”The Gray Geezers”
Gary “Choo-Choo” Yerger, Lee “Little Buford” Schappell, Rick ”Slim” Guinan, and ”Marvelous Markie” Miller
The NEW EARTH BAND welcomes you to our warm and fuzzy cyber-home! Check out “On the Docket” for 1) Future playing dates, 2) Announcements, 3) Thank-you’s and Acknowledgments. On many of those up-coming playdates, you can join us in person for some loose and easy, certified organic, raw-boned “Retro-Rural” Gospel Music - with just a bit of a saw-tooth edge - and a message that’s delivered to your heart in high-definition! We’re so ”down-home” that our zip code is “E-I-E-I-O” !
Click the big icon-link, below, to listen to
The NEW EARTH BAND on “Praise Radio”!
On the Praise Radio home page, select from the menu at the upper-left “Playlist & Requests”, and slide the cursor over to the “T”, under “Search by Artist”, for The NEW EARTH BAND, then scroll down to our listings, and please request one or two of our Good News Gospel music messages for Brothers and Sisters around the world to hear! - and yes, thank you!!
OR … this link will take you directly to The NEW EARTH BAND’S “Playlist & Requests” page! It’s sooo easy, a cave man can do it! http://praypraypray.net/playlistT.html?character=T
WANNA PURCHASE CD’s or HEAR A COUPLE OF TRACKS ?
Click the following link to listen to the opening track from the brand new CD, “A Long Time Coming” –> In A Little While We’re Going Home
Click this link to hear “Born Again”, from the brand new CD “A Long Time Coming” –> 01 – Born Again
PURCHASE “A Long Time Coming” CD, or to hear clips, click here >>
Click this link to get a good listen to the title track from Little Buford’s solo CD, “The Last Kamikaze”! –> The Last Kamikaze
Click the following one to hear “Monkey See, Monkey Do”, from “The Last Kamikaze” CD! –> Monkey See, Monkey Do
Click here to listen to “The Jubilee”, from The NEW EARTH BAND’s second CD, “Gospel Truth” –> Jubilee Remix
Click here to hear “That’s Just Not the Gospel”, from The NEW EARTH BAND’s “Gospel Truth” CD –> That’s Just Not the Gospel (See Galatians 1:6-9)
PURCHASE the “Gospel Truth” CD, or hear audio clips, click here >>
Click here to listen to “Rock of Ages”, featuring some gritty instrumental work from fiddler Warren “Mose” Boyer and Markie Miller on the Dobro –> Rock of Ages
Click here to listen to “Gospel State of Mind” from The NEW EARTH BAND’s self-titled, initial CD –> Gospel State of Mind
Click here to hear “The Unclouded Day” from The NEW EARTH BAND’s self-titled, initial CD –> The Unclouded Day
Click here to listen to The NEW EARTH BAND with Marvelous Markie singing lead on the unreleased track –> Supper Time
GOD WHISPERS IN YOUR SOUL AND SPEAKS TO YOUR MIND. SOMETIMES WHEN YOU DON’T TAKE TIME TO LISTEN, HE HAS TO THROW A BRICK AT YOU. IT’S YOUR CHOICE: LISTEN TO THE WHISPER … OR WAIT FOR THE BRICK!
EXPLORE THE “PAGES” and CHECK OUT THOSE “LINKS”
To your right, at the top of the page, you’ll find links to “Pages” that bear an abundance of info about The NEW EARTH BAND members (“About the Band”) and are jam-packed with details on our currently-available “Retro-Rural”, hopping-good-Country Gospel music CD’s (“The New Earth Band’s CD’s”).
You’ll want to check out Dave Reinwald’s Rocky Mountain Band page, and the fund-raising and benefit work which this band does. Lee has been the original bassist right from the git-go, since The Rocky Mountain Band’s inception in early 2005. And over the years, NEW EARTH BAND members Mark Miller (Dobro and guitar) and Rick Guinan (harmonica) also have performed at various fund-raising events with The Rocky Mountain Band. We have uploaded quite a few of the very best audio tracks from live benefit performances, which eagerly await the click of your mouse. Give ‘em a listen – this is legitimately good stuff!
