Genesis of a Gospel Song: ‘Total Praise’

In his new series GENESIS OF A GOSPEL SONG, gospel editor BOB MAROVICH gets the inside story from RICHARD SMALLWOOD on how the latter wrote 'Total Praise,' one of the greatest contemporary gospel songs.
by David McGee
 

 
 

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.
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 – 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.
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
 

 
 

She’ll Take You There

Celebrate MAVIS STAPLES: Feb. 26 sees the release of her new album, Feb. 29 sees the HBO debut of a new documentary about her life and tiimes, MAVIS!, produced and directed by JESSICA EDWARDS.
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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

The latest and hottest in new gospel CDs: CASEY J, BRAD & REBEKAH, THE SHOWERS, THE GOSPEL ANGELS, TRACEY MCFADDEN, ROBERT E. PERSON
by David McGee
 

 
 

‘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.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

New gospel picks include a stellar retrospective, HALO: THE ONE-DERFUL COLLECTION, and new testimonies from CARL B. PHILLIPS, THE VOLUNTEER STATE MASS CHOIR, VIRTUE, LECRAE & JONATHAN NELSON.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

Picks include: J.B. SMITH, KAREN CLARK SHEARD, KIRK WHALUM (DVD), TASHA COBBS, FUNMILAYO NGOZI, LAURA KACZOR, DAMION MURRILL & SILOAM
by David McGee