As many of you have already heard, John Spalding, the man behind Loveland, recently passed on after a long, hard-fought fight against cancer. I just received this message from producer Matt Bayles secondhand, via Chris Estey, asking for community help to release the Loveland album, The Beautiful Truth, which you can read about here.
As many of you know, John's record, "The
Beautiful Truth," has been finished for a few weeks now. John spent so much time
over the last couple of years finishing it, and we want to make sure it gets it
Our goal is to raise money to get a first pressing
made. Because John meant so much to so many, I am hoping that no single person
will have to donate more than $50 to make this happen. If $20 is all you can
afford, that still is a tremendous help.
I am in the process of
opening a separate trust account dedicated to the release of "The Beautiful
Truth." Of course 100% of any money made from sales of the record, as well as
any excess money left in the CD release fund, will be sent to the medical trust
fund. As soon as I have opened the account I will let everyone know what the
exact name of the fund is so they can donate.
Plans are also in the
works for a digital release as soon as possible. Our goal is to get the CD in