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JGM Music Hour: Episode 108

          Click on the image above to begin the streaming Music Hour. Playlist: I’ll never stop praising the Lord – Northern Delaware Chapter of the GMWA Recording Choir God meant it for good – Denise Josiah Keep on praising – Jewell & Converted Right there for me – Crowns of Joy I give you praise – Chicago Mass Choir Press on – GEI Live (feat. Bishop J. Drew Sheard) God got my back – TaMyyaJ Where you are – Christopher Williams Have your way – Puchi Colon Faith can – Debbie Cochran Revive me – Ron ...

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Crowns of Joy – Back to the Basics

Crowns of Joy Back to the Basics (private press – 2015) www.cdbaby.com/cd/thecrownsofjoy By Bob Marovich The Pheba, Mississippi-based Crowns of Joy’s Back to the Basics album promises “old school—new flavor.” It delivers on its promise, largely through its “Trumpology” medley of drive-tempo hits of the past. The Rhythm of Gospel Award-nominated Crowns of Joy was organized in 1980 by the late Reverend Tom Bill Avant, a veteran quartetter who was organizing singers back in the late 1950s when he presented a neighborhood group called the Five Gospel Wonders. Tommy and Victor Avant, Bud Townsend, and primary lead singer Wayne Wooten ...

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