The New Christy Minstrels are an American large-ensemble folk music group founded by Randy Sparks in 1961. From their beginnings as prominent figures in the early-1960s . folk revival, the group recorded over 20 albums and had several hits, including "Green, Green", "Saturday Night", "Today", "Denver", and "This Land Is Your Land". Their 1962 debut album, Presenting The New Christy Minstrels won a Grammy Award and sat in the Billboard charts for two years.
We would LOVE to see you in our audience! upcoming concert schedule. She’d brought along her guitar, and that was amazing. I had never before met a Julianne who could play and sing so well. When we performed in Burl Ives’ hometown of Newton, IL on Burl’s 109th birthday, our special Julianne was there, and she asked if she could join us onstage. Take Your Mother To Brunch’ is on The New Christy Minstrels’ CD titled ‘NICE TIME TO BE ALIVE’ and is for sale at all the live concerts. This CD was recorded, and mixed by The NCM Sound Engineer, Becky Jo Benson, and Mastered by Fab Dupont of Pure Mix Studio, New York, New York.
The New Christy Minstrels were formed by singer/guitarist Randy Sparks in 1961 Sparks had been a solo musician in the late 1950s, mixing folk music with Broadway In 1960 he formed the Randy Sparks Trio with his wife, Jackie Miller, and Nick Woods, but soon realized he wanted a larger group At the time folk music was very popular and choral. Love It Along" b/w "The Age of Not Believing". The group was gently parodied in the film A Mighty Wind, as the "neuftet" The New Main Street Singers.
Album · 1966 · 11 Songs. Christmas Wishes from the New Christy Minstrels.
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