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The Tommies Reunion (Live)

The Tommies Reunion Seven Legend Group / JMG Entertainment / Tyscot Records (release date: February 22, 2019) www.tyscot.com By Bob Marovich At their apex, Chicago’s Thompson Community Singers—known affectionately as the Tommies—were one of the most emulated gospel choirs in the country. Music ministers couldn’t wait for the next Tommies album to hit record stores so they could buy it and glean new gems to teach their own choirs. Having just surpassed the seventieth anniversary of their formation by the late Reverend Milton Brunson, the Tommies are back with their first new album in a decade. The Tommies Reunion choir ...

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RIP: Deacon Earl Thomas Palmer, Sr., Radio Announcer

From Pamela Palmer-Hickman, the eldest daughter of Deacon Earl Thomas Palmer Sr.: With great sadness, the family of the late Deacon Earl Thomas Palmer Sr., aka Mr. “Gospel is My Music,” announces his passing on Saturday July 16, 2016. Some of the people Deacon Palmer worked with while in Chicago were Billy Carson on WXFM, Dr. Charles G. Hayes, Rev. Milton Brunson, Pastor Maceo Woods, Jackie Morris on WYCA, and a host of others. Final arrangements have been entrusted to Stewart’s Rose Manor. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family in care of Pamela Palmer Hickman at: Stewart’s Rose ...

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