!!Free Music Monday!!

BowlingIt has been several weeks since I gave away some free music.  Lets try to make this Monday morning a little more bearable.

Up for grabs today is the 2014 recording from Mike Bowling; The Hinsons Remembered.

Song Listing:

  1. “Since You Gave Me A Song”
  2. “This Joy Is Mine”
  3. “By The Time They Find Me Missing”
  4. “Look To Him”
  5. “King Jesus Will Roll All Burdens Away”
  6. “Heaven Is Mine”
  7. “Put Me Down”
  8. “God’s Gonna Do The Same For You And Me”
  9. “Desperation”
  10. “He Can”
  11. “He’s Having The Time Of My Life”

The first person to email me (sogospelbackrow@gmail.com) the correct answer to the following trivia question will win, Mike Bowling; The Hinsons Remembered.

**Mike had a successful solo career before joining forces with Kelly to form the Bowling Family.  Can you name Mike Bowling’s first #1 song on the Singing News radio singles chart?

*Video Credit (Mike Bowling – Topic)

**CONTEST NOW OVER**

Congratulations to Kathleen, who was the first to guess, “Thank God For The Preacher” as Mike Bowling’s first #1 song as a solo artist.

!!Free Music Monday!!

KPNRI hope everyone got out and enjoyed the summer time weather this weekend; at least those of us on the east coast.  To curb some of those Monday morning blues, lets give away some free music.

Up for grabs today is the hit 2015 recording from Karen Peck and New River; Pray Now.

Song Listing:

  1. “Calling”
  2. “Pray Now”
  3. “Hallelujah For The Cross”
  4. “Love With All Your Heart”
  5. “Blessed”
  6. “I’m Not Letting Go”
  7. “I Choose Christ”
  8. “Peace That Covers All The Pain”
  9. “Redemption’s Holy Lamb”
  10. “Lord, Send Your Angels”
  11. “A Life That’s Good”

The first person to email me (sogospelbackrow@gmail.com) the correct answer to the following trivia question will win, Karen Peck and New River; Pray Now.

**With Karen Peck and New River celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2016, can you name the group’s first radio single from their 1991 self titled debut album?

*Video Credit (Karen Peck – Topic)

!!Free Music Monday!!

bowlingfamily2013safestormAnother Monday, another chance to win some free music.  Up for grabs today is the Bowling Family’s 2013 release, Safe After The Storm.

Song Listing:

  1. “Somebody’s Believing”
  2. “Drinking From The Well”
  3. “That’s What I Miss The Most”
  4. “Everything’s Gonna Turn Out Right”
  5. “Victory’s Coming”
  6. “I Know Enough”
  7. “Come Along, Let’s Fly”
  8. “Just What I Need”
  9. “I’m Glad I’m Saved”
  10. “When All I Can Cry Is Holy”
  11. “God Sent Angels”

The first person to email me (sogospelbackrow@gmail.com) the answer to the following trivia question will win the Bowling Family’s, Safe After The Storm.

**A couple of weeks ago in a Southern Gospel Tidbits post, I mentioned Mike Bowling got his Southern Gospel start with this particular group.  Who was that group?

*Video Credit (Absolutely Gospel Music)

***CONTEST NOW OVER***

Congratulations to Damon who was the first to correctly guess Alphus LeFevre and the LeFevres as the group where Mike Bowling got his start.  More free music every Monday.

!!Free Music Monday!!

taylors2014measureofgrace300I trust everyone has a great weekend.  Lets give away some free music to help alleviate  those Monday morning blues.

Today, you have a chance to win the Taylors 2014 recording, Measure Of Grace.  This recording featured the four siblings on traditional/progressive Southern Gospel songs.

Song Listing:

  1. “I’m Committed To You Lord”
  2. “He’s My Guide”
  3. “Measure Of Grace”
  4. “I Want The World To See (Jesus Lives In Me)”
  5. “I Tremble”
  6. “The Least I Can Do”
  7. “The Cross Is Calling”
  8. “He Goes Before Me”
  9. “The Greatest Wonder”
  10. “Heaven Is Ready And Waiting For Me”
  11. “That Will Be Heaven To Me”

The first person to email me (sogospelbackrow@gmail.com) the answer to the following trivia question will win.

**In 2008, on the Taylors first recording (Rivers Crossed), the group recorded a song that would later (2011) be recorded by the Booth Brothers and become a big hit song.  Can you name the song?  Research is allowed.

*Video Credit (The Taylors – Topic)

***CONTEST NOW OVER***

Congratulations to Bobbie for being the first to answer “She Still Remembers Jesus’ Name” as first being recorded by the Taylors and then later became a big hit for the Booth Brothers.  More free music next Monday.

!!Free Music Monday!!

kpnr2016annivesaryWelcome to another Monday.  Lets get back to giving away some free music.

