Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Christian Rhythm Festival

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Here's a CD-R compilation that Ed Nadorozny has put together for the forum members. Yep! It's Christian-themed rock and roll from the 'sixties! Ed's similar retrospective on THE PILGRIMS was top-notch, so I have high hopes for this one as well.

I made up the above insert in anticipation of receiving the disc. Here's the track listing along with some brief notes from Ed:

1. Crusaders -Come on 1965 London group unreleased
2. Crossbeats-Busy man 1965 Liverpool Pilgrim label
3. Envoys- Danger 1967 Southhampton Pilgrim ep
4. Witnesses-Everthing will be alright 1966 Liverpool Herald label
5. Envoys- Hallelujah 1967 from the same ep as above
6. The Peacemakers-Not now but tomorrow 1965 Hillborough group Herald
7. Proclaimers- Streets of gold 1966 Cardiff, Wales Herald ep
8. Crossbeats- Tears 1967 Liverpool Pilgrim Lp
9. Witnesses-Another day 1966 Herald ep
10. Peacemakers- Witness 1965 Hearld ep
11. Envoys- Mister Mighty 1967 Pilgrim ep
12. Four Kingsmen- Thats how the world goes around 1965 ep
13. Chordials- Walking in the shadows 1965 London group Evangelical
14. Peacemakers- Wandering 1967 Evagelical label lp
15. Witnesses- Why 1966 Herald Ep
16. Witnesses- The Winning side same as above
17. Crossbeats- Step aside 1967 Pilgrim label 45
18. Envoys- Love like Jesus 1967 Pilgrim label ep
19. Cobblers- Time & eternity 1967 Liverpool Hearld ep
20. Pebbles- he knows thy way 1967 Scotland Pilgrim Lp
21. Crossbeats-If Only 1967 Pilgrim 45
22. Liverpool Raiders-1966 Liverpool group ? Ep sorry forgot the label
23. Envoys -Door 1965 Evangelical label 4456
24. Four Kingsmen- Whatcha gonna do 1965 Herald Ep
25. Tony Mossop & Soul Seekers- Where could i go 1966 London Herald Ep
26. Envoys- Nobody Like .... 1965 Eangelical 4456
27. Peacemakers- Why 1967 Evangelical Label Lp
28. Crusaders- Let me tell you 1966 ? unreleased .
29. Crusaders- Had to turn away 1966? unreleased.


The Cusaders cuts were sent in as demos to Herald records but group was turned down by label.

Tonny Mossop had a hit in the 70's with Red Red wine.

Members of the Crusaders & Soul Seekers & Pilgrims formed a group in 1969 called "Out of darkness".

The Soul Seekers were British Jamaicans


Blogger Toby Roan said...

Thanks for visiting my blog. I was returning the favor and got real stoked about this CD. How do I get a copy?

I'm all for anything recorded by teenagers around 1966. And I never even thought about Christian garage music. A whole new world awaits! (How many times have I griped about the music I hear at church?)

October 26, 2006 10:50 AM  
Blogger Craig D said...


Check your e-mail.

Thanks for dropping by...

October 26, 2006 2:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Also interested in getting a copy. How do I do so? I've enjoyed the Crossbeats MP3s I downloaded from their site.

June 05, 2008 5:00 PM  

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