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COUNTRY FAITH — SOUTHERN GOSPEL SALUTES THE GENRE’S BIGGEST SONGS, PAST AND PRESENT

Written by Staff on October 3, 2018 – 8:12 am -

COUNTRY FAITH SOUTHERN GOSPEL SALUTES THE GENRE'S BIGGEST SONGS, PAST AND PRESENT

COUNTRY FAITH SOUTHERN GOSPEL SALUTES THE GENRE’S BIGGEST SONGS, PAST AND PRESENT

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Country Faith Southern Gospel, a new collection featuring 15 timeless songs from some of the genre’s most beloved artists, is now available from Curb | Word Entertainment.  Showcasing a range of favorites, past and present, Country Faith Southern Gospel is highlighted by classics from such legends as The Happy Goodmans (“The Lighthouse”) and The Cathedrals (“Step Into The Water”), alongside Mark Lowry’s “What’s Not to Love,” The Nelons’ “Oh For A Thousand Tongues” and The Crabb Family’s career-defining hit, “Through The Fire.”

With eight albums to date and $2.5 million in retail sales, the Country Faith music line—part of a multi-faceted brand including books, jewelry and other products—unveils this debut Southern Gospel compilation following the success of Country Faith Hymns, Country Faith Love Songs and Country Faith Christmas, among other music titles. Previous releases have featured many of the format’s superstars, including Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, George Strait and Brad Paisley. 
 
“Southern Gospel music is one of the genres I grew up listening to, and I love it,” says Deborah Evans Price, award-winning journalist and cofounder of Country Faith, LLC. “There are so many Southern Gospel songs that have been anchors in my life, and many of them are on this project. I feel like when people hear this collection, they’re going to be moved, encouraged and comforted. These are songs that people have known and loved and made a part of their lives, and I’m honored to have them on the Country Faith Southern Gospel collection.”
 
“Brand New Star,” a poignant tune from multi-genre icons The Oak Ridge Boys, resonated deeply with Evans Price following her mother’s death. “That one has been such a light and comfort for me after losing Mom,” she explains. “It’s the closing song on the album, and it will always be special to me.”
 
Longtime Southern Gospel fans will appreciate the inclusion of Greater Vision’s toe-tapping hit “My Name is Lazarus,” while The Florida Boys, Karen Peck & New River, Legacy Five and Canton Junction are also featured on the new release. Additionally, the project includes inspired performances from favorite soloists Jason Crabb, Michael English, Joseph Habedank and Janet Paschal.
 
“We are thrilled to have our song ‘God’s Got a Better Plan’ included on Country Faith Southern Gospel,” says Matthew Hagee, founding member of Canton Junction. “Music from The Cathedrals, The Happy Goodmans and The Oak Ridge Boys, along with so many others, filled our home growing up, so being on the same record as these Gospel music pioneers is an honor we do not take lightly.”
 
A sought-after journalist and recipient of the Country Music Association’s prestigious Media Achievement Award in 2013, Deborah Evans Price has interviewed numerous luminaries, including Dolly Parton, Don Henley, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Dennis Quaid and Tim Tebow. She is the author of three books and serves as a contributing writer for Billboard, Redbook, People, Sounds Like Nashville, First for Women and Woman’s World, among other outlets. 
 
Country Faith, LLC partners Deborah Evans Price, Bob DeMoss and Wildfire7 launched the successful brand with Evans Prices’ acclaimed books Country Faith (2013) and Country Faith Christmas (2015). In addition to eight full-length albums, the brand’s growing catalog includes books, jewelry and other items celebrating country, Christian and Gospel music. Time Life Music features the Country Faith book on national television as a bonus product in its Faith, Hope and Country collection, while other brand partners include Curb | Word Entertainment, Regnery Faith Publications, Cracker Barrel, Bob Siemon Designs and New Day Christian Distributors. 
 
Country Faith Southern Gospel is available atiTunes and Amazon, among other digital retailers, as well as in select stores across the country. For further information, visitcountryfaith.com orturningpointpr.com.  

