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buzz interview 1972
Art is more engaging than propaganda...
new music interview 1976
If I get mad it bubbles around in my head and a song comes out...
new music interview 1980 - part 1
I have to fit into the body of believers in a kind of an unseen way...
new music interview 1980 - part 2
But shouldn't we get past all this pleasant sounding milk of encouragement...
new music interview 1980 - part 3
So I wrote the song as a surrealistic kind of drug-level vision...
buzz interview 1981
I must make a note of that. Do not go out with your hands in your pockets...
norman miller interview 1982
I don't write gospel music, not by my definition,...
strait interview 1984
I try not to bleed in public. I try not to sell my blood,...
on being interview 1985 - 1986
For music, I would say that Bob Dylan's "Slow Train Coming" is the best Christian album ever recorded...
crossrhythms interview 1993
I think the only thing I ever wrote for Christians was 'Sweet Song Of Salvation', and I wrote that in my sleep...
vog interview 1995
When I was growing up, I just sang to people at my school. They didn't wanna go to church, so I figured I'd bring the church to them...

writings by larry

the history of solid rock - 1975
Once...there was a tune and everyone knew how it went, but as time went by...
foreword - 1979
There was a time when I felt quite alone with my music...
a note from larry - 1986
Christian morality should be continual, reflecting the eternal concerns of God...
what is art - 1990
What is ART? God is the Creator of our World, Our Universe. His art is LIFE...