‘The Gospel According to Mark’ Brings Scripture to Life with Music’s Top Names

Uniting a veritable who's who of Gospel, soul, and country music luminaries for a uniquely inspired collection of song and spoken word, The Gospel According to Mark is set for release on May 17 from StowTown Records. Created by and featuring acclaimed singer/songwriter Mark D. Conklin, the project's 12 standout musical collaborations are interwoven with 12 scripture vignettes voiced by iconic songstress Gloria Gaynor. Produced by Conklin–who also wrote or co-penned each musical selection–and GRAMMY winner Mark Prentice, the project offers a fresh perspective on the New Testament book of Mark, chronologically conveying the account of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection. With Gaynor's narrations anchoring every song, The Gospel According to Mark showcases musical contributions from renowned actress and singer Rita Wilson; internationally revered collegiate ensemble The Fisk Jubilee Singers; Gospel trailblazers The Fairfield Four; the "Queen of Bluegrass" Rhonda Vincent; Southern Gospel leaders Ernie[…] Source