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
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — July 2014

New gospel releases from CHANEL, ANDREA MCCLURKIN MELLINI, CHRISTON GRAY, JAY BRATTEN, RICKY DILLARD & NEW G, TIM SPADY & INSPIRATION, PASTOR DAVID WRIGHT & THE NY FELLOWSHIP MASS CHOIR.

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — May 2014

‘…still traveling the gospel highway…’ JUST LOOK AT ME NOW Brooklyn All Stars Just Look At Me Now 4 Winds Records www.malaco.com Founded in the late 1950s, the Brooklyn All Stars are still traveling the gospel h...
 

‘When You Worship More, You Worry Less’

One of gospel's best selling artists,JAMES FORTUNE and his group FIYA have enjoyed a #1 run with their new double-CD album, LIVE THROUGH IT. Fortune's most popular songs focus on overcoming hardships, and he explains why in an ...

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – March 2014

Review of new gospel CDs: BLACK GOSPEL RARITIES VOL. 4, and long players from DONNIE MCCLURKIN, MACHEESTE, ANNETTE MURRILL-CROOMS, JOLIE ROCKE BROWN, ROY & REVELATION and ETHAN KENT
 

From the Archives, Rare and Timeless Classic Gospel

2013 was a good year for gospel music, for new and established artists alike, and especially for some gospel pioneers whose groundbreaking work is back in print on three essential reissues.

 

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.
 

TBGB Music Hour Special–Christmas Gospel Songs

At his Black Gospel Blog, BOB MAROVICH, Gospel Editor of Deep Roots, has launched his annual online Music Hour Christmas Special. One click and you're transported...

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks — October 2013

Reviews of new gospel releases by E. BARNES, JANICE BROWN, THE JONES FAMILY SINGERS, HOSTYLE GOSPEL, SKY JASPER, BRYAN POPIN and EARNEST PUGH.
 

‘It Is the Sho’ ‘Nuff Truth’

JUDY CHEEKS, daughter of gospel giant REV. JULIUS CHEEKS of the Sensational Nightingales, has emigrated from the secular world to gospel with a powerful debut album. An exclusive interview follows.

 

First Creation: One Loss but Many Gains

ONE LOSS, MANY GAINS: death claimed one of FIRST CREATION's key members earlier this year, but the group has been blessed in other ways.
 

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