Tag Archives: Friends

JGM Music Hour – Episode 154

Episode 154 Playlist He’s working on me – The McDuffies feat. Bishop Darrell McFadden I’m Black and I matter – Evangelist Lemmie Battles I’ve got the victory – Na’kaja Reed My help – Angela Moss Poole feat. Micah Stampley Nothin’ but the spirit – Lisa Bellamy Be alright – Friends (aka Anointed Friends) He’ll be there – RiZen He’s way ahead of you – Denita Gibbs Into this place – Bradie Frank & Ordinary People Come (broken, scarred) – Mary Ozaraga Are you ready – Debbie Cochran Diamond – Emilia Walasik Beside still waters – Derrick “Doc” Pearson feat. Brian ...

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JGM Pick of the Week: May 3, 2021

“Be Alright” Friends aka Anointed Friends Thompson Records (release date: March 15, 2021) By Robert M. Marovich In “Be Alright,” the female quartet Friends (aka Anointed Friends) deliver a simple song of reassurance and encouragement to a driving countrified beat. The ladies pepper their lyrics with familiar church aphorisms (e.g., “He may not come when you want him but He’ll be on time”) and tag on an old-fashioned vamp designed to rouse anyone not already out of their seats. It all sounds straight out of the South, but the quartet actually hails from the New York City metropolitan area. Organized ...

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