Tag Archives: Esther Igbekele JP

JGM Music Hour: COVID-19 Edition, Part One

This JGM Music Hour is a special edition of recently released songs that either reference the virus or the challenges of our time. May it bring you encouragement and hope for better times ahead. COVID Playlist, Part One: No plague – AR Base Fear and Faith Can’t Live Together – Brent Jones Gonna Be Alright – Ernest J. Lee Heal the Land – Kimberly Williams Healer – Tiff Joy All Your Needs – Chip Bailey Walk Around (Victory) – Jonah A Prayer – Fortune Ebel Heal Our Land – Kassandra McGhee Better Days – Joe Daccache The Lord is My ...

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JGM Music Hour: Episode 143

Episode 143 Playlist Never forget – Atlanta Chapter of GMWA Mass Choir I don’t wanna go – Isaac Carree Come on down – Pastor Greg Harris Keeper of my heart – Avalon Keep holding on – Denita Gibbs Good God – Benita Jones Unbelief – Stephen King Hope in you – We Are Heirs Out of this – Jason Williams The Lord’s Prayer – Peg Luke Without condition – Ashy Akakpo Come away with me – Leo V. Yes I am – Michelle David & the Gospel Sessions Just one plague – Esther Igbekele JP

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“Just One Plague” – Esther Igbekele JP

“Just One Plague” Esther Igbekele JP By Bob Marovich To my knowledge, Nigerian gospel singer Esther Igbekele is the first music minister to release a song about COVID-19. Set to a buoyant West African rhythm, “Just One Plague” is a folk ballad that chronicles the impact Coronavirus has had on the world. Schools are closed. Businesses are closed. Sports are postponed. Economies are stalled. Governments are humbled. People need to stay a meter apart. Most astonishingly, she points out, the virus has also forced calm in the midst of international violence and political unrest. Ultimately, however, Igbekele commands the virus ...

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