The Great American Novel (1972)i was born and raised an orphanin a land that once was freein a land that poured its love out on the moonand i grew up in the shadowsof your silos filled with grainbut you never helped to fill my empty spoonand when i was ten you murdered lawwith courtroom politicsand you learned to make a lie sound just like truthbut i know you better nowand i don't fall for all your tricksand you've lost the one advantage of my youthyou kill a black man at midnightjust for talking to your daughterthen you make his wife your mistressand you leave her without waterand the sheet you wear upon your faceis the sheet your children sleep onat every meal you say a prayeryou don't believe but still you keep onand your money says in God we trustbut it's against the law to pray in schoolyou say we beat the russians to the moonand i say you starved your children to do ityou are far across the oceanbut the war is not your ownand while you're winning theirsyou're gonna lose the one at homedo you really think the only wayto bring about the peaceis to sacrifice your childrenand kill all your enemiesthe politicians all make speecheswhile the news men all take noteand they exagerate the issuesas they shove them down our throatsis it really up to themwhether this country sinks or floatswell i wonder who would lead usif none of us would votewell my phone is tapped and my lips are chappedfrom whispering through the fenceyou know every move i makeor is that just coincidencewell you try to make my way of lifea little less like jailif i promise to make tapes and slidesand send them through the mailand your money says in God we trustbut it's against the law to pray in schoolyou say we beat the russians to the moonand i say you starved your children to do ityou say all men are equal all men are brothersthen why are the rich more equal than othersdon't ask me for the answer i've only got onethat a man leaves his darkness when he follows the Son[url=http://www.larrynorman.com/]Larry Norman 4/8/1947 - 2/24/2008[/url]MC
A legend in his own time. A great singer and song writer.I liked his song, "Jesus is God" powerful message.
Goodbye, farewell, we'll meet again Somewhere beyond the sky. I pray that you will stay with God Goodbye, my friends, goodbye. Larry
Wow.What an indictment.
does anyone know how he died? Sincerely Magnus
My two favorite singers... Keith Green and Larry Norman.He's has heart trouble for years, been very very sick.Krispy
My two favorite singers... Keith Green and Larry Norman
What Album, I mean CD, would you recommend?
In case anyone is interested in hearing Larry's music, I'm listing below just a couple of his songs that are noteworthy... just a couple...In no particular order:Why Should The Devil Have All The Good Music?I Wish We'd All Been ReadyForget Your HexagramNo More LSD For Me Please Moses In The WildernessBaby Out Of WedlockWalking Backwards Down The StairsPeacepollutionrevolution Looking For The FootprintsI Don't Believe In MiraclesThe Rock That Doesnt RollI Am A ServantNothing Really ChangesStrong Love, Strange PeaceLet That Tape Keep RollingUp In CanadaChristmastimeSweet Song Of SalvationYou Can't Take Away The LordRighteous RockerSong For A Small Circle Of FriendsWhy Don't You Look Into JesusDiamondsOne WayU.F.O.I've Searced All AroundSix Sixty SixThe Great American NovelReader's DigestBe Careful What You SignNightmareMy Feet Are On The RockCountry Church, Country PeopleBlue Shoes White - Unreleased VersionHymn To The Last GenerationThe Man From GalileeNightmare # 49The OutlawShot DownThe Sun Began To RainWatch What You're DoingLetters To The ChurchPut Your Life Into His HandsWhite Trash StompA Woman Of GodIf God Is My FatherIf You Don't Love The LordThe TuneWell, that was more than a couple, but everyone of them is a classic.Krispy
Rock on, Larry... I'll see you soon!
What? Krispy - you fixin' to kick the bucket soon?