#NewsNuggets: 11-10-18

by | Nov 10, 2018 | News, Obituary

Gospel Music Happenings

  • The Bibletones announced the addition of lead singer Jamie May. May replaces Chris Bryant who joined the Kingsmen Quartet earlier this year.
  • 2nd Generation trio of Oak Grove, Arkansas announced the group is retiring.


  • Dave Rowland passed away on Thursday, November 1. Rowland sang with the Weatherfords, Senators, Goffs, and Stamps; he was also the front-man for country group Dave & Sugar which was initially formed to back Charlie Pride. Rowland also sang with the Four Guys.
  • Jimi Hall passed away on Wednesday, November 7. Hall played piano and/or sang with the All American Quartet, the Harmoneers, and the Homeland Harmony Quartet.

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 16 – Various Artists – The Best Hymn Songs Ever! (CD)

  • November 16 – Various Artists – Gonna Sing, Gonna Shout: Bluegrass Gospel from the Pen of Rick Lang (CD)

  • January 18 – Tiffany Coburn – Near To The Heart: Cherished Hymns And Songs Of Inspiration (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.


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