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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

flashback

I mentioned yesterday that I've been reminiscing lately. In keeping with that, this post is a look at songs from those days gone by. The other night a friend and I were talking about music we used to listen to growing up and we had several "oh my gosh!" moments when one would bring up a song/artist the other had forgotten about. Please join me on a stroll down memory lane.

All Together Separate ~ Paradigm (1999)
Anointed ~ Under the Influence (1996)
Audio Adrenaline ~ Big House (1995)
Margaret Becker ~ Keep My Mind (1993) & Deep Calling Deep (1995)
Bob Carlisle ~ Getting Stronger (1993)
Steven Curtis Chapman ~ More to This Life (1989) & For the Sake of the Call (1990)
Clay Crosse ~ I Surrender All (1993) & He Walked a Mile (1997)
DC Talk ~ Jesus Is Just Alright (1992) & Jesus Freak (1995)
Bryan Duncan ~ Strollin’ On the Water (1998)
Imperials ~ I Listen to the Trumpet of Jesus (1998)
Jars of Clay ~ Flood (1995) & Love Song for a Savior (1995)
Cheri Keaggy ~ My Faith Will Stay (1995)
Wes King ~ Common Creed (1995) & Simplify (1997)
Scott Krippayne ~ Sometimes He Calms the Storm (1995) & Wild Imagination (1995)
Greg Long ~ How Long (1994) & Jesus Saves (1998)
Newsboys ~ Shine (1996) & Entertaining Angels (1998)
Out of Eden ~ More than You Know (1996)
Twila Paris ~ God Is in Control (1994)
Petra ~ No Doubt (1995)
Phillips, Craig & Dean ~ Crucified with Christ (1995)
Point of Grace ~ I’ll Be Believing (1993)
Seven Day Jesus ~ Butterfly (1997)
Michael W. Smith ~ Place In this World (1990)
Kathy Troccoli ~ Everything Changes (1991) & Go Light Your World (1995)

Please add what songs you remember for this is only a handful of artists and songs.

Today’s side of laughter is the music video for Butterfly. Whenever I hear this song, I’m taken back to when I was in youth. It would be blaring through the speakers while we played pool or fuseball or just sat around (and thought we were so cool). Good times, good times.

6 comments:

  1. your old huh.
    hahaha
    i actually read through that list and the only song i knew was 'place in this world' by ole michael w smith... his mullet in the music video for that song says enough.

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  2. Carly,

    Thanks so much for taking the time to confirm that I'm old. The fact that you only knew one song...well, I guess someone needs to educate you in some of the 'old school' classics. Oh, and who doesn't know Jesus Freak? So there's two you know :-)

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  3. ok ok ok
    its two!
    haha and place in this world just happens to be written 2 years before i arrived in the world... i'm just sayin'.

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  4. Oh my gosh, that video so barely makes any sense.

    Carly, you make me wanna cry! I know almost every song on there, plus some I'm sure even Amber does remember! Like:

    4Him ~ The Basics of Life (1992) & Wings (1994)
    Avalon ~ Testify to Love (1997) & Can't Live A Day (1999)
    Eric Champion ~ Smiling (1993)
    Third Day ~ Love Song (1996) & Your Love Oh Lord (1999) & God of Wonders (2000)

    I'll stop now; I'm pretty sure I've completely obliterated what little street cred I might have pretended to have by knowing all this. :-)

    - Alicia

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  5. I remember those too, Alicia! Well, except the Eric Champion one. I also remember a group called East to West and they had this one song; all I can remember is "Welcome to, welcome to the next level. You can leave your worries behind..."

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  6. That would be "Welcome to the Next Level" by East to West. They had a couple other hits, like "Live Like I'm Leavin'" and "Prince of Peace" (though my favorite was "Talk to Me"). I actually had both of their cds, I think (that's so sad). I had to look them up after you mentioned it -- One of the guys in the duo is now actually part of Rascal Flatts! How crazy is that!

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