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
by David McGee
 

 
 

Church Music as Catalyst for Change

BISHOP WILLIAM MURPHY embraces the responsibility of social leadership through music ministry on WORSHIP & JUSTICE, recorded live in Atlanta.
by David McGee
 

 

 

‘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.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

An awesome lineup of new gospel reviews from BOB MAROVICH, ranging from retrospectives of giants THE PILGRIM TRAVELERS and MARION ANDERSON to impressive newcomers such as Australia's GURRUMUL.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Rev. Charles Brown Goes Home

Remembering REV. CHARLES BROWN, who sang with the VIOLINAIRES, and before that was promising soul singer CHARLIE 'COAL BLACK' BROWN.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks – February 2013

Gospel Picks include new albums by the CLARK BROTHERS, SHARON RILEY & FAITH CHORALE, CINTHIA CROMWELL & THE EVOLUTION BAND, DAN WILLIS, KURT CARR, TISA and SYNOPHIA TATE.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

Seven potent new gospel releases appraised by BOB MAROVICH, including WILLIAM MURPHY, CASEY J, PHILLIP CARTER, GOLDEN GATE QUARTET, THE TOMMIES, THE RECORD COLLECTIVE and JESSICA DALLA TORRE.
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 — 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...
by David McGee
 

 
 

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.
by David McGee
 

 

 

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...
by David McGee
 

 
 

Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

Another stellar crop of new gospel CDs: The superb anthology CHRISTIANS CATCH HELL, THE DYNAMIC ABRAHAM BROTHERS, JOR'DAN ARMSTRONG, HI-LITE JUNIORS, KASSANDRA MCGHEE, CONRAD MILLER.
by David McGee