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NQC 2017

October 4, 2017 0

With last month’s article paying tribute to the early days of the National Quartet Convention, I figured it only appropriate that this month’s article cover some of the highlights from NQC’s 60th Anniversary Celebration.  A […]

The Red Back Hymnal

‘God Can Make A Way…’

September 6, 2017 0

(“Take It To The Lord In Prayer”)   It’s a late Saturday morning in August as I begin this writing, and I just returned home from shopping at our local Supercenter.  I don’t like to […]

Janice Crow

Sounds Worth Saving

September 6, 2017 0

There are a lot of memories that come rushing in when I think about the National Quartet Convention…some great, some not so great, but all indelibly etched in my mind. Some of those memories go […]

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NQC 1957

September 1, 2017 0

This month we celebrate 60 years of memories of the Granddaddy of ’em All….the National Quartet Convention.  If you are a historian/concert-and-promotions nut like myself, perhaps you have pondered the following.  Which artists performed at […]

Editorial

Diversity – Deon Unthank

August 6, 2017 0

According to Webster, Diversity comes from the word Diverse. It’s definition is: adjective 1. of a different kind, form, character, etc.; unlike: a wide range of diverse opinions.      2. of various kinds or forms; multiform. […]

Janice Crow

Preservatives….Sometimes It’s a Good Thing!

August 3, 2017 0

The “God Bless You Testimony Service”……whose idea was this? I’d love to know who thought it would be a great idea to ambush an unsuspecting mid-week service congregant and ask him or her to jump […]

The Red Back Hymnal

Prized Pocket Possessions

August 3, 2017 0

 “Fill My Way With Love”) For a number of years, my suit pockets often revealed something rather bizarre about me.  My social life, to be exact!  Somehow, you just know your “social life” is limited […]

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Grand Ole Gospel Reunion – Random Memories

August 1, 2017 0

August has become a strange time for me, as there is no longer a Grand Ole Gospel Reunion in Greenville, SC, left to anticipate.  Memories flood my mind of music, laughter, stories, Let’s Make a […]

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The Trav’lers – Unsung Heroes of Gospel Music

July 5, 2017 0

Last month, a special reunion was held in Greenville, South Carolina, of members and artists from Mark V Recording Studios.  One of the most important contributors to the history of gospel music, Mark V Studios […]

The Red Back Hymnal

‘Summer Memories’

July 5, 2017 0

(“There’s A Guiding Hand”)     SUMMER TIME –– Summer is my FAVORITE season of the year!  Period!  Winter is just “Winter,” and Autumn is too drab.  Spring rarely visits us now, for it seems […]

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