Country Faith Southern Gospel Track Listing:
1. Washed by the Water – Jason Crabb
2. The Lighthouse – The Happy Goodmans
3. Washed In The Blood Of The Lamb – Janet Paschal
4. I Bowed On My Knees And Cried Holy – Michael English
5. Step Into The Water – The Cathedrals
6. Pray Now – Karen Peck & New River
7. Christ Is Still The King – Legacy Five
8. Here He Comes – Joseph Habedank
9. Oh For A Thousand Tongues – The Nelons
10. What’s Not To Love – Mark Lowry
11. When He Was On The Cross (I Was On His Mind) – The Florida Boys
12. Through The Fire – The Crabb Family
13. My Name Is Lazarus – Greater Vision
14. God’s Got A Better Plan – Canton Junction
15. Brand New Star – The Oak Ridge Boys
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TONIGHT ON TBN: JASON CRABB WELCOMES THE CRABB FAMILY, REBA MCENTIRE, JAY & ALLISON DEMARCUS, AND AMY GRANT

Written by Staff on December 18, 2017 – 12:04 pm -

TONIGHT ON TBN: JASON CRABB WELCOMES THE CRABB FAMILY, REBA MCENTIRE, JAY & ALLISON DEMARCUS, AND AMY GRANT

TONIGHT ON TBN: JASON CRABB WELCOMES THE CRABB FAMILY, REBA MCENTIRE, JAY & ALLISON DEMARCUS, AND AMY GRANT

Tonight – Monday, December 18, 2017 – on a very exciting TBN PRAISE Christmas Special, Jason Crabb welcomes his guests, The Crabb Family, Reba McEntire, Jay & Allison DeMarcus, and Amy Grant.

Tune in at 8 PM Eastern / 7 PM Central as Jason and his guests talk about the season of Christmas, faith, family and even share a few tunes together.
It’s a DON’T MISS MONDAY NIGHT, only on TBN!
For local listings and to find your channel, visit http://bit.ly/FINDTBN

ABOUT JASON CRABB

WHATEVER THE ROAD

GRAMMY® winner Jason Crabb is well known as one of the most compelling voices in any genre of music.

Jason Crabb

Jason Crabb

With his power, range, and passion, he has moved easily among musical styles including gospel, country, pop and southern gospel. With his Reunion Records debut, Whatever The Road, fans of that incredible talent will gain a deeper understanding of the heart behind the voice.

In recording his fifth solo album, Crabb poured himself into his songwriting and the payoff is his most personal album yet. In further expanding his creative resume, the dynamic young artist explores the things that matter most and the greatness of the God he serves. “You have to reach in deeper places to write music, and with songwriting you have to stay there for a little bit,” says Crabb, who co-wrote seven of the album’s ten songs.

Working with producers Jason Ingram (Chris Tomlin, Tenth Avenue North, Kari Jobe), and Paul Mabury (Lauren Daigle, One Sonic Society), Crabb takes a bold new step forward, not just lyrically but stylistically, and has finely honed a collection of anthems for the church that have sophisticated pop sensibilities as well as deep, substantive lyrics. (https://www.jasoncrabbmusic.com/bio) (December 18, 2017)

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Exciting News from The Crabb Family

Written by scoopsnews on October 17, 2016 – 4:01 pm -

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Are you making plans for the “Back to our Roots Tour?

From The Crabb Family Facebook:


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Waaaay-Back Wednesday

Written by scoopsnews on September 7, 2016 – 9:43 am -

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Anyone remember this?

It’s Waaaaay-back Wednesday! This is great. Dottie Rambo and The Crabb Family……..


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GLENN BECK GOES GOSPEL AT AMERICAN GOSPEL CELEBRATION

Written by Staff on August 23, 2016 – 12:38 pm -

 

Glenn Beck at AGC

Glenn Beck at AGC

GLENN BECK TO APPEAR WITH PASTOR JOHN HAGEE AT THE AMERICAN GOSPEL CELEBRATION SEPT. 3

Star-Studded, 3-Day Musical Celebration Also Honors Veterans With Free Homes From Military Support Foundation

 

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SAN ANTONIO – Aug. 22, 2016 – TV and radio personality Glenn Beck joins Pastor John Hagee in celebrating faith and freedom—and honoring America’s veterans—at the American Gospel Celebration in Louisville, Ky., Sept. 1-3.

