Saturday News Roundup #174

Worth Knowing

  • Lily Fern Weatherford, who announced her retirement in January, sang her final concert with The Weatherfords on Wednesday.
  • Gaither’s web team posted a photo gallery from the recent all-female Homecoming taping. The accompanying story indicates that the two-DVD set is due out September 24th.

Worth Watching

Here’s a video of the Rebels Quartet singing “Robe of Calvary,” featuring lead singer Alan Kendall:

Worth Discussing

It’s open thread Saturday—you decide!

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  1. WOW!!…i loved this song when the Melody Boys sang it…whew!!,,,and what can i say about Alan Kendall…what a great voice…man!..he can sing!!…this new lineup the Rebels Quartet have …they are great!!..In my opinion they could be a top Quartet in SG..easy! They should be front and stage on NQC..easy!…Boy…just to go back a bit …i remember here in Canada at a all night sing in Toronto, Massey Hall…seeing the Rebels Quartet…with the lineup of …Tenor, Ronnie Booth Senior, Lead, Jim Hamill, Baritone, John Mathews, Bass, John Gresham,,,this was a great lineup, singing songs like, ‘On the Other Side”,…”Over The Moon”….and ‘This Love Of Mine”….and many more!!…Love the Rebels!!!….Glad their back with a great line up!!

  2. That was GREAT!!!

  3. Maybe it’s just me, but I thought I heard a little bit of Gerald Wolfe in Alan’s voice and delivery. And that’s not a bad thing….. 🙂