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PJ Morton: Gospel According to PJ

2020-09-14T03:12:56-05:00September 14th, 2020|

PJ Morton Gospel According to PJ Morton Inspiration / Tyscot (digital release date: August 14, 2020; physical release date: November 27, 2020) www.tyscot.com By Bob Marovich Much is being made about Gospel According to PJ being PJ Morton’s return to gospel. But like the Reverend C. L. Franklin said of [...]

Fisk Jubilee Singers – Celebrating Fisk! (The 150th Anniversary Album)

2020-08-17T01:58:50-05:00August 17th, 2020|

Fisk Jubilee Singers Celebrating Fisk! (The 150th Anniversary Album) Curb (release date: August 10, 2020) www.fiskjubileesingers.org By Bob Marovich On the eve of the sesquicentennial of its founding, the Fisk Jubilee Singers have released an album more musically and culturally diverse than any of its other recordings, going back more [...]

Myron Butler – My Tribute

2020-06-26T01:55:23-05:00June 26th, 2020|

Myron Butler My Tribute Fair Trade / Columbia / Red Alliance Media (release date: June 26, 2020) By Bob Marovich Together with several of today's top-flight gospel artists, singer-songwriter Myron Butler pays homage to one of his chief inspirations, Andrae’ Crouch, with a feature-filled album called My Tribute. All but [...]

Look to the Hills – Rev. Luther Barnes & the Restoration Worship Center Choir

2020-05-28T01:11:22-05:00May 28th, 2020|

Rev. Luther Barnes & the Restoration Worship Center Choir Look to the Hills Shanachie Entertainment / SRT Entertainment (release date: May 29, 2020) www.shanachie.com By Bob Marovich Listening to the title track and lead single of Reverend Luther Barnes’ latest album, I revisited a thought I’ve had for some time: [...]

Calvin Bridges – Gospel Church Generations

2020-04-19T02:53:42-05:00April 19th, 2020|

Calvin Bridges Gospel Church Generations PNEUMA / Spirit Recordings, Inc. (release date: October 8, 2019) By Bob Marovich Despite its unassuming packaging, Calvin Bridges’ Gospel Church Generations offers plenty of songs, old and new, for choir directors and worship leaders to teach their groups. Bridges, a singer, songwriter, director, and [...]

Reba Rambo – Lady

2020-01-08T17:44:26-06:00January 8th, 2020|

Reba Rambo Lady Provident Label Group / Sony Music (re-release date: December 13, 2019) By Bob Marovich Provident Label Group / Sony Music has just made a beloved recording by Christian singer Reba Rambo available once again, digitally remastered. By 1977, when she released her fifth solo recording, Lady, on [...]

Gloria Gaynor – Testimony

2019-12-16T00:01:01-06:00December 16th, 2019|

Gloria Gaynor Testimony Gaither Music Group (release date: June 7, 2019) www.gloriagaynor.com By Bob Marovich The release of Gloria Gaynor’s gospel album Testimony may have taken some by surprise, but if you know something about her life story, it makes sense. In fact, Gaynor's signature song, “I Will Survive,” followed [...]

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