#NewsNuggets: 7-8-22

by | Jul 8, 2022 | News


Dixie Echoes bass singer Jordan Wilson announced he is leaving the group. Wilson joined the group in 2018. Replacing Wilson at the bass position is Wilson’s predecessor, Mark Cates, who previously toured with the Dixies Echoes from 2016 to 2018.

Pinecastle Records announced the addition of Bluegrass Gospel group The King James Boys to its artist roster. The group’s new album for Pinecastle will be titled Walk On Faith and is scheduled for release later this year.

Concert promoter Bill Bailey announced he has been unable to reach an agreement with rights holders in recent months to continue offering livestreams of his concert events like next week’s Jackson Sings the Gospel. Bailey said he will continue negotiating with the hope he can offer livestreams again at some point in the future.

New Speer Family singer Ben Waites announced he will appear on an episode of America’s Got Talent this coming Tuesday, July 12. A “leaked” portion of his audition has already been released by AGT. Check it out below.


July 5 – Jimmy Lee Swaggart & Jerry Lee Lewis – Jimmy Lee & Jerry Lee: The Boys From Ferriday (streaming) (CD is in pre-order status)


Click HERE to listen to July 2022 releases on YouTube Music.

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.

July 15 – 3 Heath Brothers – Into The Deep (CD/streaming)

On the radar, date TBA – New Ball Brothers album

July 22 – The Fosters – Timeless (CD/streaming)

Date TBA – The King James Boys – Walk On Faith (CD/streaming)

August 5 – Ernie Haase & Signature Sound – Decades Of Love (CD/streaming)
August 19 – The Kramers – Sing Me There (CD/streaming)

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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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