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  Welcome to the Official Larry Norman UK Website
Excellent DVD which reflects Larry’s music career with song clips and TV interview ranging from the early 1970s thru to 1986.
This is Larry Norman at his best captured on film.
Larry encourages you to “Don’t forget to support a child of Compassion or another charity organization this year.
larrynorman.uk.com   (224 words)

  Larry Norman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Norman's albums were a mixture of hard rock styles, with lyrics that were usually very serious, but occasionally very silly, (especially when performing with his best friend Randy Stonehill, whose first albums in the early 1970s were produced by Norman).
Norman had the album mixed and took photos of the band for the album's cover, though most of the tracks were recorded back in 1978 with Mike "Clay" Stone (Queen, Frank Zappa) as producer.
While "Larry Norman's 97th Nightmare" seems to be a blatant re-working of "Stagger Lee", it also opens with Larry and the Band imitating the famous false start at the beginning of "Bob Dylan's 115th Dream" by Bob Dylan, in which the band breaks up laughing and has to start the song again.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Larry_Norman   (2934 words)

 Larry Norman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Larry David Norman (born April 8, 1947 in Corpus Christi, Texas) Norman was a member of the rock band People!
Norman left the band and released his first solo album, Upon This Rock, in 1969.
Although Norman was not the first, there were very few artists making Rock and Roll records with Gospel lyrics at the time.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/Larry_Norman.html   (328 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Larry Norman
Larry David Norman (born April 8, 1947 in Corpus Christi, Texas) is considered a pioneer in the world of Christian Rock who also had a strong influence on several later rock musicians.
Larry is now living in a small rented room near to the Bunch of Carrots pub in the English countryside after the break up of his marriage.
Larry in the UK was compiled by Alan Gibson with appreciation to all the numerous sources who contributed information, archives and photos - special thanks to Paul Shaw for supplying extracts from the Backstage Bulletin (Belfast Concerts 1973-2001) and for inspecting the final document.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Larry-Norman   (6859 words)

 Larry Norman - Bio
Larry Norman is celebrating more than 45 years as a songwriter and performer.
Larry Norman grew up in a fl ghetto in San Francisco, to which he credits his indifference for white music.
Larry survived and stayed at the hospital for several weeks but did not recover well and was transferred to a nursing care facility where he lived with hundreds of other people.
www.larrynorman.com /bio.html   (2785 words)

Larry felt differently - that rock music had evolved from the fl gospel music of American slaves; that God didn't need to use rock or any other kind of music.
Larry continued to confront the evangelical community with his own personal vision of what best communicated Christ's love to the Sixties generation.
Larry's joyous trashcan symphony Le Garage Du Monde, The Young Lions' Spirit And Flesh ensemble work and Steve Scott's Moving Pictures were all considered too far over-the-edge for the American youth gospel market and never released.
www.webspawner.com /users/whoislarry   (1221 words)

 Larry Norman - Wikipédia
Although Norman was not the first, there were very few artists making Rock and Roll records with Gospel lyrics at the time, possibly because so many people associated rock music with secularism and hostility to traditional religious bodies.
In the late 1970s, Norman formed Solid Rock Records, which went on to release Stonehill's Welcome to Paradise and The Sky Is Falling, Daniel Amos' Horrendous Disc, Tom Howard's A View From The Bridge, and Mark Heard's Appalachian Melody among other titles from other artists and several of his own works.
Norman was severely injured in aboard an airplane in 1978 when an overhead compartment door fell on his head.
pt.wikipedia.org /wiki/Larry_Norman   (1129 words)

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Initially, when Norman's defibrillator was drained of its charge the insurance company would not supply him with a new one, so the doctors performed a medical procedure which they told Norman may help him.
According to Norman's Web site, there is no definitive answer on the state of Norman's health right now as he is waiting to be referred to other doctors for a variety of tests.
Norman has had over 300 "cover recordings" of his songs according to the release by such British notables as Cliff Richard and Petula Clark.
www.cbn.com /entertainment/music/Larry_Norman_sick.asp   (1039 words)

 Larry Norman - "Cornerstone 2001"
Larry left the band immediately to start a long and somewhat controversial solo career.
Norman’s music, and message, were hugely influential from the beginning.
Norman has appeared numerous times at Cornerstone but it's been over a decade since he's had a slot on the Mainstage.
www.servantsheart.net /cs01pho6.htm   (231 words)

 Larry Norman - a Review of The Phantom Tollbooth
In the seventies, Larry Norman was twenty years ahead of his time in how he was able to create artistic masterpieces of rock records out of the truth of Christian faith.
Norman had been to Belfast before and for the next two decades it was the scene of regular nights of Norman eccentricism and the sale of an abundance of LP’s and CD’s only available at gigs.
This is Norman in many cases without fancy equipment but the recordings are far from poor in quality and the performances are strong.
www.tollbooth.org /2001/reviews/larrynorman.html   (859 words)

