[Note: For some reason this post disappeared from the site recently (second time this has happened in the past few weeks … anybody got any ideas what’s up?). I’ll try to repost comments that had accrued asap.]
- Archie Watkins is leaving the Inspirations? So says this commenter. We’ve been down this road before and turned back, so it’s not over till the
fat ladyshrill tenor singsstops singing, but if it’s true … well, … laugh, cry, raise a glass, bow a head … oh my.
- As you will have probably already noticed (unless you were distracted by the Rihanna/Chris Brown contretemps), The Gaither Vocal Band won a Grammy for Lovin’ Life, and Daniel Mount has the requisite Gaither Grammy primer. What’s striking about Daniel’s list is how, with the exception of “Homecoming,” the Grammy has consistently recognized … well, not his best music, by far (please note: this is not the same thing as “bad music”; I only mean that there are other better albums from most of the periods in question … compare, for instance, “Back Home in Indiana” to “Let’s Just Praise the Lord”). It’s almost like they try to make up for missing the signal album from most of his major creative phases (save the GVB of the 80s/early 90s, which sadly but not shockingly the RIAA failed to notice for its outstanding accomplishments separate from the Homecoming Friends) by honoring some later album from that phase.
- Back to the via-Daniel-Mount category: Hannah Montana is coming to sg radio? All together now: Laugh, cry, raise a glass, bow a head … oh my, indeed.