July 13, 2016
ECKO RECORDS PRESS RELEASE
For immediate release:
Ecko Records & Center Stage Gospel TV
will provide sponsorship to the Gospel Music Workshop of America via the
Quartet Division and Gospel Announcers Guild for the 2016 GMWA Convention.
We invite all radio announcers and media professionals
to attend the Ecko Records & Center Stage Gospel TV
Afternoon Showcase, which will take place on Wednesday July 27th, 2016
4:00pm to 6:00pm in the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex - "BJCC",
2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N, Birmingham, AL 35203 - Meeting Rooms N
The showcase will feature Ecko Recording Artists
George Dean & G4
Patrick Hollis & United
The Legendary Lighthouse Gospel
The Eternal Light Singers
Ecko Records and is proud to work in cooperation with
the nation's largest group of Gospel media professionals, the prestigious
Gospel Announcers Guild, and to participate in the 2016 GMWA Convention. We
hope to see you there!
July 08, 2016
Rachel M. Jones And God’s Favor
just released their newest project tilted In Your Presence.
This sophomore project is sure to garner the group attention for all over
the globe. Listen to the entire CD during our Female Gospel Music
Broadcast starting on July 14.
July 05, 2016
received the new single “He Laid His Hands On Me”
by Jessie Scoggins, Jr. & The Brothers
In Christ. You need to get 'your hands' on this one. It is a
great song. Listen to the single during our New Music Broadcast beginning on
July 04, 2016
Happy 4th Of July
July 01, 2016
of the major Gospel Quartet event for July is the 51st Anniversary of
Doc McKenzie & The Hi-Lites.
The Anniversary Program this year will be held in three (3) cities.
Visit the group's
website for the lineup and the
is here. There have been a lot of activities relating to quartet gospel
during the past six (6) months. There have been lots of gospel quartet
concerts. And, sadly, there have been many deaths in the quartet gospel
But, it is reassuring to know that God is still
in charge. And, knowing that will allow us to move forward into the next six
(6) months of 2016 and enjoying great gospel quartet music along the way.
June 28, 2016
Pastor Shirley Caesar
Star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
June 01, 2016
The Voices Of
Harmony Of Brooklyn, NY were 'a force to be reckoned with'
in the 60s and 70s. They were known for their tight harmony background.
Thanks to Clarence Connor, one of the lead singers for the group, along with
collector John Glassburner, we were able to get our hands on the songs from
2-45s released by the group. Listen to the songs during the Quartet Mix
Gloryland Gospel Quartet Radio.
read more about this group at
Gloryland Gospel Blog.
June 01, 2016
In recognition of Black Music
Month, Gloryland Gospel will feature special broadcasts throughout the
month. From June 17 to June 19, we will air an all MCG Records broadcast at
Gloryland Gospel Quartet Radio. We
will feature songs from the Golden Era of Gospel Music from June 11 to June
Gloryland Gospel Radio. And, we will
air music from independents and small labels from June 20 to 22 at
Gloryland Gospel Special Gospel Quartet Music Radio
June 01, 2016
“Spurred by the songwriter and record producer Kenny
Gamble, President Jimmy Carter in 1979 designated June as Black Music
Month.” Thus, June has become the designated month to celebrate
the rich history of Black Music. This is the month the nation has set aside
to place emphasis on the history, artistry and culture of Black Music.
Well, for those that visit this site you know that here each month we
celebrate the history, artistry and culture of traditional gospel quartet
music. We do, however, encourage each of you to take the time this
month and tell others (particularly young people) about the music and
artists that make up the gospel quartet genre.
“Come On Children” is
a recently released single by
Minster Robert Johnson out of
Miami, Florida. Minister Johnson is not
only a vocalist, but also a great musician.
Listen to the single during our Quartet Mix this
month and our New Music Broadcast in June.
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!
May 3, 2016
Bless-Ed of Appling, GA, formally
released their debut CD titled Stronger. The
project consist of 10 songs that will have you rejoicing and having an
awesome praise and worship experience with these ladies. The group will celebrate their 16th Anniversary on May 15, 2016.
Check out the group and the project at
May 1, 2016
May will be another exciting
month for gospel quartet fans. There are many gospel quartet events
occurring around the country this month. There are a numerous Mother's
Day programs scheduled for the Mother's Day Weekend. In addition to
these events, many groups around the country are celebrating their
anniversary this month. There is no shortage of activities for those
desiring to attend a Gospel Quartet song service this month.
April 26, 2016
MALACO has released a new
Roy and Revelation.
It is titled “Will You Be Ready.” If you liked the
group's song “Thank You,” you will surely enjoy “Will
You Be Ready.”
April 1, 2016
Celebrate! Gospel Promoter, Record Label Owner, Radio Angel, Gospel
Historian, and all around outstanding gentleman, DEACON SHUMPERT
WATTS, will celebrate his birthday on Saturday, April 2, 2016, with
a gala event in Atlanta, GA. Happy Birthday Deac!