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JGM Music Hour: Episode 162

Episode 162 Playlist God’s got his eyes on you – Dedicated Men of Zion Walk in the spirit – Ellen Hayes Jesus – Yael Hilton I see a king – The Wood Drake Sessions ft. Liz Vice Like this – Jamaal Miller Cry for your soul – Angelo & Veronica I do, don’t you – Kergyma Community Choir It was you – Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson Peace be still – Kelontae Gavin The glory – Mama Tee ft. Awipi and Rume You’ve been good to me – Zacardi Cortez Someday we’ll meet – Bill Moss & BME State Choir ft. Carolyn ...

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JGM Pick of the Week:  February 14, 2022

“I See a King” The Wood Drake Sessions feat. Liz Vice Independent (release date: January 21, 2022) www.thewooddrakesessions.com By Robert M. Marovich As Christian group The Wood Drake Sessions, Paul Ranheim and Kirk Sauers keep pumping out fine singles. The duo’s latest, “I See a King,” featuring lead vocalist Liz Vice, may be their best release to date. To a retro-soul foundation buoyed by a chirping organ, Vice and the ensemble reveal the true nature of Jesus, not the one morally disfigured by the far-right. The Jesus of this song is the one we know, the one who welcomes refugees, ...

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JGM Music Hour: The Ten Best Songs of 2015…

          …according to the Journal of Gospel Music. Click on the image above to listen to an uninterrupted mixtape of the ten songs. Playlist: Oh! – Jonathan McReynolds (eOne Music/Tehillah Music Group) Only Jesus – Alexis Spight (eOne Music/Uncle G Records) He Delivered Me – Pastor Marlon Lock (self-released) Grace – Yael Hilton (self-released) Something About That Name – Lorraine Stancil (Anointed Sounds Records) He Touched Me – Dr. LouDella Evans-Reid and the Traditional Gospel Choir (self-released) All I Need is You – AsOne (360 MusicWorx) Pieces – Rachael Mann (C2 Records/Oak Tree Productions) Abide – ...

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Journal of Gospel Music’s Best of 2015

By Bob Marovich As is our custom for this time of year, the Journal of Gospel Music presents its “best of” lists in the category of CDs, songs, and historical releases. The recordings were not chosen as “best of” based on sales, chart status, promotion, voting, fan popularity, number of likes or retweets, committee decisions, throwing darts, reading tea leaves, arm twisting, or anything other than 1) JGM was serviced with the music for review and 2) JGM believes they best represented gospel music in 2015 in terms of overall music quality. Artists whose music does not appear here: please don’t despair.  These lists were ...

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JGM Music Hour – Episode 90

Click on the image above to hear the latest episode of the Music Hour, where you can hear the music you read about on the Journal of Gospel Music. Since Music Hour host Bob Marovich is still struggling with lingering laryngitis, this episode is all music, no talk. Consider it JGM’s first mixtape! Track Listing (in order of appearance): He steps in – Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Mass Choir Take your burdens – Juan Santiago & Uninhibited Praise Pure religion – Liz Vice Jesus is real – Volunteer State Mass Choir Trust me – New Christianaires The Lord is on ...

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Liz Vice – There’s a Light

Liz Vice There’s A Light Deeper Well Records (2014) http://deeper-well.com/artists/liz-vice/ By Bob Marovich Liz Vice may not sound like your average gospel singer, but then again, she’s not your average gospel singer. On her CD, There’s a Light, the Portland, Oregon-based singer delivers personal inspirational messages to God and to the listener with the raw intensity of Mavis Staples and the soulful confidence of Norah Jones. The album’s ten songs are fresh and inviting, the lyrics poetic, the small band tight and suited to Vice’s voice like bacon to eggs, and the trimmed-down arrangements are like long lost tapes straight ...

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