The information first shared here on Oct. 16 has been updated in the following press release:
Columbia, MD (November 1, 2014) – Habakkuk Music has compiled a
second outstanding black gospel music CD for Cracker Barrel Old Country
Store®. Gospel Legacy: The Collection Vol. ll releases in November 2014
and will be sold exclusively in select Cracker Barrel Old Country
Store® locations and online at crackerbarrel.com.
start to finish, Gospel Legacy: The Collection Vol. ll is packed with
extraordinary black gospel music by current hit-makers, timeless legends,
and fresh new talent. This collection boasts a stunning line-up of
chart-topping songs by some of America’s most iconic recording artists
from the R&B and gospel genres.
are inspirational hits by R&B mainstays, such as
Charlie Wilson’s “If I Believe,” Al Green’s 1987 classic “Everything’s
Gonna Be Alright,” and Patti Labelle’s Top 5 1991 hit, “When You’ve Been
Blessed (Feels Like Heaven).”
CD also features soul-stirring gospel songs by Smokie Norful
(“Justified”), Tasha Cobbs (“Happy”), and Lisa Page Brooks (“God
Thing”). Yolanda Adams and the late Gerald Levert meet up for their
evergreen rendition of R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly,” which serves a
thick slice of inspiration, crossing religious and cultural boundaries.
Vashawn Mitchell’s #1 hit “Nobody Greater,” Jonathan Butler’s “I Stand
On Your Word,” Chante’ Moore’s “Jesus I Want You,” and newcomer Earl
Bynum & The Mount Unity Choir’s rousing “Psalm
117” provide judicious breaks of reverential worship songs.
in 2007, Habakkuk Music is distributed by UMG and INgrooves (a division
of Isolation Network, Inc.) and has released gospel music by
brilliant artists such as Lisa Page Brooks, Earl Bynum & The Mount
Unity Choir, Kevin Levar, Cheneta Jones, Papa San, The Temple of
Deliverance Women’s Choir and others. Habakkuk Music, Inc. (d/b/a HBK
Media) has successfully formed marketing relationships with
organizations such as the American Heart Association | American Stroke
Association, Chick-fil-A and Rejoice Radio Network, among others.
Libra Nicole Boyd, PhD is a musician, award-winning author, gospel music aficionado, and the founder and editor of Gospel Music Fever™. Her commitment to journalistic integrity includes bringing you reliable gospel music content that uplifts and advances the art form. Libra is presently working on several scholarly projects about gospel music in the media as well as gospel music in social movements.