 

As part of the star-studded three days of music, teaching and family fun, the Military Warriors Support Foundation presents one mortgage-free home each day to combat-wounded U.S. military veterans and/or Gold Star spouses. Beck speaks Saturday, Sept. 3, and joins Hagee as Support Foundation founder Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Leroy Cisco presents the American heroes their new homes.

 

“Glenn Beck stands on the front lines of key issues facing America today and speaks boldly about the value of faith and freedom,” Hagee said. “I can think of no one more fitting to join us as we celebrate these two foundational pillars of our nation at the American Gospel Celebration and as we honor those who have sacrificed for us.”

 

Glenn Beck is a pioneer in the media business. He currently serves as the CEO of Mercury Radio Arts; the producer of the Glenn Beck Radio Show (the 3rd most listened to show in the country), the author of 26 books, 9 New York Times bestsellers, as well as a significant digital footprint. Additionally, Glenn is the founder and Chairman of TheBlaze and of the non-profit Mercury One; an organization that has over the last 12 months helped over 2,400 Christians living in Iraq and Syria.

He joins the American Gospel Celebration that takes place at Louisville’s Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center and features Gospel music’s biggest names. Top artists set to perform include Grammy and Dove Award-winning Diamond Rio, Lee Greenwood, Larry Gatlin, The Crabb Family, Canton Junction and many more.

 

Diamond Rio

Diamond Rio

For tickets, go to AmericanGospelCelebration.com.

The Celebration kicks off Thursday, Sept. 1, with a special pre-show Tailgate Event. As food trucks offer fun fare to eat, performers will mingle with attendees and enjoy a gospel music showcase. Attendees can bring a lawn chair and kick back for live music, food and free giveaways.

Aspiring gospel singers who dream of a shot on stage can win a chance to perform at the Tailgate Event and receive free tickets. Just post a solo or group vocal performance on the American Gospel Celebration Facebook page.

 

The American Gospel Celebration follows the Thursday Tailgate Event with a night of teaching and song. As Pastor Hagee encourages audiences to celebrate faith and freedom, musical groups will include The Crabb Family, The Isaacs, Larnelle Harris, Canton Junction, and

Voices of Lee.

 

Friday features a second Tailgate Event, more inspiring preaching from Pastor Hagee and music from Booth Brothers, The Hoppers, Larry Gatlin, Gordon Mote, and Voices of Lee. The event comes to its big finish Saturday, Sept. 3, featuring Glenn Beck and Pastor Matt Hagee with musical performances by Diamond Rio and Lee Greenwood.

 

AGC_All_Artists- BeckKeep checking the website as more artists will be announced as the event nears.

John Hagee is known around the world for teaching God’s Word, writing best-selling books and reaching millions through his national radio and television teachings and worldwide, 24 hours a day, seven days a week on GETV.org.

 

EVENT AT A GLANCE

WHAT: American Gospel Celebration

 

Larry Gatlin

Larry Gatlin

WHERE: Freedom Hall—Kentucky Exposition Center

Louisville, Kentucky

 

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 1; Friday, Sept. 2; and Saturday, Sept. 3

 

WHO: Thursday, Sept. 1

Pre-Show Tailgate Event

 

American Gospel Celebration

Pastor John Hagee

The Crabb Family, The Isaacs, Larnelle Harris, Canton Junction, and Voices of Lee

Friday, Sept. 2

Pre-Show Tailgate Event

 

CRABB FAMILY LEGACY AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER

CRABB FAMILY

American Gospel Celebration

Pastor John Hagee

Booth Brothers, The Hoppers, Larry Gatlin, Gordon Mote, and Voices of Lee

 

Saturday, Sept. 3

Pre-Show Tailgate Event

 

