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Jesus Freaks: Vinyl to Digital is a weekly cast dedicated to current and past Contemporary Christian Music and the artists behind the music. Each week we'll interview a different artist about their career, faith and the stories behind the songs. Permission obtained for all music used.

Jesus Freaks: Vinyl to Digital Host; Jason Huddle

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    • 4.5 • 13 Ratings

Jesus Freaks: Vinyl to Digital is a weekly cast dedicated to current and past Contemporary Christian Music and the artists behind the music. Each week we'll interview a different artist about their career, faith and the stories behind the songs. Permission obtained for all music used.

    Randy Stonehill (Pt. 2)

    Randy Stonehill (Pt. 2)

    In this final episode of season 2, our interview with the great Randy Stonehill picks up right where it left off, as Randy tells what it was like when he got the news of Keith Green's death. As Stonehill takes us through his solo career, we talk about his unique songwriting style, as well as preview some tracks from his brand new project, Lost Art of Listening! Plus, did you know Randy was in a really bad horror movie called, Beware the Blob! in 1972? Don't believe us? Click HERE and forward to time index 26:51! Trust us, it's worth it! Don't worry, Randy gives us the full story behind his cameo he'd wished we'd forgotten!
    You also don't want to miss the wonderful story of how, after decades of prayer,  Randy was able to lead his father to the Lord shortly before he passed away. It's an incredible end to and in credible season that you don't want to miss!

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    To support Randy's Ministry, please visit HERE.

    Music used in this episode:
    "Starlings" - Return to Paradise (Myrrh)
    "Lord You're Beautiful" - Performed by Keith Green
    "Baby Hates Clowns" - Thirst (Brentwood)
    "Who Will Save the Children" -  (For Compassion International)
    "Billy Frank" - Lost Art of Listening (RB-MacNeel Music)
    "Money" - Lost Art of Listening (RB-MacNeel Music)
    "Goodbye Old Friend" - Lost Art of Listening (RB-MacNeel Music)
    "Leonard Has a Toaster"- Lost Art of Listening (RB-MacNeel Music)

    This program is licensed through BMI and music is used by permission.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Randy Stonehill (Pt. 1)

    Randy Stonehill (Pt. 1)

    Known as one of the pioneers of Contemporary Christian Music, Randy Stonehill paved the way for future artists and set the standard for writing solid Christian Music. But his journey was not an easy one and it was his friendship with the late Larry Norman that ultimately led him to Christ. In this episode, Randy talks about his incredible journey to find Christ, as well as his complex relationship with friend and songwriting partner, the late Keith Green. Join us for part 1 of this 2-part season finale, as Randy regales us with his captivating stories and we look back at some of his music, as well as preview some tracks from Randy's brand new album, Lost Art of Listening!

    To support this program, please visit our PATREON page.

    To support Randy's Ministry, please visit HERE.

    Music used in this episode:

    "A Promise Made is a Promise Kept" - Randy Stonehill (Street Level Records)
    "I Love You"  - Randy Stonehill (Sonrise)
    "Forget Your Hexagram" - Larry Norman (Sonrise)
    "Norman's Kitchen" - Randy Stonehill (Sonrise)
    "Intermission at the Wonderama" - Beth Folsom, Robert Martin, Terry Glenn, Dianne Ready (Myrrh)
    "Prodigal Son Suite" - Keith Green (Sparrow)
    "Beginning of the Living End" - Randy Stonehill (MacNeel Music)
    "Your Love Broke Through" - Performed by Russ Taff (Sparrow)
    "Mercy in the Shadowland" - Randy Stonehill (MacNeel Music)

    This program is licensed through BMI and music is used by permission.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Phil Joel (Newsboys)

    Phil Joel (Newsboys)

    As the bassist for the powerhouse CCM group, The Newsboys, and also as a solo artist, Phil Joel has enjoyed a successful career in the CCM industry. But it hasn't come without its trial or difficult choices. In this episode, Joel talks about how ha cane to join the Newsboys, the hard decision to leave and how God has used his solo career to make a difference beyond his music. Plus, we'll take a look back a some Newsboys favorites that Joel was a part of, as well as preview some tracks from his brand new solo EP, "Better Than I Found It"!

