February 28, 2008

Larry Norman

4/8/47 - 2/24/08

"Goodbye, farewell, we'll meet again
Somewhere beyond the sky.
I pray that you will stay with God
Goodbye, my friends, goodbye."
(Larry Norman)

The news from his website here.

Steve Camp talking about him here.

I put this up here because it was through the music of guys like Larry Norman and Keith Green (and my friend Dan First that introduced me to their music) that I first realized that this Christianity business was real. Before them the Bible was very compartmentalized and had no real impact on my day to day life.

Here are a few of his songs that I could find on You Tube:

For some reason, one of my favorites:

Another Favorite, and gives you an idea of his circle of friends:

A song that was written for Janis Joplin:

update: (If you would like to see a picture of him with a fellow blogger of mine... While he is wearing the same shirt from the above video! ... then click here.)

Here is is much later in life singing the same song:

A song he wrote when he was a kid: (I just enjoy this song)