Over thirty years ago there was a significant shift in praise and worship music. In 1991, Integrity Music was a fledgling five year old company in the early stages of revolutionizing the praise and worship genre by capturing live worship experiences and marketing them through their innovate direct-to-customer tape subscription service. They had remarkable success early on with worship leaders Kent Henry, Marty Nystrom and Don Moen but no one could have predicted the monumental impact a new West Coast worship leader named Ron Kenoly was going to have on their label and on the genre as a whole.
Category: Worship History
Five Things You Never Knew About Don Moen
With a lifetime of public music ministry you may think you know all there is to know about Mr. Moen. I was both encouraged, entertained and surprised to learn some new things about Don and the incredible life he’s lived as one of the architects of modern worship music.
Hosanna! Music: 8×8: The Best of the Best
I thought it would be fun to highlight one album from each of these worship leaders that was influential, memorable or even trend-setting.
This History of Integrity’s Hosanna! Music With Tom Brooks
It would not be an overstatement to suggest that Integrity Music, specifically their Hosanna! Music series of live worship recordings, influenced and changed the way North America worships.
My Tribute: Three Black Artists who helped pave the way for Modern Worship Music
I'll never forget the first time I heard Aretha Franklin sing. My mother had a copy of "Aretha's Greatest Hits", a compilation of her best known recordings for Atlantic Records she played regularly when I was young. As I stared at the spinning red label I couldn't help to be moved by what was being …
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