The Beach Boys…grew up with them…wanted to be them…even surfed a bit…no one sounded like them, though many tried…this CHRISTmas classic is from 1964…
I regret I never got to see Keith Green in concert.
But I wore out many a cassette tape over the years.
His music wasn’t designed to make you feel good or get warm-and-fuzzies.
It was designed to exhort, challenge, and, occasionally, rebuke.
Here’s one of my favorites:
On this Tuesday Throwback Tune Mick and the stones seem appropriate…
No idea when the “results” of the election will be known; but at that point about half the adult population of America should sing the tune…
I pray that someone peace will reign throughout the land…’we have not because we ask not’…
Well, this is an update, fantastic version of a throwback tune.
For me, it is fantastic, fabulous, and fine!
Lots of people didn’t like the lead singer’s eyes.
Of course anti-rock people didn’t like it, period.
I sure did…and do…
And loved to sing this song…especially behind the walls:
Some of you will grimace at this video. Some of you…a few…may question my salvation. And most of you are mature enough to recognize the difference between preferences and convictions…
I was in Cleveland, Ohio attending a Billy Graham crusade meeting. It was July of 1994. A hot and muggy evening.
It got hotter.
Mr. Graham said something like, “some of you will not like this music. Frankly, I don’t care for it that much. But I have talked to the men in the group. They love Jesus. So that is good enough for me…for the first time at one of our meetings, please welcome D C Talk!”
It was great.
And, for today’s throwback I present the following…a mixture of two of their lesser known tunes; but sadly still very apropos in our nation at this time:
It’s Tuesday Throwback Tune time!
Eddie DeGarmo and Dana Key…known as “DeGarmo and Key”..on the ‘list’ of those who railed against Christian rock back in the day…
Here’s one of their classics: