Saturday News Roundup #140
- Within the last couple of weeks, both Steve Ladd and The Browders have launched Kickstarter projects to fund new recordings. The Browders hit their $7000 goal; Steve Ladd is about 4/5 of the way there, with 25 days to go.
- Welcome Chris Unthank back to Southern Gospel blogging! His first post in the new column, “In the Words of Chris,” is here.
- On Tuesday, I posted that Dianne Wilkinson: The Life and Times of a Gospel Songwriter hit #10 on the Amazon Kindle’s Christian Music book bestseller list. On Wednesday, it hit #3; it’s still in the top 20.
Here’s a black male quartet, Boyz 4 Christ, covering the Gaither Vocal Band’s “I Believe in a Hill Called Mount Calvary.” Note especially the audience reaction. (Hat tip, Steven G.)
It’s open thread Saturday—you decide!
Let’s kick things off with a question. Quite a few groups, including the Booth Brothers, Couriers, Kingsmen, and Statesmen, have recorded the Mosie Lister song “His Grace is Sufficient.” Which rendition is the definitive version?