    Music Used in This Episode:
    "Entertaining Angels" - Newsboys (Star Song)
    "Reality" - Newsboys (Star Song)
    "He Reigns" - Newsboys (Star Song)
    "In Wonder" - Newsboys (Star Song)
    "Better Than I Found It" - Phil Joel 
    "Sailing Speed" - Phil Joel

    This Program is Licensed through BMI and Music is Used By Permission.

    • 50 min
    Paul Roraback (Grammatrain)

    Paul Roraback (Grammatrain)

    Paul Roraback was the drummer for the Christian grunge band, Grammatrain, back in the early 90's. In this episode, he talks about his faith and how his love of music served as the catalyst to forming the band. However, after only putting out two albums, they stopped playing together when the lead vocalist recanted his faith. The experience, as well as a similar one in a different band of Paul's, left him reeling. Now, Roraback has a new band, PJ Bostic, and he is proud that his music has meaning once again. In addition to Paul's testimony, we'll also feature a few Grammatrain favorites and preview some tracks from PJ Bostic's brand new Album, Faith of Least Resistance!

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    To check out more from PJ Bostic, check out their website HERE!

    Music used in this episode:

    "Lonely House" - Grammatrain (Forefront)
    "Undevine Election" - Grammatrain (Forefront)
    "Jonah" - Grammatrain (Forefront)
    "Blue Light Gaze" - PJ Bostic
    "Gleam" - PJ Bostic
    "Faith of Least Resistance" - PJ Bostic

    This podcast is licensed through BMI and music is used by permission.

    • 57 min
    Kim Boyce

    Kim Boyce

    Kim Boyce came in to Christian Contemporary Music in an era when artists like Tiffany and Debbie Gibson were all the rage. She quickly became a Christian Pop icon with two number one singles off her debut album! In this episode, she talks about her career, balancing her music and family, and the Strongs tests of faith she endured after her music career had concluded. This episode is gonna be rad!

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    Music used in this episode:

    "Love Resurrection" - Kim Boyce (Myrrh)
    "Here" - Kim Boyce (Myrrh)
    "Not To Far From Here" - By Faith (Warner)
    "You're Always There" - Time and Again (Myrrh)
    "Healing Place" - Single

    This podcast is licensed through BMI and all music s used by permission.

    • 41 min
    Danny Mariano (Rage of Angels)

    Danny Mariano (Rage of Angels)

    Danny Mariano founded, and sang lead vocals for, what could have been one of the greatest Christian Metal bands ever. Instead, the band quickly folded shortly after their one and only album was released. Since then, that project has reached cult-like status in the Christian metal world, and has been a source of rumors and conjecture as to why the band broke up. In this episode, Mariano opens up about what truly happened to Rage of Angels and what happened to his attempts to reform the band. Plus, we'll highlights some tracks from that incredible album and preview a brand new single from Danny's latest project!

    To support this podcast, please click HERE!

    Music in this episode:
    "Hooked on a Good Thing" - Rage of Angels (Regency Records)
    "Leave You or Forsake You" - Rage of Angels (Regency Records)
    "Somebody's Watching You" - Rage of Angels (Regency Records)
    "Do You Still Believe in Love" - Rage of Angels (Regency Records)
    "Healer" - Danny Mariano
    Music used by permission. This podcast is licensed through BMI

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Faron D ,

Fans of 80s and 90s Christian Music will love this

Love hearing where they are now. Jason does a great job at asking the questions we all want to know. And playing excerpts of classic CCM songs.

Trytan ,

Not your average interview

Goes beyond what’s your favorite fruit and major influences interview.

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