Canton Junction

Canton Junction

American Gospel Celebration

Glenn Beck

Pastor Matt Hagee

Diamond Rio and Lee Greenwood

 

TICKETS: AmericanGospelCelebration.com

 

 

For more information on the American Gospel Celebration, visit: JHM.org or AmericanGospelCelebration.com

 

Connect: https://twitter.com/pastorjohnhagee

https://www.facebook.com/JohnHageeMinistries

 

About Pastor John Hagee JHM.org

John Hagee is founder and senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, a non-denominational evangelical church with more than 22,000 active members. He also founded John Hagee Ministries, which broadcasts the Gospel on radio and television throughout America and the world, and is the founder of Christians United for Israel, which has grown to become the largest Christian pro-Israel organization in the United States—with over 3.2 million members. One of the leading Christian grassroots movements in the world, Christians United for Israel provides a national platform through which every pro-Israel church, parachurch organization, ministry or individual in America can speak and act with one voice in support of Israel in matters related to Biblical issues. John Hagee has authored 39 books seven of which were on the New York Times best-sellers list including the 2013 blockbuster Four Blood Moons.

 

About Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck is a leading American media personality, political commentator, author, and founder of TheBlaze, a multiplatform news and entertainment network available on television, radio, and the internet. He is a thirteen-time #1 bestselling author and is one of the few authors in history to have had #1 national bestsellers in the fiction, nonfiction, self-help, and children’s picture book genres. Glenn’s wit, candor, and commanding on-air presence have earned him the loyal support of a large, enthusiastic audience, as well as top ratings on network television and talk radio. He is a leading voice for conservatism and is a staunch defender of the Constitution, individual liberties, and free markets. For more information about Glenn Beck, his books, and TheBlaze, visit GlennBeck.com and TheBlaze.com.

 

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The Crabb Family, The Isaacs, Canton Junction and more to appear at American Gospel Celebration

Written by Staff on July 19, 2016 – 2:25 pm -

CRABB FAMILY LEGACY AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER

CRABB FAMILY

JOHN HAGEE’S STAR-STUDDED AMERICAN GOSPEL CELEBRATION JOINS THE MILITARY WARRIORS
SUPPORT FOUNDATION TO HONOR COMBAT MILITARY FAMILIES WITH NEW HOMES

3-Day Faith and Freedom Event Features Diamond Rio, Lee Greenwood, Larry Gatlin, The Crabb Family, The Isaacs, Canton Junction and More

 

 

Diamond Rio

Diamond Rio

SAN ANTONIO— Pastor John Hagee will keynote the three-day, star-studded American Gospel Celebration Sept. 1-3 in Louisville’s Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center. This event is not only a celebration of our faith and freedom but also honors our military veterans. Top artists set to perform include Grammy and Dove Award-winning Diamond Rio, Lee Greenwood, Larry Gatlin, The Crabb Family, Canton Junction and many more.

Adding to the excitement of the American Gospel Celebration, the Military Warriors Support Foundation will honor three combat-wounded heroes and/or Gold Star spouses by awarding them mortgage-free homes during the event. The foundation’s CEO and founder, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Leroy Sisco, will make the presentation.

“Come celebrate your faith and freedom with outstanding music as we explore God’s Word together finding wisdom from its timeless Truth,” Pastor Hagee said. “I’m also thrilled to have General Sisco join us to honor military heroes. This is an event not to be missed.”

A special pre-show tailgating event outside the Expo Center each night features eat-and-greet with performers, food trucks, giveaways, and more. Plus, a social media contest yields one individual or group the chance to perform at the tailgate party.

For tickets, register online at AmericanGospelCelebration.com.

Isaacs

Isaacs

The Celebration kicks off Thursday, Sept. 1, with a special pre-show Tailgate Event. As food trucks offer fun fare to eat, performers will mingle with attendees and enjoy a gospel music showcase. Attendees can bring a lawn chair and kick back for live music, food and free giveaways.

