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Malcolm Williams & Great Faith, Jonathan J. Wimbush, Todd Curry Among Top Honorees at 10th Rhythm of Gospel Awards

By Bob Marovich Chicago’s Malcolm Williams & Great Faith walked off with no less than four honors, including Contemporary Choir of the Year and the coveted Rhythm of Gospel CD of the Year, during the 10th annual Rhythm of Gospel Awards this past week. Held in “Yeah That Greenville,” South Carolina, from June 20 to 24, the Rhythm of Gospel Awards celebrated its tenth anniversary with music showcases, awards ceremonies, banquets, and pageants. Other top honorees at the ceremonies included the remarkable holy hip hop artist Jonathan J. Wimbush with three awards; Ms. C. Ashley Brown-Lawrence, who picked up Contemporary Song ...

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Gospel Memories: Remembering Emanuel AME in Charleston

The June 20, 2015 episode of Gospel Memories on WLUW Chicago includes a long set in memory of the victims and their families, and all the members of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.  Gospel music helps us mourn, helps us heal, helps us remember.  May this kind of tragedy never happen again. Click on the Gospel Memories icon at left to listen to the entire show (the “in memoriam” set begins around 19:25).  JGM’s Bob Marovich is host.

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New Year, New YOU, More Gospel Memories!

Tune to 88.7 WLUW Chicago this Sunday morning, January 4, from 3:00 to 7:30 a.m. Central Time… for the monthly live broadcast of “Gospel Memories” – the soundtrack to That Old Time Religion. Not in Chicago? No problem. Visit www.wluw.org, click the Listen Live button, and enjoy “Gospel Memories” from wherever you are! Highlights of the January 4 Broadcast: Benediction: “The Lord’s Prayer”: Historic 1925 recording of Prof. J. Wesley Jones and the Metropolitan Community Chorus, the classical music stars of pre-gospel black Chicago, featuring a recitation by the church’s founder, Rev. W.D. Cook. Gospel choir pioneer Magnolia Lewis Butts is ...

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