Go into the past young man

Christianity, music, writing

Chad Thomas Johnston has a nice post up at the Image blog about 1990’s Christian pop music. I was the kid listening to Deliverance.

As a seventh grader, when I wasn’t testing the tensile strength of my eardrums with Christian speed metal—music by Deliverance, for example, whose slogan was “Faster for the Master”—I was listening to Go West Young Man seven or eight times a day.

If you like this sort of thing, check out Joel Heng Hartse’s Sects, Love, and Rock & Roll: My Life on Record. Now if only I had something in my house that could actually play cassette tapes…