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Funeral Details Announced for Cleotha Staples In Chicago

Chicago, IL – Funeral services have been confirmed for Cleotha ‘Cleedi’ Staples (a founding member of the pioneering folk-gospel group, The Staple Singers), who died of complications of Alzheimer’s disease, on the morning of February 21, 2013. “We will keep on,” Mavis Staples says of her sisters’ death. “Yvonne and …

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EMI Gospel Recording Artist Anita Wilson’s Debut Album, Worship Soul, Named Among New York Times’ Ben Ratiff’s Top 10 Albums of 2012

Anita Wilson - Worship Soul

  Nashville, TN — EMI Gospel recording artist Anita Wilson had a banner year in 2012, as she stepped onto center stage with the release of her debut album, Worship Soul, a powerful and moving 11-song anthology in which Wilson gives the listener a worship experience that extends beyond Sunday …

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Another Caravan Goes Home: Inez Andrews

Inez Andrews

Anthony Heilbut informed TBGB this afternoon that Inez Andrews, iconic singer for the Caravans, leader of the Andrewettes, and whose solo recording of Doris Akers’ “Lord, Don’t Move This Mountain” was a gospel and R&B hit, died this afternoon after a long illness. Musical Salute Thursday, December 27, 2012 – …

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Malaco Music Group Signs Kevin Vasser

Kevin Vasser

Jackson, MS (November 9, 2012) – Malaco Music Group is proud to announce its latest signing of Kevin Vasser, the Director of Worship and Arts at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago (Pastor Charles Jenkins,Pastor) to an exclusive recording agreement. Expect a full project (Untitled) from Kevin Vasser in 2013. …

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Jonathan McReynolds - Life Music

September 24, 2012 (Nashville, TN) – Rising singer, songwriter Jonathan McReynolds releases his debut album, LIFE MUSIC today, September 25th on Light Records/Tehillah Music Group. McReynolds heralded as Gospel’s breakthrough star presents a fresh and modern album that hits all the right notes. McReynolds, an innovative musician, songwriter and remarkable …

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