 Larry Norman - a Concert Review by The Phantom Tollbooth
That '81 gig, on the night that IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands was going to die and Belfast was deserted apart from 2000 Larry fanatics, was about a man at the peak of his powers.
There is this connection with Larry that allows him to ask us for help because as he said he doesn't want us to make him a pop star.
After a few sing-alongs, with the words up on the screens, Larry moved to the piano told the band that hadn't yet appeared that he was going to do a few songs on the piano and well his voice came back home after years on holiday.
www.tollbooth.org /2000/creviews/lnorman0300.html   (861 words)

 Larry Norman performs “last” U.S. concert
Norman’s final American concert featured seven sets, half a dozen musical genres, a dozen and a half guests, and a raucous encore.
Norman has all but closed one of the most important chapters in contemporary Christian music, a chapter he started writing 49 years ago.
Norman has sought to do just that in the U.S. and in Britain and the European continent, where he’s lived and toured extensively on and off for four decades.
www.christianexaminer.com /Articles/Articles%20Aug05/Art_Aug05_16.html   (398 words)

 larry-norman Mp3 Albums Review
Norman was funny in his shows, with the kind of humor never heard at church camp, and with a message that left Christians unsettled.
Larry Norman, with this album, showed he was a force to be reckoned with in Christian music.
Norman himself was not glossy, and, in fact, often appeared as if he lived closer to a homeless shelter than Hollywood or Nashville.
www.full-albums.net /albums_review-larry-norman.asp   (3552 words)

 Larry Norman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In addition, the generally accepted meaning, a person from Normandy or one of the many French speaking invaders to Britain, was used chiefly by Anglo-Norman and Old French, though it originally referred to any Scandinavian of the time.
Relating to the Romanesque architechture developed by the Normans after the Norman Conquest, characterized by large arches and heavy columns.
The language spoken by the Normans who remained in England which was related to Old French.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Larry_Norman.html   (652 words)

 Larry Norman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Larry Norman was a member of the band People, which recorded the 60's hit "I Love You." After People broke up, Larry recorded four seminal albums of Christian rock and roll between 1968 and 1976:
Larry's albums were an unlikely mix of love songs, the gospel message, songs exposing the hypocrisy of the military-industrial-theological complex, and wry commentary on American culture (and counter-culture).
After 1975, Larry continued to record and to produce the albums of other artists.
www.mixed-up.com /lyrics/artists/larry.html   (169 words)

 Search Tuna Report for larry norman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Larry David Norman born April 8, 1947 in Corpus Christi, Texas was a member of the rock band....
Larry Norman Quotes Well people used to tease me and say,, you're a Christian Bob Dylan And then when Dylan became a Christian in my Bible study, they say to him, you're a secular Larry Norman....
Larry Norman This was a rare UK visit for the venerable Christian songwriter....
www.searchtuna.com /ftlive2/3716.html   (1414 words)

 Larry Norman Int.
Larry Norman is also back, though to those in the know, he never left, and the man once characterized as "too rock'n'roll for religious people and too religious for rock'n'rollers" now appeals to both.
Listeners may be surprised to hear Norman's song, "666" on the new album by Frank Black and the Catholics.
Norman has long made reference, in his copious liner notes, to writers and thinkers whom readers today are avidly devouring, including G.K.Chesterton, Malcom Muggeridge and Francis Schaeffer.
www.alivingdog.com /Larry_Norman_Int_.html   (1455 words)

 CCM Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the late ’60s and ’70s, Norman was one of a host of people in Southern California making music from a Christian perspective.
NORMAN: Upon This Rock was written to stand outside the Christian culture.
NORMAN: I think the vision these artists had 28 years ago was just to share the gospel.
www.ccmcom.com /archives/fullstory.asp?Id=858   (1289 words)

 larry Norman Old & New
Larry Norman's music is amazing and very different.
I as well have found Larry's music to be like the voice of God in my time of trouble.
And in efforts to not be a distribution place of free Larry Norman music the quality, although fine for listening through computer speakers is still 16 bit, mono and sounds awful if you want to make a CD.
www.geocities.com /larrynormanoldnew   (249 words)

 Larry Norman UK - Shopping Mall
This is Larry at his best solo, guitar, piano and chat -as we all remember him so well.
Larry was virtually the only Christian artist with a secular record deal.
Larry decided the Elsinore concert should be available right after the show.
www.larrynorman.uk.com /store3.htm   (923 words)

