‘Human Hands Getting Real Close to the Word of God’

An interview with Michele Clark Jenkins, co-editor of the Sisters In Faith Holy Bible, a new resource for African American women, 'a sister-to-sister guide through the Word of God,' as Ms. Jenkins says.

Gospel News & Notes – January 2013

Inez Andrews, the iconic songbird contralto for the Caravans from 1957 to 1962, whose solo recording of 'Lord, Don't Move My Mountain' was a major gospel and R&B hit, died on December 19, 2012. An appreciation of the gospel gre...


Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – January 2013

Bob Marovich's Gospel Picks this month includes new albums by Pastor Mitty Collier, The Rance Allen Group, Manifest, Trey McLaughlin and the Sounds of Zamar and Pastor Van D. Robertson.

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – December 2012

Gospel editor BOB MAROVICH's latest new album picks include the latest releases from JAMES FORTUNE & FIYA, ISRAEL & NEW BREED, ISRAEL T. MARTIN & GOD'S ULTIMATE PRAISE, JAMES HALL & WORSHIP & PRAISE, RENEE SPEARMAN and MODERN D...


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...

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – November 2012

New gospel album reviews: Karen Washington, Le'Andria Johnson, Adrian Murray, Jonathan McReynolds, Darius Paulk, Shanon Harris.


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...

‘I’m a Servant at Heart’: Anthony Brown’s Gospel Music Journey

ANTHONY BROWN & GROUP THERAPY have released their debut CD and the gospel world is taking note. Bob Marovich interviews Brown in a Deep Roots exclusive.


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.

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – October 2012

Five choice new albums by Bryan Wilson, Shekinah Glory Ministry, The Gay Family (an invaluable retrospective of rare but potent gospel tracks from a pioneering group), Darryl Henry and the formidable vocalist Troy Sneed. Picks ...


Gospel News & Notes – September 2012

Remembering recently departed gospel notables Willa Ward-Royster of the Ward Singers, Gladys Beamon Gregory and Andre Lester Mobley; plus Trin-I-Tee 5:7 and Music World have parted ways.

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – September 2012

Reviews of 10 worthy new gospel releases including albums by Yvonne Marie, J Moss, Chrystal Rucker, KJ Scriven, NU DNA, Terrell Taylor, Jennifer Mekel and Friends, Wincey, CD Porter, and Pastor Marvin L. Winans.