Aspiring gospel singers (not signed to a record label) who dream of a shot on stage can win a chance to perform at the Tailgate Event and receive a free ticket for each performer to the Celebration. Just post a solo or group vocal performance on social media (unlimited entries) and use hashtag #agctalentsearch.  Seeamericangospelcelebration.com for eligibility rules.

The American Gospel Celebration follows the Thursday Tailgate Event with a night of teaching and song. As Pastor Hagee encourages audiences to celebrate faith and freedom, musical groups will include The Crabb Family, The Isaacs, Larnelle Harris, Canton Junction, and Voices of Lee.

Canton Junction

Canton Junction

Friday features a second Tailgate Event, more inspiring preaching from Pastor Hagee and music from Booth Brothers, The Hoppers, Larry Gatlin, Gordon Mote, and Voices of Lee. The event comes to its big finish Saturday, Sept. 3, with Pastor Matt Hagee bringing a timely word and musical performances by Diamond Rio and Lee Greenwood.

Keep checking the website as more artists will be announced as the event nears.

John Hagee is known around the world for teaching God’s Word, writing best-selling books and reaching millions through his national radio and television teachings and worldwide, 24 hours a day, seven days a week on GETV.org.

EVENT AT A GLANCE
WHAT: American Gospel Celebration

WHERE: Freedom Hall—Kentucky Exposition Center (Louisville, Kentucky)

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 1; Friday, Sept. 2; and Saturday, Sept. 3

WHO:
Thursday, Sept. 1

Pre-Show Tailgate Event

American Gospel Celebration
Pastor John Hagee
The Crabb Family, The Isaacs, Larnelle Harris, Canton Junction, and Voices of Lee

Larry Gatlin

Larry Gatlin

Friday, Sept. 2
Pre-Show Tailgate Event

American Gospel Celebration
Pastor John Hagee
Booth Brothers, The Hoppers, Larry Gatlin, Gordon Mote, and Voices of Lee

Saturday, Sept. 3
Pre-Show Tailgate Event

Pastor John Hagee Book Signing

American Gospel Celebration
Pastor Matt Hagee
Diamond Rio and Lee Greenwood

TICKETS: AmericanGospelCelebration.com

For more information on the American Gospel Celebration, visit: JHM.org orAmericanGospelCelebration.com

Connect:https://twitter.com/pastorjohnhagee
https://www.facebook.com/JohnHageeMinistries

About Pastor John Hagee JHM.org

John Hagee is founder and senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, a non-denominational evangelical church with more than 22,000 active members. He also founded John Hagee Ministries, which broadcasts the Gospel on radio and television throughout America and the world, and is the founder of Christians United for Israel, which has grown to become the largest Christian pro-Israel organization in the United States—with over 3.2 million members. One of the leading Christian grassroots movements in the world, Christians United for Israel provides a national platform through which every pro-Israel church, parachurch organization, ministry or individual in America can speak and act with one voice in support of Israel in matters related to Biblical issues. John Hagee has authored 39 books seven of which were on the New York Times best-sellers list including the 2013 blockbuster Four Blood Moons.
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Sponsor A Special Needs Child To Attend The Crabb Reunion Concert

Written by SGN Scoops on December 18, 2013 – 12:05 pm -

Crabb Family ReunionBirmingham, AL (December 18,2013) On Saturday, January 11, 2014 there will be a Crabb Family Reunion concert in Birmingham, Alabama. The multi-award winning Crabb Family will all be together again along with special guest Mike Bowling for a great night of Southern Gospel music.  If you love the Crabb Family and great Gospel music then the Ashley DeRamus Foundation has an offer for you that you will not want to miss.

The people at the Ashley DeRamus Foundation along with Ashley herself have put together a special treat for their friends and fellow Crabb Family fans. All of the proceeds go directly to support special needs foundations and will also have the added benefit of exposing these children to Southern Gospel music.

The first 90 people who make a donation of $30 or more to the Ashley DeRamus Foundation will receive a concert ticket and attend a VIP dessert time to meet and hang out with all the Crabb Family members.

