• New Music By Songwriter Grace LaJoy Calls For Forgiveness To Change The World

    24 Feb 2009, 22:12 by musicdish

    Can you forgive that trusted person in your life who betrayed your confidence? Forgiveness is never easy but it's something we all know is the right thing to do.

    Author, speaker, songwriter and spoken word artist Dr. Grace LaJoy brings this timely subject to light through original songs and spoken word on her new CD "Songs By Grace Lajoy." The project was inspired by LaJoy's acclaimed spoken word piece "I Forgive You," which has been endorsed by leading motivational speaker Les Brown.

    "'I Forgive You' just resonated with my spirit," said Brown.

    The featured vocalist on "Songs by Grace LaJoy" is international gospel artist Zenobia Smith. She has shared the stage with Mahalia Jackson, Shirley Caesar, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Edwin Hawkins, Clifton Davis, Bobby Jones and minister Daryl Coley.

    "I couldn't imagine releasing a gospel CD without adding 'I Forgive You,' which relates a powerful message in these times," said LaJoy…
  • 50 Questions about My Top 50!

    22 Oct 2008, 07:49 by MrStyle

    1. How did you get into 29? Anita Baker
    She was a regular on the radio station I use to listen to at night.

    2. What was the first song you ever heard by 22? The Emotions
    These girls are my mom's favorite. She loves ballads and more than likely "Don't Ask My Neighbor" was the first song I heard by them.

    3. What's your favorite lyric by 33? Kirk Franklin
    "Someone asked a question, why do we sing? When we lift our hands to Jesus what do we really mean? Someone may be wondering when we sing our song, at times we maybe crying and nothing even wrong. I sing because I'm happy, I sing because I'm free."

    4. How did you get into 49? The Williams Brothers
    On accident I downloaded one of their songs and their words touch me so that I needed more!

    5. How many albums by 13 do you own? Patti LaBelle
    I have never bought an Patti Labelle album. My mom owned "Flame" or something like that. It was a really good CD but Patti isn't an artist I actually buy full albums of.
  • Desmond Pringle Releases Duet With Gospel Legend Shirley Caesar On ReverbNation

    18 Sep 2008, 13:04 by musicdish

    Los Angeles, CA -- Gospel songwriter/producer Desmond Pringle is a passionate vocalist with a unique brand of balladry -- and one of the most talented songwriter/producers in gospel music today. To celebrate the launch of the artist's ReverbNation profile, Desmond is making his duet with Gospel Legend Shirley Caesar available as free mp3 downloads exclusively through the site at http://www.reverbnation.com/desmondpringle

    One of the highlights of Pringle's career was recording the hymn "Just A Closer Walk With Thee" with Shirley Caesar. Pringle recalls, "One day, Pastor Caesar said, Dez, why don't you sing with me?' I was floored that she would offer me that opportunity alongside all of these legends she has on her project but that's how it came about. She asked me and I wasn't about to turn her down ."

    ""Just a Closer Walk With Thee" by Desmond Pringle is a joyful hymn that features the Grammy-nominated artist singing back-and-forth with gospel legend Shirley Caesar. …