Also over there in the “Pages” you’ll discover a variety of articles and sermons – many of them newly posted and updated – for your edification, your amazement, and even some for your amusement. Moreover, you are most welcome to read and re-read them, copy and print them, email their links to friends and family, insert those links into your own website if you like, and share the Good News Gospel message wherever the opportunity presents itself. There’s a veritable truckload of inspiration in that upper-right-hand corner! So, “Go ahead … make your day!”
Plus, in that “Pages” menu there are links to the texts of several very powerful, foundational messages that have been delivered from local pulpits, as well as on the air, such as “Israel, The Overcomer”, “Knowing God”. These include links to videos of the presentations, at the top of each text page. Additional links to those same videos also appear in the “Links” menu, to the right.
Now, if you’re simply looking for a snicker, a chuckle, a guffaw, or a rolling belly-laugh … you might want to check out “The Time Machine”, which is perpetually under construction - but promises to prove worth the pain!
You know, that “Links” section, over there to the right, is absolutely loaded with connections to websites that are guaranteed to scratch you right where you itch – such as our friend and world-famous chocolate-chip cookie guru, Wally “Famous” Amos’ wonderful “Read It Loud! Foundation” . Please, check that out – and start reading fun stuff with real substance to your kids again!
Sooo. if you’ve got a pulse, without question there’ something great over there in that “Links” column that’s just for you!
THIS IS THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE -
SPEND IT ANY WAY YOU WANT …
BUT YOU CAN SPEND IT ONLY ONCE !!
Gospel Music Association members, The NEW EARTH BAND’S initial, self-titled “The New Earth Band” CD, as well as our more recent projects, “Gospel Truth” , “The Last Kamikaze” , and “A Long Time Coming” are certified gloom-chasers and blues busters. You’ll find them at >> www.cdbaby.com, the CD Baby Tune Store when you enter “The New Earth Band” in the “SEARCH” box at the top of the page. It’s so easy … a cave man can do it !
To zip directly to a specific CD, this link will take you right to our first, one self-titled “The New Earth Band” >>http://cdbaby.com/cd/newearthband, ; and this link will bring you to our second full-band album, “Gospel Truth” >> http://cdbaby.com/cd/newearthband2. Now this little nipper will take you directly to Little Buford’s solo CD, “The Last Kamikaze” >> http://cdbaby.com/cd/newearthband3 while this one transports you directly to our most recent release >> http://cdbaby.com/cd/thenewearthband , “A Long Time Coming”.
OR - You may simply click on one - OR ALL ! - of those humongous CD BABY buttons below to listen FREE to sound clips, or to download tracks, or to purchase our CD’s – please do, as the proceeds from the sale of our CD’s help to support our active and fruitful ministry. And we’ll be delighted to ship to you anywhere on this planet! Our fleet of the swiftest-footed donkeys runs on unleaded hay, and is standing by in the shipping department, ready to move out!
Our initial CD project is simply self-titled “The New Earth Band”, and features 12 rough and raw, tracks of blue-collar, gritty-dirt-road, rural Gospel music, with that sawtooth edge! You may punch the humongous icon directly below, or click here >>> http://cdbaby.com/cd/newearthband to listen to audio clips, download tracks, or to purchase the CD. Four out of five doctors recommend you do one of the above, for spiritual stability!
The NEW EARTH BAND’s second, full-band CD project, is a 13-track beauty, titled “Gospel Truth”, which you’ll find at CD Baby - thanks to DiscMakers (www.discmakers.com), our manufacturing partners. “Gospel Truth” features long-time associate and fiddler-extraordinaire, the late, beloved Warren “Cadillac Mose” Boyer, on seven outstandlngly “earthy” tracks. When you get yours (and please, please do that!) we want you to listen particularly for the second track, “The Jubilee“, aptly dubbed “a heavenly hoe-down”, featuring a full, rich, driving sound with an abundance of instrumental lead-work. “The Jubilee“ is one joyous celebration that will get you excited about living eternally in God’s Kingdom-to-come! You’ll also want to check out Mose’s gritty fiddle work on “Rock of Ages” , and the happy hippity-hop that he puts into “Tell Me the Story of Jesus”. You can click on the big, fat CD Baby icon, below, or click this link, here >>> http://cdbaby.com/cd/newearthband2 , to access our CD “Gospel Truth”.
