Saturday News Roundup #143
- Fairfield Four bass singer Isaac Freeman, a delight to watch on early Gaither Homecoming videos, passed away. [EDIT, 3/16/13: Broken link removed.]
- Retired Florida Boys baritone singer Glen Allred had triple-bypass open heart surgery yesterday and is recovering.
- You know it’s been a big week for Ian Owens when joining Soul’d Out isn’t his biggest news of the week! Ian and his wife Megan found out that they are expecting their third child, due next May.
- The Martins are working on a new recording with Lari Goss. Jonathan Martin posted a video of an arrangement session on Socialcam.
- Ryan Seaton’s Union Street has posted several clips on SoundCloud from their upcoming debut project.
- Worth Reading: Don’t miss The View from The Pew’s Mark Trammell Quartet concert review—especially the part about Eric Phillips’ surprising testimony.
This is not a political statement. I promise. This has nothing to do with the politician who happens to be in the video. This is merely a look at what it looks like when an impromptu quartet of four secular stars, mostly from country music, try to sing together.
Now who was it again who said that Southern Gospel doesn’t have the best musical talent in the world, especially when it comes to harmony singing?
Speaking of good harmony singing, and on a more serious note: Aaron Swain has extensive footage from a recent Legacy Five concert.
It’s open thread Saturday—you decide!