Tag: Dr. Bobby Jones

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Remembering Bettye Wright: The Soul Icon Has Died At 66

Soul icon Betty Wright has died at the age of 66 after a bout with cancer. The Miami, Florida native is best known for her hits “No Pain, No Gain,” “Tonight Is the Night,” and “Clean Up Woman,” among others. ...
GospelMusic

Rev. Maceo Woods: How An Unsung Artist’s Music Lives On

I heard the news that an unsung music artist, a man of faith and Chicago trailblazer Rev. Maceo Woods passed this weekend. He was born Maceo Len Woods on April 23, 1932 in Mississippi before relocating to the Morgan Park area ...
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End Of An Era: The Tom Joyner Morning Show Signs ...

The Tom Joyner Morning Show ended today after 25 years. I spent 6 years on that show as an on-air talent; sailed on a dozen of his cruises; road in a parade with Tom Joyner at his Tom Joyner Family ...
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Music Masters: The National Museum of African American Music Celebrates ...

The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) in Nashville held its sixth Celebration of Legends Gala at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The swank soiree held during Black Music Month honored dance icon Gloria Gaynor, hip-hop innovator ...
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In His Safety: Gospel Singer Lecresia Campbell Has Died

Back in the 1990’s, I was a teenager in high school with aspirations of working in the entertainment industry. At that time, I was cutting my teeth in gospel music and volunteering for a Washington, DC area production company called ...
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Lecresia Campbell: Gospel Star’s “Miracle” Recovery After Stroke

Gospel powerhouse Lecresia Campbell is recuperating at a rehabilitation hospital after surviving a stroke. Best known for hits like “Perfect Praise (How Excellent),” “Even Me,” and “Safety,” Campbell suffered her stroke in early August and her initial prognosis from doctors ...
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Continuing The Legacy: Should BET Find A New Host For ...

BET confirmed last week during their upfront presentation for advertisers and media guests the speculation that the 35th season of their long-running “Bobby Jones Gospel” will be its final season. The farewell season ends Dr. Bobby Jones’ reign as the ...
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End Of The Road: “Bobby Jones Gospel” Coming To An ...

After 35 seasons, BET has decided to end their long-running series “Bobby Jones Gospel.” “Bobby Jones Gospel” is hosted by Grammy-winning recording artist Dr. Bobby Jones, who launched the show in 1980 and used to produce the series himself before ...
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Radio Active: Donald Lawrence Inks Deal Syndicated Show

Grammy Award-winning Gospel star Donald Lawrence has signed a deal for a syndicated radio show called “Music Therapy with Donald Lawrence.” Doug Banks Media Group, owned by radio veteran Doug Banks, will distribute Lawrence’s first foray into radio when the ...
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Viva Las Vegas: Stellar Gospel Awards Finds A New Home

The Stellar Gospel Music Awards is planning to move again. AlwaysAList.com has learned exclusively that the annual awards show that salutes the best in Black gospel music is headed to Las Vegas for its 30th anniversary. The Stellar Awards will ...