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Various Artists – Quartet is in My DNA

Various Artists Quartet is in My DNA 4 Winds / Malaco Music Group (release date: September 10, 2021) www.malaco.com By Robert M. Marovich On Quartet is in My DNA, the brainchild of Roy Ladson of Roy and Revelation, Paul Porter hosts a passel of current-day gospel singers who dust off classic songs by Ladson’s favorite gospel artists for a down-home, spirit-filled quartet program. All but Porter and Joseph Wooden lead an A and B selection on this project. Nevertheless, Wooden gets to lead off, and he does so with aplomb on the Soul Stirrers’ “Resting Easy,” complete with dynamic repetitive ...

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Johnny Ruffin Jr. – I’m Gonna Praise the Lord

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 ...

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JGM Music Hour – Episode 152

Episode 152 Playlist Pick you back up – Michael David Harrison feat. Beverly Crawford Wait – Kevan Peabody Pull together – Roy & Revelation Residue – Jason Nelson Issues of my heart – Latisha Johnson Montgomery Keeper – De’Leon Carr feat. Duranice Pace We need you – Titus Showers Heal our land – Oscar Williams & Band of Life The ride – Bryan Andrew Wilson You are holy – Katy Crawford Remember me – Eleanor Dubinsky You kept me – Luther Barnes & Restoration Worship Center Choir Get ready – Darwin Hobbs Thank you Jesus – Chrysann Moore

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JGM Music Hour – Episode 105

Click on the image above to start Music Hour – Episode 105. Playlist: Will you be ready? – Roy and Revelation Got to have faith – Original Gospel Creators of Atlanta Show me the way – Lisa Barron & Joyful Sounds To be loved by God – Kimberly Palmer-Blackwell I will endure – Pastor David Wright & NY Fellowship Mass Choir You are God – Grace Covenant Worship Oh how we love you – Tiff Joy God has a blessing – ShaQuan Welch I can’t stop thinking ’bout Heaven – R.E.V. feat. Niccole Stephens Unchurched – Todd Dulaney It’s only ...

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JGM Pick of the Week: May 16, 2016

“Will You Be Ready” Roy & Revelation 4 Winds Records / Malaco (2016) www.malaco.com On their new single, “Will You Be Ready,” Stanley Roy Ladson and his group, aka Roy & Revelation, give Christian eschatology a 1960s party dance beat, making the strong medicine more palatable. Implicit in the Hopkins, South Carolina, gospel quartet’s expression about “my Jesus” is that they are beckoning others to follow from within salvation’s inner circle.  They are saved and want you to be, also. While the radio edit has all the ingredients to sell the song over the air-lanes, the eight-plus minute extended version provides listeners ...

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