Mike Curb Congregation

The Mike Curb Congregation is made up of sixteen vibrant performers. The group has a broad scope of musical backgrounds and their repertoire includes everything from rock to easy listening to gospel and country and all types of music in between. The excitement generated by this group steadily garnered more and more attention as the requests for their personal appearances increased across the country and around the world. The group had Billboard chart hits with the theme from Clint Eastwood's Kelly's Heroes "Burning Bridges", which was co-written by Mike Curb and became a Billboard top 40 pop chart hit and "It's A Small Small World" which was a top 10 Billboard chart hit. The group had number one Billboard chart hits with their duet recording of "Candy Man" with Sammy Davis, Jr. and "All For The Love Of Sunshine" with Hank Williams Jr., which Mike Curb also co-wrote. The group performed with Lou Rawls on the Grammy Award winning record "Natural Man" and performed on hit records with The Osmond Family, Trini Lopez, Roy Orbison, Petula Clark, Mel Tillis, Tony Bennett and Steve & Eydie. The group also had successful singles and albums with "Put Your Hand In The Hand", "Softly Whispering I Love You", "See You In September" and many others. The group was seen throughout the nation weekly on the national CBS "Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour" television show. The group also appeared on television with such stars as Burt Bacharach, Tony Bennett, Andy Williams, Sonny & Cher, Jose Feliciano, Eddy Arnold, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Steve and Eydie, Dinah Shore, Mike Douglas, Monty Hall and Merv Griffin. The group recorded the theme song for Ronald Reagan's successful presidential campaign "Together A New Beginning", which was written by Mike Curb. They have traveled throughout the United States appearing live at Lake Tahoe (with Sammy Davis, Jr.), at Caesars Place (with Steve & Eydie), at the Hollywood Bowl (with Henry Mancini), at the Landmark Hotel in Las Vegas (with Hank Williams Jr.), at San Carlos Circle Star (with Eddy Arnold) and at the International Hotel (with Liberace). They also performed at a special concert with the Cincinnati Symphony with Andy Williams. They have been involved in four separate concerts at the White House and at the United States Air Force Ball. They toured Japan several times and performed at the Yamaha World Music Festival in Tokyo and throughout the world. During this decade, the Mike Curb Congregation released a double album featuring "Classic Gospel" songs and "Classic Hymns", which debuted in the top 10 of the Nielsen SoundScan Inspirational chart. The group honored the 60th anniversary of Billy Graham with an album of 60 classic hymns. Over the years, the Mike Curb Congregation was fortunate enough to record for several record companies including Capitol, MGM, Warner Bros., Curb and Coburt.

Mike Curb Congregation

60 Classic Hymns: Billy Graham 60th Anniversary Tribute

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
2. Abide With Me
3. All Creatures Of Our God and King
4. All Glory Laud And Honor
5. All Hail The Power Of Jesus' Name
6. Be Still My Soul
7. Be Thou My Vision
8. Beneath The Cross Of Jesus
9. Blessed Assurance
10. Blessed Be The Tie That Binds
11. Bringing The Sheaves
12. Christ The Lord Is Risen Today
13. Come Thou Almighty King
14. Come Ye Thankful People Come
15. Country Your Blessings
16. Crown Him With Many Crowns
17. Fairest Lord Jesus
18. Faith Of Our Fathers
19. For THe Beauty Of The Earth
20. Glory Be To The Father
21. God Of Our Fathers
22. Have Thine Own Way
23. He Leadeth Me 0 Blessed Thought
24. Holy Holy Holy
25. I Love To Tell A Story
26. I Need Thee Every Hour
27. I Surrender All
28. In The Sweet Bye & Bye
29. Jesus Loves Me
30. Jesus Loves The Little Children

Disc 2

1. Just As I Am
2. Leaning on The Everlasting Arms
3. The Lord's Prayer
4. May Jesus Christ Be Praised
5. Nearer My God To Thee
6. Oh God Our Help In Ages Past
7. O How I Love Jesus
8. Old Rugged Cross
9. Power In The Blood
10. Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow
11. Rock Of Ages
12. Shall We Gather At The River
13. Softly & Tenderly
14. Stand Up Stand Up For Jesus
15. Sweet Hour Of Prayer
16. The Church's One Foundation
17. This Is My Father's World
18. What A Friend We Have In Jesus
19. When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder
20. Where Could I Go But To The Lord
21. Amazing Grace
22. God Be With You
23. Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee
24. Were You There
25. His Eye Is On The Sparrow
26. Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
27. Onward Christian Solders
28. The Church In The Wildwood
29. America The Beautiful
30. The Battle Hymn Of The Republic

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