Category Archive: News

Jun 29

Steve French Passes Away

Today is a tough day.  It’s tough because the news broke that one of the greatest influences in my music ministry is gone.  The news of Steve’s passing broke yesterday (June 28, 2016), and I’m just in shock. I first heard of Steve and the Kingdom Heirs back in 1995 and it was the music of …

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Feb 13

Remembering Mosie Lister

Gospel music lost another giant yesterday with the passing of Mosie Lister, author of many classic songs that rank among the greatest in the history of the genre.  At age 93, he was one of the last remaining, or maybe even the last remaining of the songwriters of the classic era of gospel music, pre-Gaither. …

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Jan 12

The Best of Lari Goss

The gospel music community was shaken on Saturday by the passing of legendary performer, musician, producer, and visionary Lari Goss.  Goss’s contributions to gospel music go back to the 1960s, when he and his brothers were making some of the most innovative music in the genre.  I am sorry that I haven’t yet become familiar …

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Oct 16

Norman Wilson (Primitive Quartet) passes away

It’s been a sad day for me since learning about the passing of one of my friends and heroes in Gospel music.  Norman Wilson, the original and only tenor for the Primitive Quartet, went home to Heaven yesterday while on a hunting trip. I became acquainted with Norman in the 1980’s, but it wasn’t until …

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Oct 10

Whisnants and Mark Trammell Quartet to Release Joint Christmas Recording

Two of the best loved groups in southern gospel have joined forces to bring a little extra cheer to the Christmas season.  The Whisnants and the Mark Trammell Quartet will release Home for Christmas, a twelve-song collection, on November 3rd, complete with an online release celebration.  Here is the press release from United Independent Artists: Whisnants …

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Jan 20

Your Walk Talks Blog Tour – Stop #2

Southern Gospel Critique is honored to host the second stop on the Mark Trammell Quartet’s Your Walk Talks Blog Tour!  The Mark Trammell Quartet is one of my personal favorite groups on the road today.  They consistently apply their top-notch vocal ability to great songs with a traditional quartet style, which is on display throughout their brand-new …

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Jan 22

Prayers requested for Tracy Stuffle of The Perrys (Updated 10:30 AM 1/23/13)

In a shocking post from Ms. Libby about 5 hours ago, we learned that Tracy Stuffle had a stroke which resulted in a car accident: Update on my precious Sweet Tracy. He has had a stroke. It’s not from a clot but from bleeding. He has no movement on the right side. His speech you …

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