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The Tennessean. His health declined in recent years and he threw several festivals to raise money for his medical treatment. In , Frank Black , a fan of Norman's since childhood, backed him.
Norman endlessly tinkered with his back catalog, reissuing and repackaging his hits. So please keep sharing the info about this project. Maybe some of your friends want to be involved as well? Or already order a CD even before it has been made?
Update 4: Why do you want to record in Rohrsdorf? Major announcement number two! Major announcement number one! Learn More. Londoners stay up a half-hour later than the rest of their countrymen. Evidently L. During his career Larry Norman released more than albums, and although he may have had personality flaws and perhaps at times, even his own worst enemy, he never failed to proclaim the good news through his music.
Perhaps his most iconic song was ironically, a very quiet acoustic track that spoke of the Second Advent of Jesus Christ. He passed away in at the age of 60 years. Larry Norman has for good reason, been dubbed the 'father of Christian rock music.
Location: Plymouth England. The lyrics spelled it out c -i- -g- -a- -r- -e- -t- -t- e one letter at a time. Other lyrics in the song were " lung cancer, emphasema, a cardiac arrest, she'll probably have a stroke when she sees the x-rays of her chest".
Was that Larry or some other artist? Why do Solid Rock do this to fans? Only instrumental jams. I e-mailed Solid Rock about this, but I never got a reply, and they have replied other e-mails from me before. I agree with many of the above comments - it really was groundbreaking, and I still enjoy hearing it from time to time.
I will be glad to do my part to keep this thread going. While we discuss Upon This Rock, here is an old handbill from around , give or take a year. Burningfool , Feb 4, Jarleboy , Marty T , windfall and 1 other person like this. From Jim Bothel's amazing discography site. It was released as a "limited edition" first with no song titles or any other additional information on the back, and then as an "underground edition" and an "under ground edition" with space - both had the song titles handwritten on the back, early The "Underground Edition" first appeared with the cover photo inverted.
All these original versions probably in total came with gold labels and had "Poem" listed instead of "First day in church" apart from the title, there are no differences. The "Underground" gold label version has on the cover and on the labels. Number is also on the labels of the "Limited Edition" but this one has no number on the cover. My version of the release has on the cover and on the baby blue labels. There are many different label colors too.
Some were, others were not issued with an insert. The insert I know is from the "Underground" version; it's a fold-out insert with handwritten lyrics of "Peace Pollution Revolution" and "Right Here In America" printed at one side and the front cover photo on the other not inverted. It gives the date "Feb 13, This one was also released as part of the " Barchaeology " 3LP box with the same labels and catalog number. Therefore I have removed it from the LP listing above.
Larry Norman copied this disc from a bootleg. Interesting album for what it indicates about Norman's future development: a lot of these songs would appear in much more polished versions on some of the trilogy albums. The Live Concert side is understandably a little rough in terms of sound quality but gives a good idea of how pioneering Larry was in terms of the message he was trying to get across. The album probably deserves a proper CD release - the Illegal Noise version is from a bootleg.
Larry did this with a number of old releases in the noughties. I wonder if the original tapes even exist. For a while after Larry died, there was much talk of unearthing incredible unreleased material, but little or none of it materialised So, even by LarryNorman's standards, Street Level appears to be a particularly confusing release!
I haven't heard either version - one of my local record stores had has?Larry Norman, Street Level, One Way Records (JC), LARRY'S COMMENTS: 'Street Level' and 'Bootleg' were made under the poorest of circumstances. I was working on a series of seven albums, but I was also writing musicals and using some of my album songs for cast music. I had planned to do 'Street Level' and.