Saturday News Roundup #178
- The Collingsworth Family recorded an upcoming DVD release, Hymns from Home, in their home on Thursday. Kim White of Viewfinders, who directed the video shoot, posted this video preview.
- The classic Gold City lineup of Jay Parrack, Jonathan Wilburn, Mark Trammell, and Tim Riley will reunite for a featured matinee performance at next year’s Memphis Quartet Show.
- George Amon Webster’s health has taken a turn for the worse. His son Tim Webster posted: “My dad has now found out that the cancer is not only pressing against his trachea, but it is also pressing against his carotid artery. This means that if the cancer pushes against the artery enough to tear it, that he could bleed to death. The doctors are going to do an emergency trache, and they are also giving him the strongest anti-inflammatory med available to help keep swelling to a minimum.”
- Phil Cross has launched Phil Cross Productions, offering audio recording, graphic design, and mentoring services to rising artists.
- Phil Cross, Mark Bishop, and Gerald Crabb are among the featured songwriters on a Song of a Lifetime mini-tour this weekend. Their Saturday night concert in McDonough, Georgia will be filmed for a future DVD release.
- Update on Tracy Stuffle’s stroke recovery: On Wednesday, his therapists have started to test how he would breathe without a tracheostomy tube. The trial went well.
- Worth Reading: Paul Heil’s column, Doctrinal Confusion, on the importance of Biblical literacy.
Here’s a first look at the new Inspirations lineup—including new tenor Mark Clark and new lead singer Steven Srein—live at the Memphis Quartet Show:
Speaking of first looks, here’s a video of the Dixie Boys, featuring new baritone singer Aaron Dishman on their signature song “Antioch Church House Choir”:
And a third first look, this one of Mike Rogers with Brian Free and Assurance:
Finally, don’t miss a surprise guest appearance during Triumphant Quartet’s song “The Old White Flag”!
It’s open thread Saturday—you decide!