Vintage Memphis gospel imprint resurrected to find fans beyond church

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 21, 2019 10:42 AM CT | Published: November 21, 2019 4:00 AM CT

Forty years after his own gospel heyday, former Memphis disc jockey Juan Shipp is relaunching his D-Vine Spirituals label in a partnership with record producer Bruce Watson, who says he wants to bring the music “out of the church building.”


Bible & Tire Records Bruce Watson D-Vine Spirituals Recordings Elizabeth King Rev. Juan Shipp
Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd is program manager for WYXR 91.7 FM. 


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