It is our pleasure to announce that Jeanette Cooke of The singing Cookes has been nominated for the Southern Gospel Music “Living Legend Award” and she has made it to the top 5. Janet needs your vote. Ballots must be submitted no later than March 31, 2010 to qualify.
There is good news in our “Featured Gospel” category this morning. New Haven Records in partnership with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will release the CD “Sunday in the Country, 12 Inspiring Hits From Today’s Top Country Artists” this month.
When the economy gets us down, or things just don’t seem right, there is somone we should always remember. Over the years our country music roots reminded us of greater glory many times. Today I dug a little deeper in the music library, and found Mike Reid’s “Walk On Faith.” I still play it from time to time, and the song has a lasting quality that inspires.
Keith Bradford is a man all honky tonk fans will enjoy, and his song “Lets Talk About Jesus” fits right in. Not only is it inspirational, while the title obviously says it all, but you’ll find yourself tapping your toe or dancing to this great song. Actually Keith Bradford is a man that everyone will enjoy.
“Take Me Back To Happy Valley” by The Bailey Brothers is a bluegrass song with plenty of history. The Bailey Brothers, who began performing in the late 1930s, were among the first bluegrass acts to employ the tight vocal harmony technique that became known as the brother duet style.
Don’t get me wrong on this one, but for some reason there are a few listings for Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper’s 24 Greatest All-Time Hits. None of the listings I found had any track lists. This is a good CD, but if you are tempted to order just to see if you get “Midnight Special” or “There’s A Big Wheel” on this CD you won’t find them. Here is the actual track list for Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper’s 24 Greatest All-Time Hits: