Archivist is a guidebook to obscure and classic albums of the Jesus movement specifically written with the collector in mind. Most of the reviews on this site are from this book. It is a custom-printed reference work that contains paragraph reviews and descriptions of 2,400 albums that were made from 1965 through 1980. Approximately 250 pages with plastic spiral binding. The 3rd edition includes over 650 new write-ups, plus all the text from the first two editions. Also 504 pics of homemade album covers. The 3rd edition also includes a small new section on 7” singles/EPs and much expanded coverage of “incredibly strange” lps. Styles and sample bands include:

Acid folk (Whitsuntide Easter, Caedmon, Parchment)
Adult folk (The Wedgwood, The Folkways, Take Three)
Art rock (Arkangel, Jimmy Hotz, Jeff Johnson)
Blues rock (All Saved Freak Band, Exkursions, Vatten, Voiz) British folk (Aslan, Presence, Water Into Wine, Reynard, 11:59, Reality Folk)
Catholic folk (Ray Repp, Joe Wise, Paul Quinlan)
Classic artists (Larry Norman, Randy Stonehill, Honeytree) Classic groups (2nd Chapter Of Acts, Love Song, Mustard Seed Faith) Compilations (Jesus People, Jesus Power, Jesus Sound Explosion) Country rock (Canaan, Harvest, The Way, Hallelujah Joy Band) Female folkies (Marj Snyder, Pauline Filby, Judy MacKenzie) Folk (Guitar Ensemble, Dust & Ashes, Moment Of Truth, Rising Hope) Folk rock (The Bridge, Dove, Phoenix Sonshine, Rebirth, God Unlimited) Funk/r&b/jazz (Seawind, Soul Liberation, Psalm 150, First Gear) Garage rock (Holy Ghost Rec. Committee, Trinity House, Gospelfolk, Sharons) Hard rock (Earthen Vessel, Out Of Darkness, 4th Movement, Resurrection Band)
Incredibly Strange (Flight F-I-N-A-L, Little Marcy, The Game Of Life) Male folkies (Paul Clark, Bruce Cockburn, Mark Heard) Merseybeat (Crossbeats, Concords, Peacemakers, Pebbles, Jonathan & Charles) Progressive rock (Narnia, Vindication, Eden, Tetelestai, Sea Stone) Punk (Ishmael United, Rev Counta, Giantkiller, Bill Mason Band) Psychedelic (Azitis, Concrete Rubber Band, Agape, Fraction, John Ylvisaker) Rural rock (Latter Rain, Joshua, Sons Unto Glory, Horizon) Southern rock (Damascus Road, Emmaus Road Band, Desert Water Band) West coast (Wilson McKinley, Rainbow Promise, Last Call Of Shiloh, Harvest Flight)
Weirdos (Arthur Blessit, Pat Berkery, The Jesus Generation, The Cobblers)

(Note: styles such as pop/ccm, MOR, Southern gospel, traditional gospel, country, black gospel and contemporary gospel are not covered)

Loads of obscure recordings including US labels such as Myrrh, Creative Sound, Maranatha, Lamb & Lion, Bridge, Light, Sparrow, Sonrise Mercantile, Destiny, Airborn, Superior, Discovery, GIA, Avant Garde, World Library, FEL, NALR. Also scores of British albums from labels like Myrrh, Grapevine, Dovetail, Reflection, Emblem, Profile, Echo, Genesis, Key, Pilgrim, plus imports from Canada, Australia, Germany and other countries, along with numerous never-before-heard-of custom lps. Also a small section on previously unreleased Jesus music available on CD.

For further information on how to order, contact Ken Scott