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Doubtful Lake

NATURES TEMPLE: One of the great women of 20th Century American letters chronicles her extraordinary hike in 1918 from Doubtful Lake to the Cascade Mountains. From her book Tenting To-Night.
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
 

 

 

The Wonders of the Beggar’s Kingdom

With its 2012 album, The Wonders of the Beggar’s Kingdom, Lithuania's Sutaras went beyond cheery celebrations of its native land’s music and culture and addressed the reality of the outside world where most live in 'uncerta...
by David McGee
 

 
 

Under the Skin, Into the Heart

Nashville's McCrary Sisters--progeny of Fairfield Four founding member Rev. Samuel McCrary, have issued one of this year's most uplifting and stirring statements with their second album, ALL THE WAY. They'll take you there.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Union Avenue Communiqué

THE HOWLIN' BROTHERS went to Memphis's legendary SUN STUDIOS and cut an impressive six-song EP as a stopgap between their acclaimed debut album, released earlier this year, and their new CD, due in Feb. 2014.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Nature as The Ultimate Matchmaker

THE NORTH WIND WAS A WOMAN, comprised of three intriguing chamber works by DAVID BRUCE, features stirring mandolin work by AVI AVITAL. Review by ROBERT HUGILL.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Gospel News & Notes – February 2013

In Gospel News & Notes: Fundraising begins to complete a documentary about the BARRETT SISTERS; DEWAYNE WOODS is PETA's first faith-based spokesperson; the Tri-City Singers mark 20th anniversary with CD/DVD
by David McGee
 

 
 

And The Word Was Good

KIMBERLY KAYE BACHMAN'S new EP, OLD TIME GOSPEL 'is like listening to an early Sunday morning radio broadcast emanating from an AM station in her native Iowa,' says BOB MAROVICH
by David McGee
 

 

 

‘Tis the Season To Be Rhonda

With four original songs, RHONDA VINCENT keeps Christmas well on her new Yuletide CD, CHRISTMAS TIME, featuring a moving vocal-and-piano 'Christmas Medley'
by David McGee
 

 
 

Claire in Autumn

Although Claire Lynch’s exceptional Compass label debut, Dear Sister, was released at the end of May, at the height of Spring, it has the reflective, contemplative feel of an autumnal missive.
by David McGee