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July 2015 SGNScoops Magazine

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on July 6, 2015 – 8:39 pm -

July 2015 SGNScoops Magazine

July 2015 SGNScoops Magazine

Grab your lemonade and find a good spot in the shade, it’s time for the July edition of SGNScoops Magazine! We are so happy that you have taken time to see what we are all about. Our cover story is all about Tribute Quartet, a group that has been winning awards and singing to audiences across the country for some time. We welcome them for the first time on the cover of SGNScoops, and we know you will enjoy the story written by Matt Baker. Other artists featured include the one and only Gold City Quartet, legendary male vocalist Ronnie Hinson, Squire Parson’s son Sam Parsons, and the Freedom singers who literally escaped to freedom from a land of bondage. Sarah Davison of HighRoad III also joins us.

There is a photo-montage by Craig Harris of a recent concert in Christ Church of Nashville with a few artists you will recognize.
Please take a moment to read the thoughts of David Staton, Lou Hildreth, Dusty Wells, Jeff Steele, Kelly Nelon Clark, Laurette Willis and Sherry Anne. Meet DJ Sean Vaughn, read our new CD reviewer, Randall Hamm, and discover what lies ‘Beyond the Sunset.’
All this, plus the SGN Scoops Top 100, the update on Creekside Gospel Music Convention and more!
We put all this together in one package that we hope entertains, encourages and enlightens you. May you read and be strengthened in your faith today! Please let me know if you have any questions or comments: lorraine@sgnscoops.com
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Amber Nelon Thompson Breaks Top 10 On Itunes

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on August 1, 2015 – 10:56 am -

Amber Nelon Thompson Wows With New Solo Project

Amber Nelon Thompson Wows With New Solo Project

Amber Nelon Thompson Breaks Top 10 On Itunes

From Amber Nelon Thompson On Facebook

ITS HERE!!!! Let’s take over social media k? Here’s what to do. If you downloaded the album from iTunes leave a review and rate it for us please. Then screen shot your download or the album and ‪#‎justsing‬ and ‪#‎ambernelonthompson‬ and post it to here!! We’ll make sure to share it. Ready , set , GO!!!!!

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Buy The Album Here

Let’s Help Amber Get To Number 1

Rob Patz Publisher SGNScoops Magazine


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The Goulds Release Long Awaited CD – Where Are The Voices

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on July 31, 2015 – 9:35 pm -

The Goulds Release Long Awaited CD - Where Are The Voices

The Goulds Release Long Awaited CD – Where Are The Voices

Joplin, Missouri – Quickly rising in Southern Gospel Music, family group, The Goulds have released their most exciting project yet. With songs written by some of the best writers ever, this CD is going to become a must have for every Gospel Music fan.

Being a young group they had some obstacles to overcome, but this CD proves that they have been up to the task and are now well on their way to the top of the field in Gospel Music.

One of the biggest hurdles was crossed when outstanding producer Jim Brady came on to take charge of this project. Jim has a way of bringing the best out in an artist and even taking them to levels they never dreamed they could go to. That’s exactly what happened on with this CD. You are going to hear matured voices, tighter harmonies, and progressive arrangements that are impressive.

Having some of the greatest songwriters in Gospel Music supplying the songs The Goulds have a new recording with ten strong songs on it. With writers like Rebecca Peck, Kenna West, Dianne Wilkinson, Rodney Griffin. Jim Brady, and others this CD can’t help but be a winner.

The enthusiastic Patriarch of the group, Tim Gould stated, “We are so excited with what God is doing with our family and the music He so graciously allows us to sing. To be able to work this closely with Jim Brady is an incredible opportunity. Not only is he a great singer and songwriter, but he is a genuine man with a heart of gold who believes in our family. His friendship and mentoring means the world to us. This project has so many well known songwriters that we still have to pinch ourselves to make sure we have really recorded such a project. We had dreamed of recording songs from some of the top songwriters in our genre but never thought God would bring it about this quickly. Our hope and prayer is that the songs on this project not only lead people to Jesus but that it also inspires, encourages and meets the listeners needs in a way that only God could do.” .