“Gospel Truth” has enjoyed a respectable amount of airplay, as has our first CD, “The New Earth Band”, primarily by Classic Country WWSM 1510AM, in the Central Pennsylvania area, giving a ride to “No, Not One” and “Gospel Truth”, as well as “The Door” and “Jesus Never Sang the Blues”, which are from our first album. “Gospel Truth” and “No, Not One” were also on the regular daily playlist of the Christian Internet station WhiteDove Gospel Radio, for months running.
Then, there’s the solo project from The NEW EARTH BAND’s “Little Buford” titled “The Last Kamikaze”, and containing 15 tracks - and that’s a lot of music, Amigos! There are 12 originals and 3 traditional, old-time Gospel tunes on this new release that became available April 1, 2011. It’s a slightly different, refreshing sound, as most songs on “The Last Kamikaze” feature as many as three and four guitar tracks. You may click on this CD Baby icon, below, or just click the following link >>> http://cdbaby.com/cd/newearthband3 , to access “The Last Kamikaze” , listen to audio clips, download tracks, or to buy the whole enchilada!
THE GOSPEL IS NEITHER A DEBATE, NOR A DISCUSSION. THE GOSPEL IS AN ANNOUNCEMENT !
IT’S NOT EASY BEING GREEN! But it’s the environmentally-expedient thing to do! The NEW EARTH BAND is carrying its share in accepting man’s stewardship of this old earth! The cover packaging of all three of our CD’s, “The NEW EARTH BAND”, “GOSPEL TRUTH”, and “The LAST KAMIKAZE” are totally “green”, seriously-spiffy, forward-thinking, and environmentally-friendly. We’ve taken a giant step upward from the conventional dinosaur plastic jewel case packaging that cracks and breaks, and clogs the landfills. Instead, we’ve opted for the new, cutting-edge, bio-degradable, UV-coated, light-weight, recycled craftboard package from our friends at DiscMakers (www.discmakers.com). We firmly believe that walking God’s walk includes reducing our carbon footprint on this planet! Hopefully, many other artists will soon begin to follow the lead of The NEW EARTH BAND !
WHAT YOU WORSHIP DETERMINES WHAT YOU BECOME
A Message From Crystal Clear of Whitedove Radio firstname.lastname@example.org
“We are pleased to have the fellowship of the members of The NEW EARTH BAND. This fellowship has been a part of Whitedove Radio for several years. Knowing Brother Lee Schappell, and speaking to him throughout the years, the Holy Spirit has developed bridges where distance is irrelevant. You can know the heart and see the fruit of one’s profession through the actions of his pronounced faith, through Him! The NEW EARTH BAND ministers through music what is expressed in their testimony. We are proud to air them on Whitedove Radio and know any venture they set to do they will do as is pleasing unto our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
May the Lord richly bless you.
The NEW EARTH BAND’s Lee Schappell recorded seven “hopping-good” station identification spot announcements for the internet Gospel station Whitedove Gospel Radio - which you may listen to by clicking on the blue links below.
Click below to hear The NEW EARTH BAND’s WhiteDove SPOT ANNOUNCEMENTS!
As of January 31, 2016, Live365, which was one of the original internet streaming networks, as well as one of the largest, closed its doors and ceased operations, forcing literally thousands of internet radio stations to seek affiliation with new networks, or shut simply down. Sadly, after 13 years of gospel ministry in song and word, WhiteDove Gospel Radio became one of the latter group. It is our hope and prayer that WhiteDove Gospel Radio will succeed in aligning with a new network and continue its fine work for the advancement of the Good News and the completion of God’s gospel work.
WHEN THE CROWD STRAYS FROM GOD’S PATH, FOLLOW THE PATH, NOT THE CROWD
>>> The NEW EARTH BAND has recently been contacted by Gospel radio station KIIT, on the enchanted isle of Puerto Rico, with the following message: “Please tell us how we can get your music to place it in our radio station … we love your music!” We promptly responded, sending them a little bit of everything! Muchos gracias, Amigos!” If you’re within reasonable earshot, give KIIT a listen!
>>> The internet Gospel radio station, Gospel Twang, on the Radionomy network, which features primarily Classic Country artists, has to our total delight been playing several NEW EARTH BAND selections, such as “He’s My Friend”, “My Lord and I”, and “Born Again”.
>>> The unique, rough-cut sound of The NEW EARTH BAND has been broadcast by Northern Ireland Country Music station RadioStar Country, a “semi-pirate” (no offense intended!) station featuring Country and Gospel music from the USA, Canada, and Australia, reports contact person Elaine Clarke.