Monday, February 15, 2010
Heartwarming Records Signs Southern Legacy
Nashville, TN- Heartwarming Records (a division of Homeland Entertainment Group) is excited to announce the signing of one of the Southern Gospel Music’s most electrifying family groups, Southern Legacy.
Southern Legacy’s history in gospel music is competition for even the most prominent of today’s groups. The members of Southern Legacy consist of Rick Dunn, his wife Cindy, their daughter Stephanie, and is headed under the direction of Stephanie’s husband Andy Browning. Each of these members bring a unique chapter to the story which is the foundation of Southern Legacy. Rick grew up the son of a pastor and developed a heart for ministry through music at a very early. Cindy and Stephanie both “grew up” in Southern Gospel Music. Cindy’s Father is GMA & SGMA Hall of Fame member Glen Allred, of the Legendary Florida Boys. Andy worked for several years as a music director and radio personality in his hometown of Knoxville, TN. Then after completing his education would go on to sing with one of the most respected names in Gospel Music, the Grammy Award winning Blackwoods. In addition, Andy was an active part of the Stamps-Baxter School of Music for 10 years. During this tenure he was offered the unique opportunity to work with and learn from some of the most well known names in Gospel music including Ben & Brock Speer, Gene McDonald, Jack Clark (the legendary pianist for the Harvesters Quartet), Bob McKenzie of Benson Music, and Bill Gaither.
Browning says “We do not take our history in Southern Gospel Music lightly. God has truly blessed us by allowing us to have so many friends and mentors in the Southern Gospel field. With that blessing comes responsibility, we are committed to the furtherance of this great music that has been entrusted to us. We are very excited to have the opportunity to work with Homeland Entertainment Group. Homeland has always been one of the premier record companies in our industry. God has truly blessed us! As an added bonus he has allowed us the opportunity to work with a company whom so many of our friends and family have worked with down through the years. “
Scott Godsey of Homeland Entertainment says about the relationship “We are pleased to announce Southern Legacy signing to the Homeland Family of Labels. We are anticipating great things from this release and believe they will receive a favorable reaction when the fans hear this well deserving artist! ”
Southern Legacy’s first release on the Heartwarming label will be titled “Old Fashioned Meeting”. This project will feature some of Southern Gospel Music’s best loved standards presented in the signature style that is unique to Southern Legacy. This anticipated project is slated for release in the August of 2010.
For more information on Southern Legacy, visit them online at www.southernlegacymusic.com