Vinyl Record Review

The Rex Nelon Singers – Live! (1978)

February 1, 2023 0

In a unique move, the Rex Nelon Singers’ second major release is a live album.  The exact timeline of this release is a bit vague, but it was recorded live at the old City Auditorium […]


Guarding the Fork

February 1, 2023 0

No, you did not read that incorrectly.  I said “fork”, not “fort”.  I’m often surprised to see how many of my life’s experiences have wound up on these pages over the last 18 years.  Since […]


I’m Thankful For…

December 6, 2022 0

Back when I was a regular blogger (remember when that was such a big deal in this industry?), I would try to focus on a moment of thanks for the year prior. Yes, I understand […]


The Whatever Generation

December 1, 2022 0

You hear it all the time. You tell your daughter she looks nice and she says “whatever”. You tellyour teenage son to be home by 9:00 because it’s a school night and he says “whatever”. […]

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The Downings – Birthplace (1977)

November 28, 2022 0

The 1970’s was a volatile time in the music industry, not just in gospel.  Every genre was experiencing growth as it was bombarded with all sorts of styles.  In an attempt to be a cross-over […]

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The Downings – Spiritfest (1976)

November 14, 2022 0

After enjoying the immense success of their “Praise Him!” live album, the Downings weren’t done blazing trails and playing around with different sounds and styles.  Their next 2 studio albums were a musical playground of […]

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The Downings – Praise Him! (1975)

November 7, 2022 0

One of the greatest and most exciting live albums ever recorded is this latest album by the Downings, appropriately titled, “Praise Him!”.  Filled with lots of exciting upbeat tunes that make live albums so…well…exciting…the album […]

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