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JGM Music Hour: Episode 102

Click on the image above to start program. Playlist: Think of His goodness – Dr. Karry D. Wesley Presents the Antioch Fellowship Church Voices of Praise Breakthrough – Bonita Burney Simmons Jesus – Rodriquez Linson & Ministry Call Him – Min. Earl Bynum feat. Andra Cross My all and all – Derrell Thomas Wait for you – Ragu Suguturaga Better than gold – Holly Ann By myself – Deon Kipping Upraised – Kassandra McGhee Bless up – Jor’Dan Armstrong Come 2 me – Spirit 2 Spirit Give it all – Jae Jerome

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“My All and All” – Derrell Thomas

“My All and All” Derrell Thomas Full Circle Records www.fullcirclerecords.us Commencing with a compelling piano intro that resonates with Elton John’s deftness for encircling a melody with bright and shiny musical jewels, Derrell Thomas’s “My All and All” offers a melody and chorus that combine to be one heck of an earworm. Lyrically, the single gushes with simple statements of praise to the Lord. The Lord is not just a friend, Thomas sings, but “the very air that I breathe…my everything.” There’s not much to it, but the song works largely because of that relentless earworm melody. Born in Florida, Derrell Thomas ...

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JGM Music Hour 94

Click on the image above to start program. Playlist (in order): He touched me – Dr. LouDella Evans Reid & the Traditional Gospel Choir Something about that name – Lorraine Stancil Empty me – Javon Inman Forever I will – Lonnie Hunter feat. Structure Lord you reign – Richard Smallwood with Vision Dance through the fire – Sada K Hey daddy – Derrell Thomas Find a way to love – Pastor Robert McCloud I’ll stand – Lady Voncile feat. Rev. R.L. Bush Back 2 life – Juzang Awaken me – Mike Lee Magnify thy name – E.L. Williams Praise the ...

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“Hey Daddy” – Derrell Thomas

“Hey Daddy” Derrell Thomas Full Circle Records (2015) www.fullcirclerecords.us Most likely because of the primacy of the family matriarch, but also because of gospel’s roots in Victorian-era hymnody, gospel music is brimming with songs about Mother. “Mother Bowed,” “Mother Prayed for Me,” “I Can See Everybody’s Mother,” “Mother Sang Those Songs,” and so on. Father is far less represented but no less important.  Evelyn Turrentine-Agee’s 2010 “My Daddy” is a Father’s Day favorite, but the radio airwaves this Father’s Day will undoubtedly also include spins of Derrell Thomas singing Lesley Brice and Qasim Coleman’s “Hey Daddy.” To a cool soul ...

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