AOL Music's New Southern Gospel Station
Thursday, August 09, 2001
AOL Music is pleased to announce the launch of its new Southern Gospel Internet radio channel. By downloading Real Player from AOL Music's Spinner.com web site, listeners will be able to hear Southern Gospel 24 hours a day for free.
In addition to Southern Gospel artists, Spinner's Southern Gospel channel will program some of the top Bluegrass and Country Gospel artists, for added relish. During a given hour, a Southern Gospel aficionado may hear the Gaither Vocal Band, the Nelons, the Dove Brothers, the Oak Ridge Boys, Elvis Presley, Anne Murray, Merle Haggard, the Isaacs, and John Bowman.
Sully Roddy, Music Director for Spinner.com, is responsible for programming the new channel. Roddy, a well-respected Bay Area country music DJ, has worked for AOL programming Spinners country and inspirational channels for over a year.
"Southern Gospel" will be the fifth channel in Spinner.com's Inspirational Music category, taking its place alongside the Christian, Mod Christian, Modern Gospel and Traditional Gospel channels. Spinner currently offers more than 150 different channels, playing a vast variety of music and comedy.