#NewsNuggets: 1-14-22

by | Jan 14, 2022 | News


Gold City announced the immediate departure of lead singer Bruce Taliaferro. Taliaferro began his second stint with Gold City in 2020 after previously singing with the group from 2008 to 2010. Singers interested in auditioning for the open position should email their resume, photo, and an MP3 demonstrating their vocal ability to: [email protected]

The National Quartet Convention and Blue Gate Theater in Shipshewana, Indiana have partnered to create a new concert event in October 2022 called Shipshewana Amish Country Jubilee. The three-day event will kick off with an evening featuring Gaither Vocal Band alumni Mark Lowry, Guy Penrod, and David Phelps and conclude with an evening featuring Second-Half Quartet and associated groups.

Abraham Productions announced Roger Talley is resigning from the company’s Board of Directors after serving since 2004. At the same time, Abraham Productions announced the additions of David Sutton, Clayton Inman, Scotty Inman, and Eric Bennett (collectively billed as Triumphant Quartet) to the board.

Tim Lovelace launched a new podcast called Moment That Motivate which is available on most major podcasting platforms.


Singer, songwriter, speaker, author, and revival coordinator Kyla Rowland passed away on Wednesday, January 12. Rowland’s funeral service will be held tomorrow, January 15 in LaFollette, Tennessee.


January 14 – Gordon Mote – Your Song: A Piano Romance (digital)


The dates listed here are distribution dates when music will officially be available through retail and online outlets. Some titles may be available sooner direct from the artists.

January 21 – The Oak Ridge Boys – Rock Of Ages (DVD)
January 28 – Lee Black – Beloved: A Collection Of Modern Hymns (CD) (not final artwork)
January 28 – Orla Fallon – Abide With Me: Celtic Hymns And Songs Of Faith (CD/digital)
February 11 – Lynda Randle – Pilgrim Journey (CD/digital)
February 18 – Gaither Vocal Band – Let’s Just Praise The Lord (DVD/CD)

February 22 – Karen Peck & New River – Title TBD (CD)

February ?? – The Inspirations – Title TBD (CD)

March 18 – Ruth Slenczynska – My Life In Music (CD)
???? – Red Letter Edition – Inception (CD)
Early 2022 – William Lee Golden & The Goldens – Old Country Church Gospel (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.


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