About Bob Marovich

Bob Marovich is a gospel music historian, author, and radio host. Founder of Journal of Gospel Music blog (formally The Black Gospel Blog) and producer of the Gospel Memories Radio Show.

50 years ago, a South Side church choir’s hit single made them national stars

2023-06-02T19:51:02-05:00June 2nd, 2023|

My article on the Beautiful Zion Missionary Baptist Church, as featured in the Chicago Tribune on May 31, 2023. During a break at the Brunswick Studio in Chicago one day in 1972, engineer Bruce Swedien asked Willie Henderson if he knew of any good gospel groups. Music label founder Billy [...]

Jonathan Butler – Ubuntu

2023-05-19T21:59:32-05:00May 19th, 2023|

Jonathan Butler Ubuntu Mack Avenue Music Group / Artistry Music (release date: April 28, 2023) By Robert M. Marovich What makes Ubuntu outstanding is that it doesn’t just feature Jonathan Butler, smooth jazz artist, but Jonathan Butler, smooth jazz artist who has returned to his roots and applied his [...]

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