Early CCM–Spotlight on the Imperials

This is the CCM group “The Imperials.”  The song (which was a hard choice) is “Water Grave.”  They recorded a lot of music in the 70s and 80s.  They were regarded as “golden,”  with a substantial presence in the CCM scene. From Wikipedia–    “The Imperials are an American Christian music group that has been aroundContinue reading “Early CCM–Spotlight on the Imperials”

CCM Classic Spotlight on DeGarmo & Key

 “Long Distance Runner” by DeGarmo & Key from the album “No Turning Back:Live,” 1982, Lion & Lamb Records   You are a long distance runner You can feel the pain in your side Yet you must run on You are a long distance runner Keep your face in the wind And you’ll soon be homeContinue reading “CCM Classic Spotlight on DeGarmo & Key”

Classic CCM Spotlight on Glad

 GLAD is one of the pioneers of Christian pop/rock and a cappella music, having formed as a progressive rock group in 1972 and discovered a large audience for their a cappella music in 1988.  Today, with over 1.5 million albums sold, they continue to perform concerts and release occasional recordings. As Contemporary Christian Music (CCMContinue reading “Classic CCM Spotlight on Glad”

Classic Spotlight CCM–Amy Grant

“El Shaddai” is a wonderful song.  Amy has represented our Lord God in a wonderfully sincere way.  The Church owes her a deep debt and a considerable degree of blessing.  This song was recorded in 2004, at a live concert.  “She has been referred to as “The Queen of Christian Pop”. As of 2009, GrantContinue reading “Classic Spotlight CCM–Amy Grant”