Inspiring Set of Songs Features Biggest Names in Gospel and R&B Music
Such As Patti LaBelle, Charlie Wilson, Yolanda Adams, Al Green, Smokie Norful & More
James Fortune with Cracker Barrel Staffers
PR — Columbia, MD. (October 9, 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.
From 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.
There 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.)” Grammy Award-nominated gospel group James Fortune & FIYA team up with urban songstress Monica and gospel great Fred Hammond on “Hold On” which rose to #2 on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart in 2012. Fortune participated in a pre-launch of the CD this past Labor Day weekend at the 2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion (TJFR) in Orlando, Florida.
The 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” that serves a thick slice of inspiration, crossing religious and cultural boundaries.
Singer 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.
Founded 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.