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The Gospel Music Industry Mourns the Loss of Kenny Taylor, “Mr. Gospel”

Kenny Taylor

TBR — Washington, DC. (May 30, 2017) — The Gospel Music Industry is feeling a huge loss following the passing of Kenny Taylor “Mr. Gospel”.  Based out of Washington, D.C., Kenny was a man who loved God.  He was also the one person in the industry that you could count …

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Joe Ligon of the Mighty Clouds of Joy Passes Away

Joe Ligon of the Mighty Clouds of Joy Passes Away

(UPDATED 4:50 p.m. Central Time / Sunday, December 11, 2016) from The Journal Of Gospel Music Gospel quartet legend Willie Joe Ligon passed away today. JGM will provide the details on Mr. Ligon’s homegoing as they become available. Born September 11, 1942, in Troy, Alabama, Ligon migrated to Los Angeles …

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Homegoing Services Set for Daryl Coley on Saturday, April 2, 2016

Daryl Coley

The family of Gospel Legend Daryl Coley have released Homegoing details.    Homegoing services will take place on Saturday, April 2, 2016, at the City of Refuge Los Angeles where Bishop Noel Jones is the pastor. The City of Refuge will also live stream the service and will provide a link …

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Gospel Vocalist Rev. Daryl Coley Transitions At 60

Rev. Daryl Coley - The Man, The Ministry, The Music

One of the greatest male vocalists in gospel music, Daryl Coley has passed away. Confirmation of his passing arrived from his family that the singer died late last night, March 15, 2016. He was 60 years old. The gospel community has begun to mourn the man who brought the world …

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Rickey Grundy, Celebrated Gospel Choir Leader, Passes at 56 | #RickeyGrundy

Ricky Grundy - Make Way For Jesus

Mr. J. Matthew Cobb of HiFi Magazine informed the Journal of Gospel Music that Rickey Grundy, leader of the Rickey Grundy Chorale; a musician; and a composer and arranger of dozens of popular gospel songs, died in Los Angeles, California, today, July 27, at the age of 56. Grundy not only recorded …

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Vaughn Murphy Transitions Before Release of Powerful New Single “We Will Worship

GOSPEL MUSIC ARTIST VAUGHN MURPHY  TRANSITIONS BEFORE RELEASE OF  POWERFUL NEW SINGLE,  ‘WE WILL WORSHIP’ (DETROIT, MI) It is with deep sadness that PAJAM/PMG Gospel Records sends their condolences to family and friends of gospel artist Vaughn Murphy, who transitioned to be with the Lord.   Vaughn Murphy (DeVaughn Muphy) is …

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“Gospel Queen of Richmond” Maggie Ingram Dies

Maggie Ingram & The Ingramettes - Live In Richmond

  Gospel Music Fever reports that Maggie Ingram, the “Gospel Queen of Richmond” and leader of the Ingramettes family gospel group, has died. With the Six Trumpets, Ingram made an auspicious recording debut in 1961 singing the Christmas song, “Jesus Christ the Baby.”  It was a radio hit and propelled Ingram …

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Beloved Washington, D.C. Area Gospel Radio Announcer Gospel Sumner Dies At 69

Marsha Sumner

  Marsha D. Sumner, a native Washingtonian and celebrated local gospel radio announcer for two decades, died on Saturday, January 24th after a brief illness. She was 69.  Sumner, who was born on April 20, 1945, attended DC public schools and graduated from Theodore Roosevelt Senior High School, where she excelled in sports and received …

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Legendary Send-Off for Andrae’ Crouch Memorial Celebrations of Life! (PHOTOS & CAPTIONS)

Andrae Crouch

Legendary Send-Off for Andrae’ Crouch Memorial Celebrations Of Life! For Immediate ReleaseContact: Edna Sims, ESP Public Relations310.770.8117 ~ espublicrelations@gmail.com  Photo Credit: Valerie Goodloe, Cover Up Photos (January 21, 2015—LOS ANGELES, CA) – Gospel legend Andrae’ Crouch’s life was celebrated over two days.  Thousands from all over the world paid their respects on January 20 and 21st at …

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