October 19 – The Guardians – Ready For Revival (CD)

  • October 19 – Various Artists – Joy: The Ultimate Christmas Collection (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.


  1. Andrew

    Not sure the reason, but Provident has pushed the Guardians’ new cd to October 19.

    • David Bruce Murray

      Thanks Andrew.

  2. Austin

    Provident and New Haven have Gold City’s new CD “Hope For the Journey” releasing on October 5th.

    • David Bruce Murray

      Thank you, Austin!


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