Saturday News Roundup #18

A couple of stories that didn’t get mentioned earlier this week:

  • staffer Emily Sutherland recaps the Gaither Vocal Band Reunion taping here. [EDIT, 11/8/10: The link is broken and has been removed.]
  • Wes Hampton shares his take (and a couple of photos) on his blog. [EDIT, 11/8/10: The link appears to be down, and has been removed.]
  • David Bruce Murray posts that a Bluegrass song will be the next #1 on the Singing News chart. The most likely song to move into that spot is Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver’s current top 5 single “Help is On the Way.”Β [EDIT, 6/6/12: Broken link removed.]
  • The Dan Keeton Quartet has had its first lineup change; tenor/manager Dan Keeton announced that Chris Little (baritone) has left the group. Dan is taking auditions, and encourages baritones to send demos toΒ 1552 S St Hwy 207, Rush, KY 41168.

One more thing. This is the first time I’ve done this, but here is a preview of the next few weeks on our weekly Friday CD reviews feature:

  • 8/1/08: Charlotte Ritchie, Bridges Over Blue
  • 8/8/08: Keith Plott, There is One
  • 8/15/08: Gordon Mote, Don’t Let Me Miss the Glory

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  1. Hey thanks for the links to the Gaither reunion taping. I can’t wait to see those. I wish I had been born when Larnelle sang with them. : ) but now I’ll get to see him sing with David Phelps and the rest, can’t get any better!!!!!

  2. I’m very excited, Daniel! I love Charlotte and Gordon’s CDs! Thanks for including them.

  3. You’re welcome. πŸ™‚

  4. i’m looking forward to your preview of keith plott’s cd. i’ve been a fan since his safe harbor qt. days. great bass/crooner…

  5. Hey Daniel will you be reviewing Legacy Fives “God’s Been Good CD”??? I am hoping to get Keith’s CD I have heard the clips on his website I really like what I hear!!!! Charlotte is amazing I am glad she has a CD out I cannot wait to get It as well!!!!!!

  6. Nate–yes, if I manage to get my hands on a copy before it’s yesterday’s news. πŸ™‚

  7. Thanks for the quick reply Daniel I would send you my copy but I like it too much!!!! πŸ™‚ I

  8. I can relate! I have lots of CDs I wouldn’t let go of, even for a review. πŸ™‚