“Fool’s Wisdom”–Malcolm & Alwyn, [1973]

Alwyn Wall, Jano Wall and Tom Hooper at Calvary Chapel Melbourne, Florida, playing "Fool's Wisdom." Malcolm and Alwyn were a popular British gospel beat music group in the 1970s. They played Beatles-influenced rock music with lyrics reflecting their conversion to Christianity. The duo was composed of Malcolm Wild and Alwyn Wall, who had been performing … Continue reading “Fool’s Wisdom”–Malcolm & Alwyn, [1973]

Classic CCM Spotlight on Larry Norman

Song, "I Wish We Had All Been Ready" Larry David Norman (April 8, 1947 – February 24, 2008[1]) was an American Christian musician, singer, songwriter, record label owner, record producer, writer, playwright, actor, photographer, and humorist, who is credited as "a key figure in the development of contemporary Christian music",[2] "the most significant artist in … Continue reading Classic CCM Spotlight on Larry Norman

Early CCM: Spotlight on Evie

***** "Clean Before My Lord."  This is a song by Evie, c. 1975.  It carries potent memories, as she was a major artist in Contemporary Christian Music.  This particular song, "Clean Before My Lord,"  is just coming out of the "Jesus Movement", and it carries an innocence and a clarity that is rare today. I sincerely … Continue reading Early CCM: Spotlight on Evie