 Larry Norman "The Long Journey Home"
Twenty years ago today, or thereabouts, it was Larry Norman and not Sgt, Pepper that was creating a new song.
Norman, with his recognizable long white hair and an ever-constant smile, gave life to rock 'n' roll that spoke to us about the world's sad brokenness and God's consistent love, in poetry that transcended as comfortable language of the church and in music that shook the streets.
The gospel message is best spoken in the freshness of cultural significance, and the language most often spoken since the '50s is a vernacular of guitars, drums, rhythm and soul, and Larry Norman is one of the people that has made it happen.
www.geocities.com /~clubexit/lnorman20yrs.html   (2609 words)

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With street language and gritty imagery, Norman was the first to put into practice that Christian music could be powerful in its message yet relevant to the times.
Norman’s life changed dramatically in 1978 when an airplane accident caused him spinal and brain damage.
Larry Norman is a veteran of Christian music in many ways.
www.cbn.com /cbnmusic/Artists/Norman_Larry.aspx   (755 words)

 Larry Norman Music - Favorite Songs - Lyrics From   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Larry Norman was a member of the band People, which recorded the 60's hit "I Love You...
Larry Norman was born in Texas in 1947.
Larry Norman is one of the most controversial Christian artists in the Church today.
www.lyricsfrom.com /artists/l/Larry-Norman.html   (1608 words)

 Cornerstone 2001 - Larry Norman
Larry Norman sang "Good News" with Randy Stonehill during Randy's concert on Legends Night.
Quote of the Day: Larry Norman mentioned that he'd been walking around the festival, noting all the different kinds of bands there were--rock, reggae, ska, etc. "If they've got it [the secular world], we've got it, because we're imitators of..." He paused for a moment.
Larry turned and said, "What is it?" and talked with the kid for a minute before continuing the concert.
www.angelfire.com /tx/wirz/larry_norman.html   (271 words)

Larry was inducted into the Gospel Music Association's Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2001.
Larry certainly bears the marks of a witty, insightful and socially conscious songwriter in the vien of Dylan or Ray Davies of The Kinks.
Larry has preformed on stage or in the studio with Cliff Richard, Andy Pratt ("Avenging Annie"), Frank Black, Guns N' Roses keyboardist Dizzy Reed, and shared the stage with illuminaries such as Johnny Cash & Andre' Crouch.
groups.myspace.com /larrynorman   (549 words)

 larry norman - buzz interview 1972   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Larry sings Jesus-rock and has been hailed as 'the leading musical spokesman of the Jesus Revolution'.
Larry was once the lead singer with People, who had a massive hit in the States and, of all places, Japan with I Love You (But The Words Won't Come).
Larry assured me that he had no big aim to be a star.
members.iinet.net.au /~wpe/larry/intvw72.html   (577 words)

 Larry norman - larry Norman Old & New   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Larry Norman was one of the first Christian Rockers on the scene in the late 1960's.
Larry F. Norman focuses on the literature of French and European 17th and 18th century, and theater across the ages.
Larry F. Norman focuses on the literature of French and European seventeenth and eighteenth century, and theater across the ages.
ezseeks.com /ezsk/larry-norman.htm   (1311 words)

 The Ectophiles' Guide to Good Music - Larry Norman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Other than some Larry Norman albums, I don't have any of my Christian music collection anymore.
Larry Norman's irreverent sense of humour helped keep me sane in those days, and I still find it delightful, though I'm a born-again Pagan.
Larry Norman is dynamic live--at least he was the half-dozen or so times I saw him in the '70s.
www.ectoguide.org /search/norman.larry&source=entries&type=all&for=dead&p=2   (449 words)

 Norman, Larry
Both this and Bootleg show Larry live and in studio, honing his skills and perfecting his songs, many of which appear on later albums.
This is not meant to be a Larry Norman discography.
Though he denies it, the album should be viewed as autobiography since Norman was struggling through his own divorce and identity crisis at the time.
www.one-way.org /jesusmusic/norman.htm   (1188 words)

 Larry Norman: The Growth Of The Christian Music Industry - Larry Norman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the first part of a personal history, LARRY NORMAN, Christian music pioneer, charts the rise of Christian music from its roots and, based on his experiences, gives his own perspective on the collision between creativity and commerce.
In his most recent "State of the Union" address to the American people, President George W Bush said, once again: "The state of the Union is secure." And this is a country at war in the Middle East and at war within its own borders: the "blue" States against the "red" States.
Larry is obviously concerned about the quality(from a Christian perspective)of Christian music.Most,in my view,is fairly indistinguishable from secular music with a few religious lyrics thrown in.There are notable exceptions but for new Christians in can be difficult to find meaningful music.
www.crossrhythms.co.uk /articles/music/Larry_Norman__The_Growth_of_the_Christian_Music_Industry/24341/p1   (2026 words)

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