November - Top of the List: The Bowling's "I Know Enough" is the Singing News Number one song. Coming: Will Lane is Returning to Sing Bass With the Anchormen. Going: After 33 years Steve French is Resigning as Baritone, emcee and co-owner of the Kingdom Heirs. No immediate future plans. Pianist Andy Stringfield is doing double duty for now; Aaron Crabb is leaving Canton Junction to Devote more time to the church he and Amanda founded. 8 decades; The Blackwood Brothers celebrate 80 years of music with a new project.
October - Shouting at number one - : Listening For The Shout by the Browders tops The Singing News chart this month. Dove Awards: SG performance - Brian Free & Assurance for "Say Amen"; SG song to Karen Peck & New River for "Revival"; Sg album to Ernie Hasse & Signature Sound for "Oh What A Savior"; Signature Sounds' baritone Doug Anderson won the Country song and album awards; Special events award went to "A Cathedral Reunion. Pray for: Chuck Wagon Gang tenor Stan Hill who had by-pass heart surgery on October 2nd. Remembering: Charles Johnson, founder of Charles Johnson and the Revivers; Bob Johnson, a former member of the Speers, who also was a part of some Gaither Reunion Videos and teamed wth his popular wife Jeannie for Duets; Roy Bray, pianist and baritone for the Southmen Quartet. Roy was killed in a traffic accident with the groups bus; Norman Wilson, tenor for the Primitive Quartet. He suffered a heart attack while hunting. Changes: Bryan Walker is leaving the Perrys, but a familiar face and voice will replace him. Troy Peach, most recently with the Bowling Family, will return after a four year absence.