Dixie Melody Boys News

Bass Singer Earl Roberts steps down 

October 31, 2022:  Several weeks ago, we asked everyone to pray for our bass singer Earl Roberts and his family.  The unexpected loss of his older brother was a terrible event that we all were affected by.  After a time of prayer and very careful thought, Earl has decided to take the opportunity to be home more to lead and support his family.  We are grateful for the three years he spent dedicated to the Dixie Melody Boys.  We wish Earl the very best as he follows the direction of putting family first!!  We…

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Great American Gospel 

The guys had the privilege of working with the show Great American Gospel a few months ago.  We had such a great time with Danny and Dee Kramer along with their entire staff.  

Here's a link to one of the songs we did on the show, "He's Coming and I'm Going".  You can watch the entire program Great American Gospel.   I'm sure you'll enjoy both of these and there will be more videos coming.

NQC 2022 

We have had numerous inquiries from our many friends regarding The Dixie Melody Boys being a part of the 2022 National Quartet Convention.  After being a part of this special event for several decades in Nashville, Louisville, and Pigeon Forge.  Unfortunately, we were not invited to be part of this year's event.  We wish our friends on the NQC Board much success with this year's event.

Are you ready for some new music? 

The boys have just finished cutting vocals on a brand new project coming out September 27th at National Quartet Convention, titled: "Worth Every Mile".  You will want to add this project to your collection.  We were blessed to work with James Rainey at Declaration 212 and create some really good music.  James pulled in some of the best musicians in the country including putting live strings on a tune or two.   We were truly blessed by having one of the DMB Alumni join us on this recording and play some…

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One Old Man Can't Be All That Bad - Ed O'Neal's Book is HERE!!! 

The new book written by Mr. Ed O'Neal is hear and available on our store page.  Not a more kind or genuine man in the music business sharing details of his life. This is a must read for all Southern Gospel Music Fans.  No one can tell a story quite like Ed O'Neal and he has lots of them to share.  

Ed O’Neal has owned, managed, and sung bass for the legendary Dixie Melody Boys for more than 55 years. Many of Southern Gospel’s best recognized singers of today developed their craft as members of the Dixie…

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Derrick Boyd, Jamie Caldwell And Matt Felts Inducted Into Hall of Fame 

(November 13, 2019, 2019) The Dixie Melody Boys have announced they have inducted Derrick Boyd, Jamie Caldwell and Matt Felts into their Hall of Fame.

Derrick Boyd was a key part in the most successful era of the groups rich history. He helped make songs like "Glory Cloud" standards in Southern Gospel Music. Matt Felts helped usher in a new era for the group, helping to bring them back to the top of Southern Gospel. Jamie Caldwell introduced "Antioch Church House Choir," a DMB classic, to a whole new…

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McCray Dove Inducted Into Hall of Fame 

(August 17, 2019) The Dixie Melody Boys recently inducted McCray Dove into their Hall of Fame. McCray spent over a decade with the group, helping to usher in the most successful era of the groups rich history. The Dixie Melody Boys Hall of Fame honors some of the many incredible artists that have come through the group including Rodney Griffin, Harold Reed, Tony Brown and many more. To view the Hall of Fame and also see where the Dixie Melody Boys will be appearing, go to www.dixiemelodyboys.com.

Ed O'Neal & The Dixie Melody Boys Committed To Spreading The Gospel 

Kinston, NC (May 21, 2019) — Since organizing nearly six decades ago, The Dixie Melody Boys have enjoyed much success, including a Grammy nomination and numerous Fan Award nominations. Hit releases have flowed their way in bunches. The goal of delivering a first-class performance filled with excitement, energy, and lots of great traditional Southern Gospel music are traits which have been instilled in each group member by their leader Ed O’Neal, a 55-year Gospel music veteran, who was inducted into the…

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