The New Christy Minstrels

The New Christy Minstrels

 

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The New Christy Minstrels (officially known as The New Christy Minstrels, Still Under the Direction of Randy Sparks) is an American large-ensemble folk music group founded by Randy Sparks in 1961. From their beginnings as prominent figures in the early-1960s U.S. folk revival, the group recorded over 20 albums and had several hits, including "Green, Green", "Saturday Night", "Today", "Denver", and "This Land Is Your Land".[1] Their 1962 debut album, Presenting The New Christy Minstrels won a Grammy Award and sat in the Billboard charts for two years.[2]

The group sold millions of records and were in demand at concerts and on television shows.[3] They also launched the musical careers of several musicians, including Kenny Rogers, Gene Clark, Kim Carnes, and Barry McGuire.[3]

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Presenting The New Christy Minstrels
 
Presenting The New Christy Minstrels, also known as Exciting New Folk Chorus, is a studio album by the acoustic American folk music group The New Christy Minstrels.
Christmas Wishes From The New Christy Minstrels
Album
Christmas Wishes From The New Christy Minstrels is an album by musical group The New Christy Minstrels, released on December 12, 2014.
American Folk Legends - New Christy Minstrels
Album
American Folk Legends - New Christy Minstrels is an album by musical group The New Christy Minstrels, released on August 14, 2013.
The New Christy Minstrels' Greatest Hits
Album
The New Christy Minstrels' Greatest Hits is an album by musical group The New Christy Minstrels, released on January 1, 1965.

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