#NewsNuggets: 3-12-21

#NewsNuggets: 3-12-21

NEWS OF THE WEEK

The Kingdom Heirs announced they have hired Jacob Ellison, a 24-year-old Lee University student and former Voices Of Lee member who will complete his degree in May. Ellison replaces tenor singer Jerry Martin.

Sheila Heil announced Rodney Baucom will succeed her husband Paul as host of The Gospel Greats. Paul Heil founded and hosted the popular syndicated radio program carried by more than 100 Southern Gospel stations for 41 years until his death in late December 2020. Baucom brings 30 years of experience in Christian radio to the program as a disc jockey, founder of the Joy-FM network, and host of the Singing News Top 20 Weekly Countdown.

11th Hour announced the departure of seven-year veteran alto singer Jaquita Lindsey. Garrett Saunders, husband of group owner Amber Eppinette Saunders, will fill in until a replacement is named. Anyone who is interested in auditioning for the position should send an email with their resume, bio, and a song demo to: [email protected]


RELEASED TODAY

March 12 – The Nelons – Peace At Last (vinyl)

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.

March 19 – Harry Connick, Jr. – Alone With My Faith (CD/digital)
March 19 – Mark Lowry – The Early Years (4-disc CD compilation of previously released albums: Mark Lowry, Trust Me & See, He’s Alive, and Resurrection Song/also releasing digital)
March 19 – Mark Lowry – Live From Akron, OH (CD/digital/previously unreleased 1984 live album)
March 19 – Gaither Vocal Band – That’s Gospel, Brother (CD/digital/DVD)
March 19 – Sam Levine -Smooth Inspiration (CD/digital)
March 26 – Carrie Underwood – My Savior (CD/digital)
April 2 – The Inspirations – What A Wonderful Time Live (CD)
April 9 – The Erwins – This Is Love (CD/digital)
April 30 – Carrie Underwood – My Savior (vinyl)
April 30 – Tiffany Coburn – You Are More (CD/digital)

April 30 – Joseph Habedank – title TBA

May 14 – Various Artists – Best Gospel Songs Ever


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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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  1. Reply March 15, 18:59 #1 Daniel h

    The new Leslie Jordan cover of Farther Along has about line in the first few seconds that should make a southern gospel fan’s day.

    • Reply March 17, 00:34 Hinkdaddy

      That’s the best thing I’ve heard all day! Wish they would do a gospel project someday…


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