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Earl Bynum – This Song is for You

Earl Bynum This Song is For You Lrae Entertainment / Tyscot Records / HBK Media (release date: October 5, 2018) www.EarlBynumMusic.com By Bob Marovich Gospel music enthusiasts can be forgiven if they are so accustomed to hearing Minister Earl Bynum appearing with the Mount Unity Choir of Chesapeake, Virginia, that they forgot he is also a solo recording artist. This Song is For You is Bynum’s third solo album and first in nearly a decade. It showcases his meaty, muscular male voice, a sound that dominated gospel music until recent years, though the trend among males now seems to favor ...

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JGM Pick of the Week: January 25, 2016

“Call Him” Earl Bynum feat. Andra Cross Mann-Up Muzik (2015) www.earlbynummusic.com Minister Earl Bynum is known throughout the gospel music industry for his award-winning work with large choirs, but make no mistake: he is also a solo singer. His 2009 Open My Heart album garnered two Stellar Award nominations: Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year and Contemporary Choir of the Year. Bynum does some of his most soulful singing on “Call Him,” the debut single from his forthcoming solo album. During what might be described as a sacred slow jam, he encourages—nay, pleads with—the listener to call on Jesus because He answers prayer ...

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Earl Bynum & the Mount Unity Choir – Live

Bishop K.W. Brown Presents Earl Bynum & the Mount Unity Choir Live Habakkuk Music (2013) www.TheMountUnityChoir.com By Bob Marovich for The Black Gospel Blog   The Mount Unity Choir of Virginia’s Mount Lebanon, or “The Mount,” is an archetypal example of the modern church choir.  It combines the looseness and swagger of the gospel chorus with the austerity of an old landmark senior choir.  The ensemble demonstrates its ease in singing P&W, contemporary and traditional gospel, and high anthems on Live, its CD/DVD release. Directed by the talented singer-songwriter Earl Bynum, who writes several of the album’s songs and also leads a few, ...

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