Gospel News & Notes – October 2012

Tim Dillinger's new album; The Rance Allen Group's 40th anniversary retrospective is released; Al Dent of the Supreme Angels crosses over.
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
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — January 2014

Catching up with some key new releases from late 2013 by TWINKIE CLARK, THE BROOKLYN ALL STARS, THE TEMPLE OF DELIVERANCE WOMEN'S CHOIR and others.
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
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — September 2013

Reviews of new gospel CDs by Judy Cheeks, Kay Morris, Vicky Yohe, Noe Feliz, Deitrick Haddon, C3 and Denita Gibbs.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Of The Word, Dark Secrets and Inconvenient Truths

A review of gospel authority ANTHONY HEILBUT's new book of incisive, informed essays, The Fan Who Knew Too Much, which includes a lengthy examination of the gay subculture within the gospel world. Also: an interview with Mr. He...
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

Australia's legendary gospel singer JUDY JACQUES is the subject of a long-overdue retrospective, as is the towering American gospel artist EDNA GALLMON COOKE. Plus other new releases.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

New picks include: HEAL: SONGS OF HOPE FOR OUR NATION, a reissue of DEE DEE SHARP's SONGS OF FAITH, and outstanding new releases by VaShawn Mitchell, Anthony Faulkner, Monae Miller, et al.
by David McGee
 

 

 

VaShawn Mitchell Knows What He Was ‘Created 4’

One of gospel’s “triple threats,” VaShawn Mitchell could barely contain his excitement during a phone interview about his new album, Created 4 This, his fourth long player. Mitchell developed Created 4 This as...
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
 

 

 

Prayer Garden of Memphis Expands Artist Roster

The Prayer Garden of Memphis is presenting A Day of Prayer, Praise and Healing Explosion on Saturday, November 9 with a star-studded gospel artist lineup on hand.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — August 2013

Gospel CD reviews: ROBERT RANDOLPH AND THE FAMILY BAND, LISA PAGE BROOKS, WIN THOMPKINS & THE STOMPERS, SERVANTS OF PRAISE, TY TIBBETT, THE WARDLAW BROTHERS and KERSTEN STEVENS
by David McGee