Tag Archive: Inspirations

Jan 19

Album Review: Pray for Me (Inspirations)

Did the year 2015 seem different to you, but you couldn’t put your finger on why?  I figured it out for you: best I can tell, it was the first calendar year in over two decades that the Inspirations did not release a new recording of exactly 10 songs.  Never fear…the boys from Bryson City …

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Oct 02

Now Featuring…Mike Holcomb

The announcement yesterday that Mike Holcomb and the Inspirations were parting ways after 42 years resonated strongly in the tightly-knit southern gospel community.  Holcomb is widely admired for his skill at the bass-singing craft, but also for his exemplary spiritual and personal example.  Singing for over forty years in a group one doesn’t own or …

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Apr 23

The Inspirations – It’s In The Savior’s Hands

Needed to hear this song today….hope it brightens your day too!

Jul 31

Free Inspirations Single Download

Crossroads is offering, for this week only, a free download of the Inspirations’ “So Simple, So Profound,” from their new album It’s in the Savior’s Hands.  As I noted in my review of the album, this is one of the strongest cuts, and also a unique song for the Inspirations.  Every southern gospel fan should take …

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Jun 26

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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Nov 18

Top 100: #39 God Makes No Mistakes (Inspirations)

Release Year: 2011 Album Rank for Group: #1 of 6 Here’s a blurb: The venerable Inspirations sound better than ever on their newest recording.  The classic Inspirations sound is still there, but is infused with an energetic breath of fresh, young air.  No matter what the critics may think, there is no doubt that the …

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Oct 13

Top 100: #60 Touring the City (Inspirations)

Release Year: 1973 Album Rank for Group: #2 of 6 Here’s a blurb: Touring the City is my personal favorite of the classic Canaan years of the Inspirations.  The title track became one of their signature songs.  The quartet sounds as smooth as ever on a great selection of old-fashioned convention songs.  If you love …

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