Labor in Vain

This is real deal traditional gospel.  The soloist/lead singer is Reverend Jesse G. Bell, Vanessa’s father who is pastor of the Greater Mt. Everett Church of God in Christ in Detroit Michigan. After more than four decades on the gospel music scene, the legendary Vanessa Bell Armstrong still has the energy and contemporary R&B style … Read more and listen Labor in Vain

Better Days Ahead

My New Year’s wish to all of you…for “Better Days Ahead”. Dorothy Norwood is one of the venerable women of gospel and was a member of The Caravans in the early ’60s, a legendary group of female singers who all became gospel superstars in their own right in the years to come. The Caravans included … Read more and listen Better Days Ahead

Because Of Who You Are

Martha Munizzi is a praise and worship leader who has crossed cultural and denominational barriers with her soulful singing, much sought after songwriting (she has had her songs recorded by Beverly Crawford, Alvin Slaughter, Clint Brown and a host of others), with an ability to lead others into God’s presence. Munizzi grew up singing southern … Read more and listen Because Of Who You Are

You Can Call On The Lord Any Time

The ensemble was founded in 1988 by James C. Chambers, who was also the founder of the Ecclesiastes Community Choir. Their debut album was issued in 1991; that year they were named Best New Artist at the Gospel Music Excellence Awards. The following year they won the award for Song of the Year for “I … Read more and listen You Can Call On The Lord Any Time