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Quick Hits 5

In this Gaither-ized edition of Quick Hits, we’ll examine three albums recently released by artists who have long been a part of the Homecoming roster.  Enjoy!   A Tribute to the Songs of Bill and Gloria Gaither (Booth Brothers) Gaither songs, with their often-intricate melodies, fit the Booth Brothers like a glove, and this release …

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Album Review: Through the Night (Perrys)

One of gospel music’s greatest mixed groups has produced another first-rate collection of new material.  Through the Night is typical Perrys fare in a lot of ways, and serves to further cement the current lineup of Libbi and Tracy Stuffle, Joseph Habedank, and Bryan Walker as one of the genre’s most dynamic. While Bryan Walker …

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Album Review: Our Anthem (Tribute Quartet)

Tribute Quartet is one of an increasing number of talented groups on the cusp of breaking through to that first tier of southern gospel artists, and the widened scope of influence that goes along with it.  With their latest release, Our Anthem, they may have done just that.  Steve Hurst is credited as vocal coach in …

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Quick Hits 4

Right Now (Old Paths) Right Now is the debut recording on Crossroads for the Old Paths, one of the most exciting up-and-coming quartets in gospel music.  This is definitely my kind of quartet recording, with a heavy dose of five hard-driving uptempo numbers.  With three beautiful ballads and two very good mid-tempo songs, the pacing …

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Quick Hits 3

It’s time for another edition of Quick Hits, where I cover CDs that have come to my attention recently, but for which I haven’t had time to write a full review. This is the 2012 bluegrass edition of Quick Hits!  Enjoy, and don’t be afraid to give your thoughts on these recordings if you have …

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Joint Review: Canton Junction

After rave reviews of “At the Cross” performed by Matthew Hagee, Aaron Crabb and Michael Sykes, the guys knew they needed to make something of this “instant blend.” News came that Tim Duncan was available. Initially, the men performed for what they thought would be a one time event. But when the four of them …

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Album Review: It’s in the Savior’s Hands (Inspirations)

Once a model of stability, the Inspirations have had a relative flurry of personnel changes in the last few years.  So much so, that the release of It’s in the Savior’s Hands marks the first time the legendary quartet has recorded consecutive studio albums with the same vocal lineup since the longstanding Archie Watkins/Matt Dibler/Melton Campbell/Mike Holcomb …

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