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Bill Griffin: The Influence and Reach of a Gospel Music Promoter

    In Memory of Bill Griffin May 5, 1938 -September 13, 2015 Bill Griffin was a well-known and much loved promoter of Southern Gospel Music in Western Canada. Respected…

The Tennessee River Boys

“Making recordings and performing on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry was special, but our number one priority in each of our lives, is to uplift the name of…

Gospel Artists’ Memories: Calvin Newton, Henry Slaughter, Bill Nelson

  As I watch and listen to artists perform, I have often wondered about the stories and the memories they must have tucked away. We won’t know until Heaven the…

ARTISTS’ MEMORIES Part 1: Neil Enloe of The Couriers

As a Southern Gospel music enthusiast, there have been many artists I have enjoyed listening to, and several artists I have enjoyed talking with, in the industry. In the last…

Mike Moran of The Torchmen: Choosing to be a Cheerleader

    I sat in the audience at Praisefest, Niagara Falls 2015, listening to Canada’s own Torchmen perform. My eyes locked on Mike Moran. I have seen and heard this…

No Flash or Foolishness – Just Squire Parsons

Two or three years back, my wife Judy and I went on a Gospel cruise to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary.   The cruise was to the Bahamas.   It was great!…

Chris Allman: Leaving a Testimony

“Being a singer is a natural gift. It means I’m using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I’m happy with that.” –Aretha Franklin…

Calvin Newton

One of the great opportunities I have as I write these articles is the privilege to pay tribute to some of the long time Gospel artists. Recently, I had the…

TERRY BLACKWOOD: Legendary Name, Legendary Voice

The Blackwood name is probably one of the most recognizable in Gospel Music. Names like James Blackwood, Roy Blackwood, R.W. Blackwood, Cecil Blackwood, Billy Blackwood and more, are all part…

A Look at a Legend: Roy Tremble

If I were to say the name Roy Tremble, just about everyone associated with Southern Gospel Music would think of the Cathedral Quartet. Roy joined the Cathedral Quartet in 1971…