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The Frierson Brothers – Breakthrough

The Frierson BrothersBreakthroughJ.E.F. Records (release date: November 23, 2020)www.friersonbrothers.com By Robert M. Marovich There are so many links to gospel music history on the Frierson Brothers’ Breakthrough that it would be hard for the album to not feel a little like a church revival. First, the album, produced by Derrick Lee and east coast gospel stalwart James Perry, was recorded live at Newark’s Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church under Pastor Elton T. Byrd. With his wife Louberta “Lady” Byrd, Pastor Byrd has ministered for years over records and radio. Second, Rev. Milton Biggham offered the use of his Mount Vernon Baptist ...

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JGM Music Hour: Episode 140

Episode 140 Playlist Do you know him – Fantastic Bibletones Rain down on me – Vetrea Slack Ruffin Saved – April Hall Not yet – Donnie McClurkin Leave it alone – Alvin Darling Yes God is real – Ray Holland & New Boyz of Triumph Stop by here – Elain Thomas Happy – Edward Busta Fields & Friends Okay – Rahdyah Renee Worthy – New Heart Band You deserve – Angela Moss Poole Everlasting Covenant – Don Rutherford We all one people – Whosoever South feat. KJ-52

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JGM Pick of the Week: November 11, 2019

“Leave It Alone” Alvin Darling From the Emtro Gospel CD Leave It Alone (release date: September 20, 2019) By Bob Marovich From singer, songwriter, pastor, and Stellar and Dove Award nominee Alvin Darling comes “Leave It Alone,” a quartet-flavored roof-raiser. The verses string together familiar church aphorisms while the chorus sums it up: “God can fix it better than you can.” An agreeable lead vocal with ample support from background vocalists and musicians evoke Darling’s zesty 2003 album, Waiting Right Here. His foundation in quartet and Pentecostal music is evident throughout the single, which is short and simple but effective.

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