Episode 158 Playlist: Weeping may endure – Ruth Black & the Harmonettes Trouble in my way – Johnny Ruffin Jr. You fight on – James Pinckney Jr. & the Voices of Faith Jesus Christ is Lord – Carmella Green More than enough – Tiff Jones We win – Christina Bell Praise him – Mud Morganfield Thankful – Pastor James Cutts Making angels – Tracy Worth Tell me where – Darius Twyman & Destiny Pass me not – Elder Randall Ogans Sr. & Dorian Ogans There will be a light again – Kali JoyRead More »
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Johnny Ruffin Jr. I’m Gonna Praise the Lord JBP Music (release date: June 19, 2021) By Robert M. Marovich Like Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson, Johnny Ruffin Jr. of North Carolina celebrates old-school quartet singing. That’s the feeling you get from his independently-released album, I’m Gonna Praise the Lord. While most songs have contemporary arrangements, Ruffin sings like a veteran quartet lead singer. He is most effective on covers of gospel classics like the Dixie Hummingbirds’ “So Much to Shout About” and the Jackson Southernaires’ “I Need You to Hold My Hand.” Notwithstanding the unnecessary blasts of synth, Ruffin and Stanley “Li’l ...Read More »
“Never Leave You Alone” Supreme Angels (release date: 2020) By Bob Marovich The latest iteration of the Supreme Angels continues the quartet’s music ministry into its eighth decade. Its new single, “Never Leave You Alone,” features the Angels’ characteristic hard gospel lead singing, a message of hope and encouragement, and that devastating “rocking chair” rhythm. Written by Jontee Ruffin, “Never Leave You Alone” is produced by Johnny Ruffin Jr. Originally known as the Paramounts, the Supreme Angels was organized in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1958, the quartet became a national recording artist when it signed with Nashboro Records. Until 2007, when ...Read More »