Bible Album

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The Bible Album, A Rock Testament was conducted and arranged by Martyn Ford (The Martyn Ford Orchestra) and recorded at Trident and Air Studios in London. Simon Phillips played the drums for some of the songs. Most of the songs were written and sung by members of the The Family International. Singers include Joan of Arc, Lawrence Pizzuto (aka Jonas), Simon Rugely (aka Simon Black), Ray Russel (aka Jeremiah Singer), Micah Teddy Bear, Michael Listen, Demis Roussos (non-member), and Jeanne Manson.

Album Covers

The Bible Album (cover)
The Bible Album (sleave back)
The Bible Album (cover)
The Bible Album (sleave back)
The Bible Album (cover image)

(Editor's Note: File sizes of the individual tracks range from 1.7 – 4.4 MB.)

The Bible Album – Volume I (Old Testament)

Track Biblical Event / Title or Character Singer
MusicTrack 1 "The Greatest Story / Creation" Micah
MusicTrack 2 "The Garden of Love / Adam and Eve" Simon and Joan
MusicTrack 3 "Cain and Abel / Cain and Abel" Jonas
MusicTrack 4 "Noah / The Flood" Sam
MusicTrack 5 "Father of Faith / Abraham and I" Simon
MusicTrack 6 "They've Got to Be Free / Exodus" Jonas and Jeremiah
MusicTrack 7 "The Commandments / Laws of Moses" Sam
MusicTrack 8 "Beyond the Years / 40 years in the Wilderness" Jeane Manson
MusicTrack 9 "The Land Across the River / The Promised Land" All
MusicTrack 10 "Love Will Grow / Ruth" Joan
MusicTrack 11 "Perfect Man / Job" Kirk
MusicTrack 12 "Shepherd Boy / David" Joan, Micah, and Jonas
MusicTrack 13 "I Will Not Fear / David" Simon
MusicTrack 14 "All is Vanity / Solomon" Demis Roussos
MusicTrack 15 "Prophet of Doom / Jeremiah" Jeremiah
MusicTrack 16 "Opening the Book / Daniel" Kirk, Micah, and Michael
MusicTrack 17 "Build it Again / Return from Captivity" John
MusicTrack 18 "I Can Hardly Wait for the Day / Isaiah" Micah

The Bible Album – Volume II (New Testament)

Track Biblical Event / Title or Character Singer
MusicTrack 1 "There is Born a Child / Birth of Jesus" Jeane Manson
MusicTrack 2 "Change Your Ways / John the Baptist" Jeremiah
MusicTrack 3 "Come and Follow Me / Calling the Disciples" Jonas
MusicTrack 4 "Words From the Mountain / Sermon on the Mount" Micah and Jonas
MusicTrack 5 "Born Again / Jesus and Nicodemus" Jonas and Simon
MusicTrack 6 "Law of Love / St John Chapter VIII" Simon
MusicTrack 7 "I Hope You Know / Cleansing the Temple" Jonas
MusicTrack 8 "Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled / Last Supper" Jonas
MusicTrack 9 "What Did He Do to You? Betrayal and Trial" Micah
MusicTrack 10 "Thy Will Be Done / In the Garden of Gethsemane" Jonas
MusicTrack 11 "It is Finished / Crucifixion" Kirk
MusicTrack 12 "He is Risen / Resurrection / Tell the Whole World / Great Commission" Sam, Joan, and Jonas (All)

Credits and Information

Manufactured and marketed by: Polydor Incorporated, 810 Seventh Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA
Distributed by: Polygram Distribution Incorporated.
Album title: The Bible, A Rock Testament
Album registration number: PD-2-9301
By: Family of Love
Arranged and produced by: Paul Buckmaster, Martyn Ford, Nick Harrison
Recorded by: Martyn Ford Orchestra
Leaders: Richard Studt and Gavyn Wright
Executive Producer: Andre Djaoul
Publisher: Melodieu Music B.V. (Companies in The Netherlands use "B.V." for Besloten Vennootschap, which is equivalent to limited partnership)
Music & Lyrics are credited as: Fogarty-Fogarty, Pizzuto-Rugely, Martin-Mc Clelland, Fridley-Mc Clelland, etc. (others include: Jonas, Sam, Joan, Micah, and Kirk)
Inside cover pictures: Kirk, Jonas, Windy, Micah, Michael, Demis Roussos, Jean Manson, Simon, Joan, Ray Russel (aka Jeremiah Singer), Paul Buckmaster, Andre Djaoui, and Martyn Ford.

Ray Russel (aka Jeremiah Singer): Acoustic and electric guitar.
Hugh Burns: Acoustic and electric guitar.
Ann Odell: Grand piano, clavinet.
Tony Hymas: Grand piano, clavinet, rhodesfender and hammond organ.
Scott McClurg: Grand piano.
Paul Buckmaster: Synthesizer.
Francis Monkman: Synthesizer.
Paul Westwood: Bass guitar.
Doni Harvey: Bass guitar.
Dave Marquee: Bass guitar.
Alan Jones: Bass guitar.
Simon Phillips: Drums.
Farry de Souza: Drums.
Brother James: Congas.
Ray Cooper: Congas, tambourines.
Moris Pert: Tambourines, tympani, shakers, cabaza, zulu bells, cowbells, tubular bells, bell tree, vibraphone, crotales, windchimes.
Graham Prescett: Solo Violin.
John Marson: Harp.

Colour illustrations: Andrzej Malinowski
Libretto illustrations: George Misrany, Etiene Morel Eman

See also

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