How Can You Help?

If you wish to sponsor a special needs child and their parent you can make the donation and specify that it is a sponsorship donation and the Foundation will allow a child from the Birmingham area to attend the events.  All donations are tax deductible so you can sponsor one or as many as you wish until the tickets are all sold.

“You will even receive special gift from me” stated Ashley DeRamus. “I love Southern Gospel Music and I know these children and their parents will love it as much as I do.”

What a great night this is going to be. You don’t want to miss the opportunity to hear some great music and spend time getting to know your favorite members of the Crabb Family personally.  Ashley will even be on stage with a special surprise you will not want to miss!

The concert will be held at the Metropolitan Church of God in Birmingham, Alabama on January 11, 2014. The concert starts at 6:00 PM and the doors open at 5:00 PM.

Call (440) 670 2897) or (205) 572-5066 to make your donation of $30 or more and get in on this awesome night. Be one of the first 90 people to call, these special tickets won’t last long!

All donations to the Ashley DeRamus Foundation go to benefit children with Down syndrome and Special Needs.

You can learn more about Ashley and the Ashley DeRemus Foundation at www.AshleyDeRamusFoundation.org or https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ashley-DeRamus-Foundation .

You can E-mail the Foundation at Ashley By Design <adream.gk@gmail.com> .


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Award Winning Gerald Crabb To Perform At 2013 Diamond Awards

Written by SGN Scoops on October 18, 2013 – 5:38 am -

PIGEON FORGE,TN (October 18, 2013) SGNScoops Magazine, home of the Diamond Awards, announced that legendary singer, songwriter, Gerald Crabb will perform at the 22nd Annual Diamond Awards Show on Tuesday, geraldprpicOctober 29th in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  Crabb is also nominated for two Diamond Awards this year, Songwriter of the Year and Song of the Year for “Hold On,” made popular by Canton Junction. The Diamond Awards Ceremony will take place at the Smoky Mountain Convention Center and will be taped for a television special set to air later this year on Atlanta’s WATC Channel 57.

“I always look forward to the Diamond Awards,” stated Crabb. “The first award ever won by the Crabb Family was a Diamond Award back in 1996.  I like the fact that the Diamond Awards are a fan voted awards ceremony and that anyone can vote. I am honored to be nominated again this year and I am looking forward to performing on the program. It is going to be a fun night!”

Rob Patz, President of Coastal Media and owner of the Diamond Awards noted, “I have always admired Gerald as one of the most prolific songwriters in the history of gospel music. It’s always a pleasure to have him perform at the Diamond Awards.”

Rhonda Frye, Editor in Chief of SGNScoops, commented, “Gerald just has a way of bringing a great level of energy and warmth to the stage and the crowd always responds well. We are excited to have him back this year.”

The Diamond Awards are hosted by the Creekside Gospel Music Convention. The Convention kicks off on Monday, October 28th with a special evening planned to honor Ed O’Neal of the Dixie Melody Boys. Patterson Music Group will present a musical showcase on Tuesday Morning and the Diamond Awards Ceremony will begin at 8:00 pm.  On Wednesday the music continues with an “Old Time Gospel Sing.” The admission is free to all of the events, but reserved seating is strongly encouraged.  For ticket reservations to the Diamond Awards and all other activities taking place at Creekside,  visit http://creekside2013-new.eventbrite.com/.

For more information about the Diamond Awards and the Creekside Gospel Music Convention, visit http://www.creeksidegospelmusicconvention.com/

 

About Gerald Crabb:

 Born in Rosine, Kentucky, Gerald Crabb was singing by age 5, playing guitar by age 11 and preaching by age 16. During Gerald’s career, he has written over 400 songs with 22 of those claiming the number one spot nationally.  From Jan. 1998-Dec. 2006, one or more of his songs held the number one position on the national southern gospel chart for 37 months out of a 107-month period.

