Summoning up the blood

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After the War – Jon Garvey

About Jon Garvey

Training in medicine (which was my career), social psychology and theology. Interests in most things, but especially the science-faith interface. The rest of my time, though, is spent writing, playing and recording music.
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2 Responses to Summoning up the blood

  1. Peter Hickman says:

    Thanks for the reminder of Larry Norman. What a talent he had!
    My parents weren’t impressed with his ‘Why should the devil have all the good music?’, but I loved it, and all of his songs. ‘Don’t give me those funeral marches; I ain’t dead yet!’. I still play them, along with the other Christian Rock artists of that era such as Barry McGuire (Eve of Destruction).

    • Jon Garvey says:

      Barry wasn’t a Christian when he recorded that, but I heard him live when he was. And Larry Norman too, in Hyde Park, 1972 – what impressed me most was that he rocked as much with just his small acoustic guitar as with the full band.

      That album, I discovered, is now in the Library of Congress as a notable American achievement (which is great for the English musicians and production team).

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