Jonathan Greer was born and raised in Chicago, where as a child he ministered along his father; he later served as the church’s organist and choir director, eventually recording for the Nashboro label. Greer turned away from music as he accepted a pastorship in Nashville after which he took the position of pastor at the … Read more and listen Jesus, That’s My King
A classic Keith Pringle song from back in his heyday in 1981. This song has a little Caribbean/Reggae feel to it, probably influenced by the new reggae sound pioneered by Brent Dowe and Trevor McNaughton’s group The Melodians with their 1970 recording of “By The Rivers of Babylon” that was featured in the 1972 movie … Read more and listen Know It Won’t Be This Way Always
Another great acapella gem from none other than Take 6. These guys are untouchable; there harmonies and execution are amazing.
Savoy Records executive producer Reverend Milton Biggham teamed up with the Reverend Armond W. Brown, pastor of the Fellowship Baptist Church of Oak Cliff, Texas, to organize the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Mass Choir. On March 20, 1990, more than 200 members representing some 100 churches throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metropolitan area gathered for … Read more and listen Lift Him Up
From a unique recording of Rev. Timothy Wright (founder of The New York Fellowship Choir) singing with the fabulous Chicago Mass Choir comes today’s song, “Master, Can You Use Me?” Gospel director Reverend Timothy Wright has been involved with choirs on a regular basis for most of his life. Wright began playing piano … Read more and listen Master Can You Use Me
I couldn’t find much about this particular gospel group, but I learned something interesting. Some of you may recall the great song from 2001 titled “Praise Is What I Do” by Shekinah Glory Ministry with William Murphy on lead. I found out today that Shekinah Glory Ministry is not comprised of “recording artists,” but are … Read more and listen Step On Board
What a mighty duo; Myrna Summers and Rev. Timothy Wright. A wonderful old school classic from Myrna’s 1988 album, “We’re Going To Make It”.
Rev. James Cleveland & the Southern California Community Choir, featuring Rev. Cleveland & Jean Irvin. From the album, ‘Give It To Me’, released in 1976. Miss Albertina Walker also had a hit recording of this song in 1983.
One final Christmas post and then we are done for this year. All the way from London I present yo you the City of Truth Church Gospel Choir.
From an ABC Christmas special Jennifer did. Enjoy.