This singer, songwriter, and preacher has appeared on the Gaither Videos, TBN, The 700 Club, the INSP, CMT & GAC.  He has also performed at Carnegie Hall, The Grand Ole Opry, The Ryman Auditorium, Red Rocks Colorado, and The Brooklyn Tabernacle.  Crabb has also received numerous accolades, nominations, honors and awards during his career span including multiple Songwriter of the Year awards as well as the 2011 Dove Award for Songwriter of the Year and Song of the Year for “Sometimes I Cry.”

Crabb is known for numerous hit songs performed by The Crabb Family including, “Through the Fire” and has also had many artists and groups to record his music including Randy Travis, Marie Osmond, Marty Raybon, Larry Sparks, Jason Crabb, The Gaither Vocal Band, The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, Donny McClurkin, Karen Peck, The Talley Trio, The Hoppers, and many others.

Crabb performs and ministers at concerts, events, camp meetings and revivals throughout the year and offers songwriting workshops, music business classes and more. For more information on Gerald Crabb, visit http://www.geraldcrabb.net/.  Connect with Gerald on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/geraldcrabbmusic?fref=ts.


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Leaving Louisville: SGN Scoops Staff Share NQC Memories

Written by Staff on September 11, 2013 – 1:04 pm -

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As the National Quartet Convention prepares to move from Louisville, Kentucky to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, several SGN Scoops magazine staff writers share their memories of NQC past.

 

Lou Wills Hildreth

Lou Wills Hildreth

 

Lou Wills Hildreth shares: My family –the Wills Family of Ft. Worth, Texas–sang at the first NQC in Memphis, and many years thereafter. I have only missed one NQC in all 56 years of the event. Howard and I will be greeting friends this year at the Scoops Booth. Praying God’s blessing on every song and testimony!!!!

 

 

Ben Speer

Ben Speer

 

Dixie Phillips shares: When I was 16, my Mom and Dad started attending church. The new pastor was an avid southern gospel fan. He and his wife invited my parents and me to attend NQC in Memphis. I was so excited when my parents agreed to go. I will never forget when Ben Speer sang “The Brush.” My life was changed forever. I was hooked. Southern Gospel Music is music with a message and I am so honored to be a part of it.

 

Jake Hess

Jake Hess

Lorraine Walker shares: I began to attend the NQC when it was still in Nashville. I remember a few highlights as well as the long cement slope to the basement  exhibit hall . I remember hearing one of the last times that JD Sumner and the Stamps sang together, the announcement of Kim Hopper Greene joining the Hoppers, Tony Greene’s proposal to Taranda Kiser, as well as what would be the last NQC of Jake Hess, Vestal and Howard Goodman, George Younce and Roger Bennett. I remember watching a new family group called The Crabb Family come on stage with their whole church in one section of the auditorium cheering them on. I am sorry to be missing this last year in Louisville but I know great things are in store for future NQC’s!

The Nelons

The Nelons

Craig Harris shares: Moments and memories are what life in general is all about. They are what make anything that is important to you special. This is my 14th year of attending the National Quartet Convention and it’s hard to believe that it’s been that long. A one-song spot on the main stage on Tuesday evening surprisingly took me back to some of my earliest of days at NQC here in Louisville, which is the only NQC venue that this Southern Gospel follower has ever experienced.

As the Stephens Family stepped out on the stage, I had no idea that the soprano singer – Melody Stephens – was going to lead me on a brief stroll down Memory Lane. Stephens was the soprano for the Nelons when I first started following Southern Gospel music. I didn’t grow up around the genre as so many did. I simply discovered it – with the assistance of a few friends and borrowed CDs – around 1998. But the Nelons were one of those groups that came to the main stage in those early days and just brought it.

Melody Stephens

Melody Stephens

I was still learning and understanding the dynamics of Southern Gospel music when I attended my first NQC in 2000. I only stayed for two nights that year. NQC has been a week-long event ever since. That configuration of the Nelons – with Melody, Paul Lancaster (one of my favorite singers) and Dan Clark (who had a pleasant-sounding bass tone that simply fit the group well) – was probably my favorite. Songs like “Where Sin Had Been Pardoned,” “He Called Me Out,” and the vastly-underrated “You Ain’t Seen the Last of Jesus” suckered me in to this genre of music hook, line and sinker. In fact, “He Called Me Out” was on the NQC Live 1999 DVD and CD (along with the Perrys unbelievable version of “When He Spoke”), prompting me to want to make the journey from the Nashville area to Louisville to see what this Quartet Convention was really all about.

