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JGM Pick of the Week:  May 9, 2022

“I’m Encouraged” Patrick Noble Allen presents Claude Deuce Embrace Your Texture Enterprises (release date: February 24, 2022)www.ClaudeDeuce.com By Robert M. Marovich Written last year by Claude Deuce, who is also the featured vocalist, “I’m Encouraged,” presented by music industry veteran Patrick Noble Allen, is a gospel power ballad about holding onto blind faith, no matter the size of the tribulation. Motivated, no doubt, by a combination of societal and personal tempests, “I’m Encouraged” contemporizes the axiom that trouble doesn’t last always: “Made it through that / make it through this / It won’t always be this way.” The song gets ...

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JGM Music Hour: Episode 97

          JGM Music Hour: Episode 97 (click on the image above to play): Playlist: Have you been shook – Sons of the Soul Revivers So good – Melvin Williams feat. Dottie Peoples You can’t give up – Paul Porter Good news – Pastor Waverly B. Bumbrey Sr. & Refuge Temple Cathedral Voices Worthy is the lamb – Eminence I tried him for myself – Ellen Hayes & Harmonee Rest in thee – Juzang Praise him – Akita Steen Smith It is done – Kim Burrell Scream – Ernest Billups & Tribe of Levi I believe God ...

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Gerald “Da Gospel Truth” Jones Presents The Independent Spirit, Vol. 1

Various Artists Gerald “Da Gospel Truth” Jones Presents The Independent Spirit, Volume 1 (release date: September 4, 2015) www.ispiritmusic.com By Bob Marovich Industry insiders will tell you that some of the best gospel music is not being heard on mainstream gospel radio. It’s being produced by independent, or indie, artists. That should not surprise anyone. It is the case with most music genres. It has been that way for decades. Artists typically do their finest work during their “hungry” or “salad” days. And every artist was once an independent. James Cleveland. Kirk Franklin. Mahalia Jackson. The Caravans. The father of ...

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