Producer Jim Brady commented, “I have a special place in my heart for family groups, because it was with my family that I sang my first notes. The Goulds are a special family who works extremely hard at what they do and I can’t help but appreciate how they minister with so much heart.” .

Song List (in order of appearance on CD)

Jesus Speaking Peace
He Promised Me
There Is A Fountain
Cool Water
The Tears Fall
The Other Miracles
Amen Like Thunder
Where Are The Voices
I Found A Ransom
Love Never Ends
The project is available at their table when you see The Goulds in concert or on their website at http://www.gouldsmusic.com

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Jeff & Sheri Easter On Good News Music Radio with Woody Wright

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on July 31, 2015 – 10:29 am -

Jeff & Sheri Easter  On This Week on Good News Music Radio

Jeff & Sheri Easter On This Week on Good News Music Radio

This week’s program on “Good News Music Radio with Woody Wright” features Part 2 of our interview with Jeff & Sheri Easter and music from The Ball Brothers, Gordon Mote, Goodman Revival, The Booth Brothers, Larry Gatlin, The Collingsworth Family, The Hoppers, The Oak Ridge Boys and MORE!

Tune-in to one of the stations listed on our site or listen online for an hour of great gospel music, inspiring ministry and fun with Woody Wright and D. Scott Kramer at:
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Amber Nelon Thompson Wows With New Solo Project

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on July 30, 2015 – 12:39 pm -

Amber Nelon Thompson Wows With New Solo Project

Amber Nelon Thompson Wows With New Solo Project

Hendersonville, TN (July 30th, 2015) – Amber Nelon Thompson is no stranger to music. As a third generation singer, Amber has followed in her mother, Kelly Nelon Clark, and grandfather, Rex Nelon’s shoes as a gifted communicator of the gospel. The Dove Award nominee has been a regular on the Gaither Homecoming stage and videos since childhood, and has recently stepped out as an incredibly talented soloist, while still traveling full-time with her family, The Nelons.

Amber Nelon Thompson’s new Daywind solo release, Just Sing, is no exception to the standard of excellence that is synonymous with the Nelon name. The full-length follow up to 2014’s EP, Without Your Love, Just Sing is chock-full of light-heartedly fun melodies, relevant lyrics and powerhouse ballads.  Produced by Jason Clark and with guest appearances by Bill Gaither, Michael English, The Nelons and Joseph Habedank, the project spans across generations and genres, leaving everyone who hears it with a smile.

“Amber has a special gift and it shines through on every song of Just Sing,” adds Scott Godsey, VP and A&R Director of Daywind Records. “It’s more than just great singing, this is an exceptional collection of songs that will encourage the listener. Amber has the ability to make a lyric come alive when she sings.  We are excited about the opportunities surrounding this project and what the future holds for Amber as an artist!”

Just Sing is available at Christian retail stores across the country and digitally at iTunes and other outlets. Bulk purchasing for gift and ministry purposes is available by calling 1.800.635.9581.


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Gerald Crabb Update Continue To Pray

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on July 30, 2015 – 10:26 am -

Update On Gerald Crabb

Update On Gerald Crabb

Ripley MS, July 30, 2015 (A&G Entertainment)  Gerald Crabb has come through triple bypass surgery this morning with everything looking well. As expected, he will have to spend some time in the intensive care unit before being moved into a regular hospital room. The family would like to express appreciation for the outpouring of love, encouragement and support and asks for continued prayers as Gerald recovers.

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A Church Hymnal Celebration

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on July 30, 2015 – 9:08 am -

A Church Hymnal Celebration

A Church Hymnal Celebration

This is going to be an exciting evening!!! We are assembling a mass choir made up of some of the area’s best Gospel Singing groups, as well as many great singers from several area Churches. We’ll also have ‘specials’ throughout the evening. Even a ‘surprise guest’, or two…. Some folks that are confirmed are Dr. Jerry Goff and Little Jan Buckner-Goff; Vonda Easley & Hopes Journey; Steve Dover of Clearvision; Mike, Susan & Mary of Exodus; Linda Foster; Melvin ‘Chief’ Klaudt; The Jonathans; Members of The Pace Family; The Todd Nelon Trio and Won By Faith Quartet. The choir is filling up fast, but if you’d like to be included on the roster, we’d love to hear from you this week…. We plan to reserve a few seats for those who might just ‘show up’, but if you plan to come, give me a shout… It’s gonna be fantastic!!! Kudos to the staff at New Georgia Baptist Church for hosting this wonderful night of fun, fellowship and good, ole Gospel Music!!!


