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Learning Hymnwriting from Modern Hymnwriters

Learning Hymnwriting from Modern Hymnwriters

When today's leading modern hymnwriters are interviewed on radio or podcasts, the conversation often turns to their techniques and how and why they wrote their greatest songs. Here are some of their most useful podcast interviews. Stuart Townend (How Deep the Father's...

An Interview with Paul Heil

I recently had the opportunity to interview Paul Heil, a legend in the world of Southern Gospel radio. For thirty-four years, he has run a syndicated program called The Gospel Greats. Daniel J. Mount: I thought I would start by asking a little bit about your...

An Interview with Doug Anderson on Drive

In the CD interviews column, instead of sharing a reviewer's thoughts about a project, we interview the artist to get the artist's own thoughts. Doug Anderson's second solo release, Drive, comes out today; he graciously agreed to share some insight into the project....

Introducing CD Interviews

Several months ago, I did a reader survey. One of the questions was which columns you found most useful, and which you found least useful. There was a general consensus that most of the columns are interesting and useful. The one column that received a mixed reaction...

An Interview with myself

SouthernGospelBlog.com: Why on earth are you interviewing yourself, instead of someone far more interesting? Daniel: I want to be able to ask a question like that, but I don’t dare to anyone besides myself! More seriously, I thought this would be an interesting...

An Interview with Robert Fulton

I recently had the opportunity to interview new Gold City tenor Robert Fulton. Daniel: What sparked your love for and desire to sing Southern Gospel music? Robert: I've always loved music in general for as long as I can remember. In January of 2001, when I was 15, My...

An Interview with Jon Epley

SouthernGospelBlog.com recently had an opportunity to interview Inspirations baritone Jon Epley. Daniel: At what age did you first hear an Inspirations song or album? At what age did you first see them live? Jon: As far back as I can remember, my grandmother was a...

An Interview with Allison Durham Speer

Earlier this week, Allison Durham Speer launched the GodSong Music Academy. Daniel: Most of my readers know that you have a connection to the Speer Family, but many are new enough to the genre that they don't know the connection. How are you connected? Allison: I...

An Interview with Ernie Haase (2012)

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Ernie Haase, manager and tenor for Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, co-owner of StowTown Records, and, most significantly for this particular interview, the Cathedrals' tenor for their final decade on the road. We...

An Interview with Haskell Cooley

I recently had the opportunity to interview Haskell Cooley, who played piano for the Cathedrals from 1974-1979. Listen in to this fascinating conversation! Daniel: When did you first become interested in Gospel Music? Haskell: All right. I was raised up in church,...

An Interview with Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan recently launched a solo career. He also recently started performing with a new group, Canton Junction; a recently posted video of the group circulated so quickly that it picked up over 9,000 views in two or three weeks' time. Daniel: It has been four years...