CD Review: Pure Love (Legacy Five)
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CD Review: Pure Love (Legacy Five)

Pure Love is one of Legacy Five’s all-time most anticipated releases. The group recently saw a substantial vocal transition, with acclaimed songwriter Lee Black replacing outgoing tenor Josh Feemster and baritone Bryan Walker replacing founding member and twenty-year veteran Scott Howard. This album takes the opportunity to begin a redefinition of the group’s sound. It’s…

Album Review: Beyond the Sunset (Cathedral Quartet)

This was originally published in four installments. By popular request, all four posts have now been combined into this single, 5350-word mega-review. Today, according to CCLI (Christian Copyright Licensing International), the 10 most popular songs in American churches are, in order, “How Great is Our God,” “Mighty to Save,” “Our God,” “Blessed Be Your Name,”…

Album Review: When the Saints Go Marching In (Cathedral Trio)

This is the second entry in our series of Cathedral Quartet album reviews. The Cathedral Trio’s debut project, Introducing the Cathedral Trio, was enough of a success that the Cathedrals went back into the studio later in the year to record another. If the events in original tenor Bobby Clark’s memoir (The Cathedral Quartet: The…

Album Review: Introducing the Cathedral Trio (Cathedral Trio)

This post starts a series of Cathedral Quartet album reviews with an ultimate goal of an in-depth review of every recording (excluding compilations) recorded by the Cathedrals, from their start as a trio in 1963 through their retirement in 1999. Since the Cathedrals came out of the Weatherfords, their immediate prehistory can be traced back…