The Nelons followed that era up with more great singers like Katy Van Horn Peach and more great songs, such as “He Rolled Back the Stone.” They are still producing great music today and undoubtedly making memories for some person out there who is just figuring out what NQC is all about. The Stephens family brought some memories back to life for me on Tuesday night. I hope that you all are not only having fond remembrances this week but are also making new memories. Don’t waste an opportunity to truly live and experience all that there is to offer. Have a great week and simply enjoy.


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MERCY UNVEILS AARON & AMANDA CRABB’S POIGNANT, POWERFUL JOURNEY

Written by SGN Scoops on March 12, 2013 – 3:20 pm -

MercycoverNASHVILLE, Tenn.— Mercy, the fourth recording from Dove Award-nominated singer/songwriters and worship leaders Aaron & Amanda Crabb, is set to bow April 23 from Difference Media (Capitol Christian Distribution). Co-produced by Aaron Crabb and Ben Isaacs (The Oak Ridge Boys, The Isaacs), Mercy features 11 songs revealing a decidedly country direction for the duo, while paying tribute to their storied Southern Gospel heritage and a range of Inspirational influences.

Acclaimed as “Ones To Watch in 2013” by GMCtv online, Aaron & Amanda Crabb co-wrote six selections, including the worshipful “Holy” and the debut multi-format Christian radio single, “Take Him to the Place,” a deeply personal anthem of Hope and healing penned during a trip to Israel.

Mercy is also highlighted by the album’s debut mainstream country single, “I’m Learning,” written by Lee Black, Michael Fordinal and Kenna West. The song has already been embraced by such stations around the country as Winslow, Arizona’s KINO, WEAG in Starke, Florida, and WKRO in Cairo, Illinois, among others.

“We heard it and immediately thought, ‘That’s just us,’” says Aaron Crabb of “I’m Learning.” “We’re learning life as we live it and learning the things that matter and the things that don’t. The most important thing is your family and your relationship with God because things on this earth one day are going to pass away, but He will be forever.”

“We love all styles, so you’ll hear a lot of different influences on the album,” Crabb continues. “I’m a country boy, and those roots probably come through more than anything else. These songs came at the right season in our life. God molded this album and shaped it to what it needs to be and I believe it’s going to help a lot of people.”

Aaron Crabb gained prominence as a member of the groundbreaking Crabb Family, one of the most popular acts in Southern Gospel music with more than 10 Dove Awards and three GRAMMY® nominations to their credit. Since the group disbanded in 2007, Aaron & Amanda have released three acclaimed projects as a duo—2008’s Dove-nominated After the Rain, 2009’s CD/DVD Live at Oaktree, and 2010’s Love With No End. The couple serve as worship leaders at San Antonio’s Cornerstone Church.

Difference Media is a division of Cornerstone Church, founded and pastored by John Hagee. The label features some of the leading names in Southern Gospel music, including Aaron & Amanda Crabb, Canton Junction, Matthew Hagee, Tim Duncan, The Cornerstone Sanctuary Choir, John Hagee and The Hagees. A non-denominational evangelical church with more than 20,000 active members, Cornerstone Church is home to John Hagee Ministries, which telecasts Pastor Hagee’s radio and television teachings throughout America and to 245 countries around the globe. The ministry also operates GETV, a 24/7 online television and video on-demand broadcast of sermons and original programming, as well as music videos and performances by Difference Media artists (www.getv.org).

Difference Media recently signed an exclusive distribution deal with Capitol Christian Distribution (formerly EMI CMG Distribution). Mercy will be the label’s inaugural release under the new agreement.

For further information, visit www.differencemedia.org or www.turningpointpr.com.


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