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RIP Howard Carroll – the “Dean of Gospel Guitar”

2017-10-17T15:17:07-05:00October 17th, 2017|

Howard Carroll By Bob Marovich The Reverend Joe Williams informed JGM this morning that Mr. Howard Carroll, longtime singer and guitarist with the Dixie Hummingbirds, and long considered the dean of gospel guitar, passed away this morning in Philadelphia's Mount Airy community. He was 93. “He did things with the [...]

RIP William Bright, Member of the Sons of the Birds

2017-02-07T17:50:10-06:00February 7th, 2017|

The Reverend Joe Williams and Suzette Arnold passed along the sad news that William Bright, an original member of the Sons of the Birds quartet, went from labor to reward. Arnold noted that Bright was also with the Dixie Hummingbirds, singing with them as recently as last Saturday at a [...]

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