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Sunday, May 24, 2009

THE WARMTH OF HIS LOVE


by Living Truth


KRISTI PRESS
KPI 378-S
1979


An expression of praise to our Savior for reaching into the cold empitness of our lives and filling it with...

the warmth of His Love

It is our prayer that together we may experience and grow in the love which He freely gives to us. "Walk in love, just as Christ also loved you, and gave Himself up for us..."
-Ephesians 5:2

GUITAR - Russ and Dee Dee Tibbits, Debi Ackerman
BASS - Dale Ackerman and Russ Tibbits
KEYBOARDS - Dee Dee and Debi
MELODICA - Debi
PERCUSSION - Bob Cooley
RECORDER-MANDOLIN-GUITAR-DULCIMER - Dee Dee
VOCALS - Russ and Dee Dee, Dale and Debi
ENGINEER - Jay Platte
PHOTOS - Audrey Foster

A SPECIAL THANKS TO OLAN AND SALLY FRANK...ACCOMPANYING SONG BOOK AVAILABLE FROM KRISTI PRESS INC.

KRISTI PRESS INC. 2340 PEALE DRIVE SAGINAW, MICHIGAN 48602


SIDE A:



COME BLESS THE LORD - James B. Hobbs
HIS LOVE REACHING - William T. and Gloria Gaither, Gaither Music/ASCAP
SURRENDER - Ackerman/Kristi Press Inc.
BLESS THE LORD (Psalm 103)/HIS NAME IS WONDERFUL - Tibbits/Kristi Press Inc., Audrey Mieir/Manna Music Inc./ASCAP
DESERT ISLAND - Tibbits/Kristi Press Inc.
TRUST IN THE LORD (Psalm 37) - Tibbits/Kristi Press Inc.


SIDE B:



PRAISE YE THE LORD (Psalm 150) - Gunther/Kristi Press Inc.
A FEELIN - Ackerman/Kristi Press Inc.
NO LONGER A BABY - Bryan Jeffery Leech/Fred Bock Music Co.
LAY YOUR BURDENS DOWN - Girard/Dunamis Music
EPHESIANS 6 - Tibbits/Kristi Press Inc.
LIGHT (Matthew 5:14-15) Ackerman/Kristi Press Inc.



Editor's note: Dee Dee Tibbits, the lifeblood of this group, still goes on. According to her website, Living Truth was formed in 1979 and performed until 1999 when the Tibbits focused full-time on their family. But you can still book the missus for a show. I'm not sure that she would be willing to play any of this material--seeing as she is quite an accomplished player of many instruments--but you never know. Heck, maybe Russ will even break out the old garb and sing and play along.

Also, since the Tibbits left the group another pair, Elroy and Tammie Kosters, has taken on the torch and now go by the moniker of Living Truth 2.

Other than the above the only information I could scrounge up was a news clipping from the Cass City Chronicle (9-13-1984) announcing a performance they held September 16, 1984. The original quartet was still together at that time along with Tammie Barbret.

By November 1, 1989 (Cass City Chronicle) it was just a trio sans the Ackermans. No word on what happened between those two dates spanning 5 years and I won't speculate either!



by Living Truth

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I just went to a dulcimer workshop taught by Deedee and she is great! She seems to be a very prolific musician and I'm sure could be persuaded to play some of this music if booked for an event. Her website: deedeetibits.com has contact info to book her.

Anonymous said...

I would love to have a listen to this! Would it be possible for a re-upload? Thank you for your consideration! :)

R. O. said...

The ones with old players are records that I have to re-record and I simply don't have time to do it now.