On the Gospel Highway’s Alternate Route

Between 1967 and 1977 Memphis-based DESIGNER RECORDS was focused on giving gospel artists a place to record their work for posterity, for $469.50.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Brian Martin & Worship 4 Life: One Love, One Cause

A new live album is stirring things up for native Trinidadian BRIAN MARTIN and his contemporary praise gospel ensemble: an interview
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — June 2013

BOB MAROVICH'S GOSPEL PICKS include THE BROOKLYN TABERNACLE CHOIR, APOSTLE NORBERT SIMMONS & THE GOSPELAIRES, ALVIN DARLING, EARL BYNUM and THE FLINT CAVALIERS. Plus a DVD, SPARE THE ROD, SPOIL THE CHILD.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Roberta Martin, In Depth

At long last comes a biography of modern gospel music pioneer ROBERTA MARTIN. Her #1 living fan, Ronald L. Greer documents the full, inspiring story in ONLY A LOOK. Review by BOB MAROVICH.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Gospel News & Notes – December 2012

Bounce TV is presenting 'A forever JONES Holiday' special on Dec. 18; TIM BOWMAN JR. has released his new twist on a Yuletide standard; ROSCOE ROBINSON has assembled a new lineup of BIRMINGHAM BLIND BOYS; and THE BLACK GOSPEL B...
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks—September 2014

GLADYS KNIGHT returns to her gospel roots in WHERE MY HEART BELONGS and leads gospel editor BOB MAROVICH's top picks for September
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

A great crop of new gospel CDs to consider. Featuring THE FAIRFIELD FOUR, THE NEW CHRISTIANAIRES, THE SUPREME ANGELS, MISSISSIPPI MASS CHOIR, TAY CLEMONS and JOR'DAN ARMSTRONG.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

Our gospel editor's picks include another stellar outing from PAUL THORN, the return of JENNIFER SHAW and a sweet collection of gospel violin from DANIEL D.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Gospel News & Notes: Kickstarter Campaign Launched to Fund Jubilee Showcase Documentary

A Kickstarter campaign is underway to raise funds for a most worthy project: a documentary about the vital Chicago-based gospel music television show Jubilee Showcase, where anyone who was anyone in gospel made an appearance.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Wardlaw Brothers’ New Song Raises Money for Cancer Survivors and Families

Partnering with the NICK EASON FOUNDATION and the PRETTY IN PANK FOUNDATION, gospel's mighty WARDLAW BROTHERS have released a new single, WE WILL SURVIVE, to benefit cancer survivors and their families.
by David McGee
 

 

 

A History Lesson Wrapped in Gospel

Gospel editor BOB MAROVICH reviews the stage musical A PIECE OF MY SOUL (THE ANTHOLOGY OF GOSPEL), 'a history lesson wrapped in spiritual and gospel songs'
by David McGee
 

 
 

In the Now with Javen

'The songs speak to the incredibleness of God in your life.' So says gospel singer-songwriter and worship leader JAVEN in discussing his new album, WORSHIP IN THE NOW.
by David McGee