Perfection – “Totally”

2015-05-24T22:07:45-05:00May 24th, 2015|

Photo Credit: Facebook Perfection “Totally” Malaco Music Group (2015) www.malaco.com On “Totally,” the members of contemporary quartet Perfection ("Word of God Speak") declare that they are tired of fighting fate and henceforth give themselves over completely--hands, feet, and heart--to God’s will. "Less of me and more of you" is [...]

Boyz of Triumph – Praise His Name

2015-05-04T03:33:27-05:00May 4th, 2015|

Boyz of Triumph Praise His Name Sharp Records (2015) www.reverbnation.com/theboyzoftriumph By Bob Marovich The Boyz of Triumph from Sycamore, Alabama, is a seven-member gospel quartet that blends the close harmony tradition with the contemporary gospel style. The harmonies are front and center on Praise His Name, the quartet's nine-track disc [...]

Not By Bread Alone: Gospel Quartets and Food Sponsorships in the South

2015-05-01T19:39:07-05:00May 1st, 2015|

In a fascinating article for the Southern Foodways Alliance, Carrie Allen Tipton tells the story of how quartets used to sing products off the shelves and into American homes. Harmony to sell hominy? http://www.southernfoodways.org/your-weekly-pop-not-by-bread-alone/ Carrie Allen Tipton writes and lectures about classical music, American popular music, religion, and Southern culture.

Various Artists: An Evening with the Legends of Quartet Live

2015-04-12T01:38:25-05:00April 12th, 2015|

Various Artists An Evening with the Legends of Quartet Live Malaco/4 Winds www.malaco.com By Bob Marovich Malaco Records and its 4 Winds subsidiary are the main standard bearers for gospel quartet singing, a style that once dominated the gospel charts but has since fallen behind mass choirs and small choirs in radio [...]

The New Christianaires – “Remember Me” – Live in Concert

2015-02-04T02:59:40-06:00February 4th, 2015|

The New Christianaires “Remember Me” – Live in Concert Carter Classic Records (2014) www.thenewchristianaires.com By Bob Marovich “Put your sanctified hands together,” shouts the announcer who welcomes the New Christianaires to the stage for their live recording, “Remember Me” – Live in Concert. The audience complies. In fact, the audience claps [...]

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