Archive for April 6th, 2016

CLIFF BARROWS IS 93 TODAY!


Pictured in this 1949 photo is from left to right, Cliff Barrows,
Billy Graham and George Beverly Shea.

Clifford Burton Barrows is the longtime music and program director for the
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. He has been a part of the Graham
organization since 1949. Barrows is best known as the host of Graham’s
weekly Hour of Decision radio program, and the song leader and choir
director for the crusade meetings. Barrows, who was ordained as a
Baptist minister in 1944, was born in Ceres, California.


“The Christian faith is a singing faith, and a good way to
express it and share it with others is in community singing.”

Cliff Barrows ~

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LOOKING BACK AT PAST NEWS

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MERLE HAGGARD HAS DIED!


Merle Ronald Haggard (April 6, 1937 – April 6, 2016)

(URGENT UPDATE) – Concerts for April were cancelled due to his ongoing
battle with
double pneumonia. Haggard died today on his 79th birthday. 

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1963


The Kingsmen, from left, Don Gallucci, Jack Ely, Lynn Easton,
Mike Mitchell and Bob Nordby.                          
(Gino Rossi photo)

  
A rock group from Portland, Oregon, called The Kingsmen, recorded 
their cover of “Louie Louie” at Northwestern, Inc., Motion Pictures and
Recording in Portland. The session cost $50 and was done in one take. 

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