The Rocks Off 200

The Rocks Off 100: Billy Dorsey, Grammy-Winning MARATHON Runner

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Who? It is apt that songwriter and producer Billy Dorsey should name his debut gospel album MARATHON, because he has been running all of his life.

His latest long-distance stretch is from Atlanta back to Houston, where he has just finished shooting a music video for the upcoming album's first single. "MARATHON is the future of gospel music," he said by phone from Mobile, Ala., the current rest stop on his way back home to Houston.

When Dorsey is not running, he serves as an outreach pastor for Lakewood Church.

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