Posts From James Hales

The Hinsons – On the Road (1978)

One of the most exciting live albums ever made is the Hinsons 1978 live recording, “On the Road”. Check out what James Hales has to say about it!

The Hinsons – The Group That God Built (1977)

Check out James’ latest review on the Hinsons 1977 album, “The Group that God Built (and the songs they sing).

The Hinsons – High Voltage (1976)

Check out James’ review of another exciting album by the Hinsons, “High Voltage”.

The Hinsons – From Out of the West They Came…Live & On Stage (1976)

Check out James’ latest review of one of the most exciting live albums of all time…the Hinsons, Live & On Stage!

The Hinsons – Harvest of Hits (1975)

Riding on the heels of their tremendously successful “Touch of Hinson, Glimpse of Glory” album, the Hinsons follow it up with a more laid-back album, and further solidifying their rich, country gospel sound!

The Hinsons – Touch of Hinson, Glimpse of Glory (1974)

This week, James reviews one of the Hinsons’ most popular albums, “Touch of Hinson, Glimpse of Glory”, which features several of the early hits and concert favorites.

The Hinsons – We Promise You Gospel! (1973)

As the Hinsons prepare for the an exciting next few years, this album really sets into motion the sound that is distinctively “Hinson”.

The Hinsons – He Pilots My Ship (1972)

In this latest article, James reviews the Hinsons 2nd national recording, “He Pilots My Ship” and talks about how their sound is continuing to grow as they are becoming a force within gospel music.

The Hinsons – …Sing About the Lighthouse (1971)

This week starts a new series of record reviews as James Hales tackles the albums by the Hinsons. First on the list is their iconic first major album which features their hit song, “The Lighthouse”! Check it out…

The Happy Goodman Family – The Reunion (1990)

As we wrap up this series on the Happy Goodmans, James walks us through this final album by Howard, Sam, Rusty and Vestal.

The Happy Goodman Family – Chosen (1982)

Dropping the “Happy” moniker, the group shortened their name to just the Goodmans for this last album before the group disbanded later in 1983. Check out what this album was all about!

The Happy Goodman Family – Goodman Greats (1982)

Here is a unique album from early 1982 featuring the original music tracks of these Goodman hits, with updated vocals by the (then) current Goodmans.