Saturday News Roundup #166
- Never underestimate Bill Gaither, or think that he’s run out of fresh ideas. The next Gaither Homecoming Taping will be all-ladies.
- Gerald Williams, who retired his group The Melody Boys in December 2012, is back on the road, joining The Kinsmen. The Kinsmen are a regional quartet based in and (at least according to their current schedule) exclusively performing in Arkansas (not to be confused with The Kingsmen, a national quartet based in North Carolina!)
- Weatherfords / Dixie Melody Boys alumnus Dr. Jamie Caldwell was, until recently, Director of Recruitment and Minister of Worship at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas. Last Sunday night, the Gospel Harmony Boys announced that he has returned to his native West Virginia, and will be joining their group at the baritone position.
- Last Saturday, Ball Brothers pianist Cody McVey married Leah Ball, a younger sister to group members Daniel and Andrew Ball.
The Collingsworth Family posted a video of their rehearsal for a hymns album, coming out this fall:
It’s open thread Saturday—you decide!