No compromise, legacy edition, offers the chance to get to know the real man behind the music. Keith green was a man of ideals in a world of compromise and his music still stirs millions around the world. No national bestseller or limited edition written on front. The 25th anniversary edition of keith greens inspiring. This expanded biography contains many added stories and insights, never before published photos, extra selections from keiths private journals, and glimpses into melodys season of grieving and raising their tw. The life story of keith green, melody green together with david hazard tells the story of keith from being a child music prodigy to his career in the secular music industry then finally in the tops of christian music.
I loved keith and saw him in concert many times, but you have to. The book spans his early life, musical career, path to christianity, marriage, family, and untimely death at the young age of 28. This book tells keiths early days as a struggling musician. The ministry years is a twovolume posthumous compilation album series by american contemporary christian music pianist and singer keith green, originally released in 1987 and 1988. The 25th anniversary edition of keith greens inspiring biography, revised and updated by his wife, melody. Legendary singer, songwriter, and spiritual revolutionary keith green was only 28 when he died in a plane crash with two of his small childrenbut his fiery. Who better to tell his story than the woman who shared his life and missionhis wife melody. Keiths work impacted his generation and the reverberations of his.
It even includes keiths first recording as an eleven year old on decca records. For those interested in learning more about keith greens short but influential life, i highly encourage you to read the keith green biography called no compromise. He loved jesus more than anything else in the world, and it comes through in this biography written by his widow melody green. Now, on the 25th anniversary of his death, melody has expanded and updated her husbands biography with many added stories and insights, never before. Joined by a host of friends, melody narrates this audio documentation of keiths life. I noticed that he kept at it, until one book seemed to capture his interest. God has used keith greens life and death to impact the world. The title was used for the official keith green biography written by his wife melody green, which was included in. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. I love his music so as soon as i saw no compromise i had to buy it. I hoped no compromise would reveal the inspiration for the songs i love. We see his early days as a struggling musician whose life was one of constant seeking but never finding until the day that jesus put an end to the search.
This book by melody green is a straight up story on how the spirit of god will work in a live thats open to his work. Born in sheepshead bay, brooklyn, in 1953, green developed his musical talent at an early age, signing a deal with decca records when he was only 11 years old. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for i am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Keith green no compromise lyrics and tracklist genius. The life story of keith green melody green, david hazard on. After reading it, i passed it along to a friend who also loved it and passed it on to his friend.
Keith still speaks from the pages of this account of his life of no compromise, and stands out as a light in a darkening world. The albums title derives from make my life a prayer to you, which begins. The vineyard christian fellowship didnt meet in a church but rather a house in beverly hills. David hazard he was only twentyeight when he died in a plane crash with two of his children, but singersongwriter keith green had already created a legacy of music and inspiration that would outlive him. And now the legacy continues as thomas nelson publishers releases an updated version of melody greens biography of keith, titled no compromise. As a college student, i was greatly influenced by keiths music. Its not just a look at his music but of his life and how he found god. Back in 1977, my two older sisters brought home for him who has ears to hear, keith greens first christian album. Keith green enthusiasts have been waiting for this updated legacy edition, and new fans will discover him in.
Every christian who has listened to keiths music will enjoy this glimps into what made it possible. The life story of keith green harvest house publishers, 1989. After the tragic plane crash it took melody several years, but a book about keiths life and ministry was released in 1989. The life story of keith green 9780917143014 by green, melody and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at. I started with no compromise by melody green, the wife of the late keith green. The life story of keith green follows keith from failed teen idol to the tops of the christian music carts to a fiery plane crash in texas. This revised and updated edition of his wifes classic memoir features previously unreleased photos, as well as new excerpts from keiths journals. No compromise is the powerful story of the life of keith green. No compromise audiobook the life story of keith green. One evening, in february 1979, keith was poking through his bookshelf pulling books out, scanning a few pages, then putting them back. Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and i will give you rest. There is a biography of keith greens life written by melody green with david hazard called no compromise. This expanded biography contains many added stories and insights, never before published photos, extra selections from keiths private journals, and glimpses into melodys season of grieving and raising their two surviving children on her own.
Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. No one can argue that he was not passionate about what he did, especially in the area of making great music using top session musicians. I had read this book years ago and lent my copy to someone somewhere along the line. The life story of keith green paperback november 9, 2008 by melody green author. No compromise is the biography of keith green written by his wife, melody. I purchased it again so that my wife could read this incredible story about the way that god transformed keith greens life in such a beautiful way and she found it moving, uplifting and challenging in equal measure. I first listened to his music and read his biography about five years ago and it made a great impact on me.
Melody green carries on christian legacy of husband keith. Check out 12th annual 168 film project jury announced. After his death in a tragic plane crash, melody was left alone and pregnant and in charge of keiths musical legacy. Find out more by visiting the melody green official page. Included with each volume is a 19page booklet insert. Melody green, no compromise the life story of keith green pg 2 keith and melody came to the vineyard skeptical and afraid of christianity because of their last experience at todds church. Straightforward and humble honesty characterize the foundation of keiths life, and is inspiring and confrontive to live the same way before our holy lord jesus today. Legendary singer, songwriter, and spiritual revolutionary keith green was only 28 when he died in a plane crash with two of his small childrenbut his fiery musical legacy changed the world. As a college student, i was greatly influenced by keith s music. The story of keith greens life is an inspiration to anyone who truly desires to live a life that chases after god.
The life story of keith green written by his wife, melody green. The life story of keith green by melody green 2008, paperback at the best online prices at ebay. The life story of keith green updated, expanded by melody green isbn. No compromise is the perfect title for this book, because keith green did not compromise when it came to the christian life. Singersongwriter keith green this is a fan page and is not affiliated with sparrow or last days ministries. Paperback after graduating from seminary, i all of a sudden have time to read nonrequired reading. The stories of his victories and his struggles to live up to his own message are genuinely refreshing. On the 25th anniversary of keith greens death, his wife melody has expanded and updated her husbands biography with many added stories. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. This revised and updated edition of his wifes classic memoir features previously unreleased photos, as well as new excerpts from keith s journals. Say hes a crazy, wildeyed prophet like ezekiel of long ago. Who better to tell keith greens story than the woman who shared his life and. A pioneer of ccm music, influential singersongwriter keith green rose to success in the late 70s pairing a poporiented soft rock sound with overtly religious messages. She is also at the early stages of working with a producer on a fulllength feature film from her book on their story, no compromise.217 904 269 1121 1495 666 284 545 1080 845 1509 677 102 858 1447 587 282 198 78 294 784 1095 773 470 742 1491 424 396 181 287