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Keith Green

GREEN, Keith Gordon. b. Brooklyn, New York, 1953; d. July 1982. Born into a Jewish family, Green was brought up as a Christian Scientist. In his early years he was a featured composer and performer of rock-and-roll: in adolescence he played the ukulele in New York clubs, and became involved with the drug scene. He was searching for a better life when he met Melody*, also a staff song-writer at CBS Records, Hollywood, whom he married in 1972. Together they founded the ‘Last Days Ministries’ in Los Angeles, primarily for those outside the normal church culture, and edited The Last Days Magazine, whose feature articles, notably those anti-Catholic ones, were reissued as tracts.. They travelled...

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