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70 Miles From Lebanon by Larry Norman

Cross Rhythms Rating: 9/10
CD: Album
Tags: Jesus Music, CD, Album, Recommended, Top Rated
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Many of Larry's best known songs performed in concert in Oregon in 2003.

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  1. 1. The Great American Novel
  2. 2. God Part 3
  3. 3. The Outlaw
  4. 4. U.F.O.
  5. 5. Six Sixty Six
  6. 6. Song For A Small Circle Of Friends
  7. 7. Don't Turn It Up
  8. 8. I Wish We'd All Been Ready
  9. 9. You Gotta Quit Kickin' My Dog Around
  10. 10. Follow The Drinking Gourd
  11. 11. A Sin To Dance
  12. 12. My Feet Are On The Rock
  13. 13. The Rock That Doesn't Roll, Sing Along
  14. 14. The End
  15. 15. Why Don't You Look Into Jesus, Finale
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9/10

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

A concert held on 18th October 2003 in Beaverton (which the fascinating sleevenote essay from Bob Gerstzyn helpfully tells us is 70 miles from Lebanon, Oregon) where the Jesus music pioneer sings a batch of breathtaking, classic songs, "The Great American Novel", "God Part 3", "The Outlaw", "UFO", "Six Sixty Six", "Why Don't You Look Into Jesus", "I Wish We'd All Been Ready" are surely the greatest body of work any postwar Christian singer/songwriter has assembled. A lot of this album was briefly available on the now deleted 'The Final Concert' album (which mysteriously our resident Larry Norman expert, Mike Rimmer, didn't rate) but with these stripped down versions putting all the focus on those unforgettable lyrics, I found the whole mood of intimacy and tender informality engendered here truly heartwarming. Considering his poor health Larry was in good voice and his chops only deteriorate during "My Feet Are On The Rock". The childhood reminiscence "You Gotta Quit Kickin' My Dog Around" may be an acquired taste too. If you're a hardcore Larry anorak with an ever growing pile of the maestro's CDs or a Christian music newcomer for whom the poet laureate of Jesus music is unknown to you, this is a haunting reminder of a huge talent.

Style: Jesus Music
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 12502
Product Format: CD
Content Type: Album
Cat. Code: Solid Rock SRD862
Items: 1
Release Date: 2004

Many of Larry's best known songs performed in concert in Oregon in 2003.

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Jesus Music CD Audio Samples Available


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Posthumous reissue of the "Godfather of Christian Rock".

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Jesus Music CD


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One of Christian music's classic albums from the Christian rock pioneer.

For more information about Larry Norman, check the Larry Norman Artist Profile on the main Cross Rhythms website for news stories, feature articles, interviews and much more. (Link opens in new window)













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