Today, you have the chance to win Karen Peck and New River’s 25th Anniversary, Collector’s Edition 2 CD Set.  Twenty five of the group’s biggest hit songs on two CD’s.  And another plus is they are the original recordings of the song, not remakes.

Songs found on the (2) CD Set:

  1. “Bend In The River”
  2. “He’s Sending Miracles”
  3. “God Still Answers Prayer”
  4. “Rain And Shine”
  5. “When Jesus Passes By”
  6. “Ten Thousand Angels Cried”
  7. “Daddy’s Home”
  8. “God Likes To Work”
  9. “God Is Faithful”
  10. “Christian In The House”
  11. “Four Days Late”
  12. “I Wanna Know How It Feels”
  13. “That’s Why They Call It Grace”
  14. “Hold Me While I Cry”
  15. “Hey”
  16. “Last Night”
  17. “Whispered Prayers”
  18. “Ephesians Chapter One”
  19. “I Want To Thank You”
  20. “Why Can’t All God’s Children Get Along”
  21. “On The Banks Of The Promised Land”
  22. “Good Things Are Happening”
  23. “Revival”
  24. “Finish Well”
  25. “Pray Now”

The first person to email the answer (sogospelbackrow@gmail.com) to the following trivia question will win this special (2) CD set from Karen Peck and New River.

**Karen Peck and New River started with an entire four piece band, some would say one of the best bands to ever be a part of Southern Gospel music.  Name the original members of the New River band.

!!Free Music Monday!!

whisnants2015walkoffaithGot the Monday morning blues?  How about I give away some free music to help ease you back in to another work week.  Let me first take this time to congratulate Phillip for winning the 2016 Southern Gospel March madness competition that concluded last week.  He chose the Kingdom Heirs and they ended up beating Karen Peck and New River in the championship round.  Thanks to everyone who participated and made this year’s contest fun.

Today, in the free give-away, we have the Whisnants 2015 release, Walk Of Faith.  Song listing as follows:

  1. “Joy In The House”
  2. “Worry Ends Where Faith Begins”
  3. “I’m Holding On To Grace”
  4. “Go Out Singing”
  5. “I Love You This Much”
  6. “My God Is So Good To Me”
  7. “Do You Know The Savior”
  8. “A Grave Mistake”
  9. “There Is A Fountain”
  10. “Walk Of Faith”
  11. “Saved Is All You Have To Be”
  12. “Healing Stream”

The first person to email me (sogospelbackrow@gmail.com) the correct answer to the following trivia question will win Walk Of Faith by the Whisnants.

**The Whisnants started as the John Whisnant Family in the early 1970’s.  The group began getting recognized on a national level in the late 1980’s when their songs began charting.  What was the Whisnants first #1 song on the radio singles chart?

*Video Credit (Southern Gospel Views from the Back Row)

***CONTEST NOW CLOSED***

Congratulations to Wayne for being the first to correctly guess “Is Anything Too Hard For God” as the Whisnants first #1 radio single.

!!Free Music Monday!!

Free music Monday has been extended.  I had the chance to see the Bowling Family a week ago and added six more brand new CDs to the prize vault.

I named the Bowling Family’s, Moments Like These one of the top five albums released in 2015.  Today, you have the chance to win Moments Like These.

Song Listing:

  1. “Praise God He Is Alive”
  2. “One Glorious Moment Of Faith”
  3. “I Was There”
  4. “Mourning To Dancing”
  5. “I Believe He’s Alive”
  6. “Even When You’re Asking Why”
  7. “I’ve Got My Foot On The Rock”
  8. “God Is Always Good”
  9. “God Likes Working In The Midnight Hour”
  10. “Our First Hallelujah There”

*The first person to email me (sogospelbackrow@gmail.com) the correct answer to the following trivia question will win.

**In December 2007, Mike & Kelly (Bowling Family) had their first radio single go to #1 on the radio airplay charts.  Can you name that song (research is allowed).

*Video Credit (Various Artists – Topic)

***CONTEST NOW OVER***

Congratulations to Connie for being the first to correctly guess “We Have A Savior” as the group’s first #1 song, as it was also the group’s first radio single.

VOTING: Southern Gospel March Madness – Championship Round

KH (300x199)We have reached the championship round in the 2016 Southern Gospel March madness competition.  Readers have chosen the Kingdom Heirs and Karen Peck & New River to battle it out in the final.  Rules have changed for the championship round.

Championship Round Rules:

  • KPNR (300x300)All readers of the blog can vote.
  • THIS FINAL ROUND OFFERS UNLIMITED VOTING.  That’s right.  Get your group’s fan base out to represent because this final round offers unlimited voting per person.
  • This poll will close on Monday (04/11/16).