Nashville TN- Homeland Recording artist The Toney Brothers announced today
that effective immediately, Jake Sammons, and Derrick Boyd, are joining
The Toney Brothers.
Jake Sammons will be singing baritone, and playing the keyboard, and
Derrick Boyd, will be singing tenor. Jake will be filling in for George
Amon Webster unitl he is able to return, after that time, Jake will remain
with the group, as a vocalist and as pianist as well.
These gentlemen are no strangers to Gospel Music Fans. Sammons spent four
years as lead vocalist with The Toney Brothers during the time when the
quartet had such Top 20 singles as “Gonna Make My Getaway” and “Mercy Came
Down”. Jake then spent several more years as Music Director and morning
drive host at WPOS Southern Gospel Radio in the Toledo Ohio market.
Boyd is one of Gospel Music Fans favorite all time tenors. He has spent
over 20 years with such groups as the Dixie Melody Boys, Heaven Bound and
The Kingsmen. Both of these men are welcome additions to the group and
they are looking forward to being back on the road seeing the fans at all
Toney Brother appearances.
Work is already underway for the new Homeland recording to be released
this fall, and the first single with this dynamite group “Just As He Is”
written by Dianne Wilkinson has just been shipped to radio. The Toney
Brothers are also regular guest artists on the new nationally syndicated
Television program “Brush Arbor Jubilee” which can be seen throughout
various markets each weekend. National Quartet Convention Fans will get
an opportunity to hear this group on Thursday afternoon at the Featured