Upcoming Southern Gospel CD/DVD Releases, September 2013

This list aims to be inclusive of Daywind, Crossroads, Horizon, Sonlite, Gaither Music Group, Stow Town, New Haven, Difference Media, Song Garden, Mansion, and major independent group releases where known.

September 2013

  • 9/8: Greatest Hits, The Perrys (Daywind)
  • 9/8: The Best of Tracy (Stuffle), The Perrys (Daywind)
  • 9/8: That’s Why We’re Here, The Whisnants (Independent)
  • 9/8: Committed to the Call, Rick Webb Family (Song Garden)
  • 9/8: Have You Heard, Dixie Melody Boys (Song Garden)
  • NQC Week: Louisville Live (DVD), Legacy Five
  • NQC Week: On The Road With The Jubilee Tour, Legacy Five, Greater Vision, and the Booth Brothers
  • NQC Week: Live in Louisville (ad-free remix) (CD/DVD), Mark Trammell Quartet
  • 9/10: The Lord is Good, The Collingsworth Family (Stow Town / Provident)
  • 9/10: Hymns From Home (CD), The Collingsworth Family (Stow Town / Provident)
  • 9/17: Because of Love, The Crist Family (Horizon/Crossroads)
  • 9/23: Triplicity, Red Roots (Red Hen / Daywind)
  • 9/24: Women of Homecoming, Volume 1 (CD/DVD), Gaither Homecoming Friends (Gaither Music Group / Capitol Christian Distribution)
  • 9/24: Women of Homecoming, Volume 2 (CD/DVD), Gaither Homecoming Friends (Gaither Music Group / Capitol Christian Distribution)
  • 9/24: Songs of Christmas (Compilation CD), Gaither Homecoming Friends (Gaither Music Group / Capitol Christian Distribution)

October 2013

  • 10/1: Hymns From Home (DVD), The Collingsworth Family (Stow Town / Provident)
  • 10/1: Safe After The Storm, The Bowling Family
  • 10/15: Christmas Live! (CD/DVD), Ernie Haase & Signature Sound (Stow Town / Provident)
  • 10/15: NQC Live: The Louisville Years, National Quartet Convention (Crossroads)
  • 10/15: Through it All, The Harper Family (Pisgah Ridge / Crossroads)
  • 10/15: A Lifetime of Music (Live) (DVD), John Hagee (Difference Media / Capitol Christian Distribution)
  • 10/15: A Lifetime of Music, John Hagee (Difference Media / Capitol Christian Distribution)
  • 10/15: Ageless Hymns, Lynda Randle (Gaither Music Group / Capitol Christian Distribution)
  • 10/29: Best of Homecoming 2014, Gaither Homecoming Friends (Gaither Music Group / Capitol Christian Distribution)
  • 10/29: Icon, The Cathedrals (Compilation) (Gaither Music Group / Capitol Christian Distribution)

November 2013

  • 11/12: Cathedrals Family Reunion (Stow Town / Provident)—song list here

Is this list missing anything significant, especially among major independent releases? Let us know in the comments!


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  1. That’s a long list . Looks like at least 7 will be released next week at NQC.
    Sure there will be some independent or table releases from groups at NQC also. Lot of regional groups who don’t do main line recordings usually have new cd’s at NQC.
    Gaither has a lot coming out (for Christmas gifts). If you want my address I’ll be glad to furnish it so you can send me some of Gaither cd’s for Christmas.

  2. The Bowling Family – “Safe After The Storm” releasing 10/1.

  3. L5 is releasing “Louisville Live” dvd next week and Jubilee series is releasing “On the Road With the Jubilee Tour” (behind the scenes dvd

    • Thanks, Matt!

      The September entry is always the most fun entry in this series. There are ALWAYS titles that miss the initial post and get edited in later!

  4. Hey Daniel, we will have the remixed cd version of our “live in Louisville” video, and will have that same video with the commercials edited out.

  5. Since the Cathedrals’ “Icon” release is coming from Gaither Music Group, don’t be surprised if the songs are taken directly from various Homecoming videos and the Farewell Celebration (since Gaither already owns those and wouldn’t have to license the masters). The Icon series/branding is not just for this release – it is a mainstream series that is found in all major retailers (Walmart, FYE, etc), and it includes many different genres and styles, but it is also considered to be a “budget” series, which is why I believe that it will just be a mix of Gaither-produced video songs.

    • Good point. I was assuming it would be a compilation, due to the nature of the series, but I had also been casually assuming the songs would be pulled from the original masters. You’re probably right, though.

  6. Not listed: Ryan Seaton’s new project “Prisoner of Hope”

    • I knew he had one coming; I didn’t know a release date. Do you know one?

  7. I was just wondering if the new Whisnants cd would be a mainline release or just a table cd? Thanks

    • Their last one was a hymns/classics project, so I suspect this will be a project of new songs. Of course, since the Whisnants are an independent group, none of their projects are mainline from a distribution sense in the way a Gaither or Signature Sound or Collingsworth or Talleys mainline is (in bookstores across the country, etc.) – even if they’re mainline in production values and song quality.

  8. A preview of the EHSS Christmas CD/DVD releasing 10/15:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJjXHmZ32R4

    • Not gonna lie, that looks different, but interesting enough make it a go-get.

  9. Not gonna lie, that looks different, but interesting. Probably interesting enough to make it a go-get.

  10. A few weeks ago I saw an offer for an upcoming Cathederals Reunion CD & free DVD for 15$. Want to purchase this thru PayPal. Now, I cannot recall WHERE I saw that offer. Can someone help??
    Thank you!

    • Greater Vision and, I think, several of the other alumni groups all had that pre-order. I put down my $15 or $20 through Greater Vision’s website.