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The Rick Webb Family is excited to be teaming with producers Dave Clark

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on July 29, 2015 – 10:21 pm -

The Rick Webb Family is excited to be teaming with producers Dave Clark

The Rick Webb Family is excited to be teaming with producers Dave Clark

Song Garden Music Group (Chesapeake, VA) recording artists,
The Rick Webb Family is excited to be teaming with producers Dave Clark and Jason Webb on their next major recording album.
Rick Webb states, “Our family is so honored to have the opportunity to work with these two gifted musical giants. Teaming with these men will enable us to produce the musical support we need as we minister the Gospel in song. We could not be more thrilled!” Both men have stellar careers, garnering numerous recognitions and awards for their outstanding musical abilities.
Dave Clark states, “From the first time I met the Rick Webb Family, we have been looking for a way to work together. Now is the time! There is something special about family harmony and when it comes to ministry priorities, they set the bar as high as any in Gospel Music. The idea of collaborating with Jason Webb as well takes the excitement to a whole new level.”


To learn more about the Rick Webb Family, Dave Clark, Jason Webb
and Song Garden Music Group:

www.RickWebbFamily.com
www.DaveClarkWrites.com
www.JasonWebbMusic.com
www.SongGardenMusicGroup.com


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Heart Surgery For Gerald Crabb

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on July 29, 2015 – 10:02 am -

Heart Surgery For Gerald Crabb

Heart Surgery For Gerald Crabb

Ripley, MS (July 29, 2015) Prayers are appreciated for Daywind staff songwriter, Gerald Crabb. He was admitted into the hospital last night with chest pains. Due to several blockages, by-pass surgery will be required. Please be in prayer for him as he faces this surgery and several weeks recovery to follow. We will keep you updated as soon as we have more information.


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Hope’s Journey Homecoming on Saturday September 12th

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on July 29, 2015 – 9:46 am -

Hope's Journey Homecoming on Saturday September 12th

Hope’s Journey Homecoming on Saturday September 12th

You are invited to:
Hope’s Journey Homecoming on Saturday September 12th at White Plains Baptist Church in Anniston, Alabama.
Rob Patz will emcee. Gonna be an awesome time!
Make plans to join us!

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The Freemans Bus Catches Fire On Way Home From Canadian Tour

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on July 28, 2015 – 4:32 pm -

 The Freemans Bus Catches Fire On Way Home From Canadian Tour


The Freemans Bus Catches Fire On Way Home From Canadian Tour

HENDERSONVILLE, TN -Nationally known and multi-award winning Gospel artist, The Freemans bus caught fire in Canada about 30 minutes after leaving a show on their last Canadian Tour Date late Sunday evening as they were headed back home to Hendersonville.

Caylon Freeman, drummer for the band saw smoke in the bunk area of the bus and went for the fire extinguisher. The driver was able to pull over immediately where everyone exited the bus. Witnesses say it appeared to be an electrical fire which was isolated to the bunk areas. The fire was contained and they were able to travel the rest of the way home with the power cut off to that area of the bus. There were three other people on the bus at the time the fire started which included singers Chris, Darrell and Joe Freeman.

Chris Freeman stated, “We are so grateful to have been on the bus at the time and were able to take immediate action. We had just fueled the bus and were headed home. If we had been away from the bus it could have been a very different story. We thank God for his protection over us.”

If you would like to interview The Freemans contact AG Publicity at info@agpublicity.com  .

To learn more about the Freemans go to http://www.the-freemans.com .

Follow them on FaceBook at  https://www.facebook.com/thefreemans or Twitter at https://twitter.com/thefreemansfans

To book the Freemans contact April Potter Holleman by E-Mail: msbookingagent@aol.com  or call 615-479-0954


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