Jan 27, 2014
The Daily News Leader
Edward J. Henry
Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at New Hope M.B. Church. Mr. Henry was taken to the hospital Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, as he told his family he was going to heaven.
The Austin Chronicle
I Heard the Angels Singing: Electrifying Black Gospel From the Nashboro Label, 1951-1983
No corner of American roots music remains as overlooked as postwar gospel. Vast amounts of music on the Chess, Savoy, Jewel, and Songbird labels lie in vaults awaiting rediscovery, but at least Nashboro finally gets a 4-CD overview from the label that gave us eccentric gospel collections Fire in My Bones and This May Be My Last Time Singing .
Double take at the Double Crown
I first started listening to quartet singing back in the mid 1980s when I worked for WKDB in the Flat Iron building in downtown Asheville.
Larnell Starkey and the Spiritual Seven
Franklin County-based gospel music act Larnell Starkey and the Spiritual Seven perform Saturday in Roanoke and Sunday and Blacksburg.
Bobby Rush delivers trademark blues on 'Blind Snake'
On Bobby Rush's new CD Blind Snake , the bluesman returns to some time-tested themes but still manages to explore new musical territory.