Chuck Girard is a pioneer of Contemporary Christian music. He was born August 27, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, and moved to Santa Rosa, California in his young teens. He was a founding member of Love Song, the first Christian rock band to become popular in the United States.
He became a solo artist in 1975, and wrote & performed the hit songs "Sometimes Alleluia" and "Rock 'N' Roll Preacher", both of which were featured on his debut Chuck Girard, an album that featured the band Ambrosia prominently throughout.
He is the father of Alisa Childers, a member of Zoegirl.
... Bob Ussery Tom Hicks Joe Kelly Chuck Girard Greg Van Krugel Warren Hays Jeff Bush Original members were Chuck Girard, the late Tom Hicks, Warren Hays, the late Bob Ussery, and Jeff Bush ... He was temporarily replaced by Greg Van Krugel, Chuck Girard's roommate and high school friend because he knew the material from being around the group during rehearsals ... Most often produced by Gary Usher of surf hot rod rock fame, Chuck and Joe went on to record as a duo under their real names, "Chuck and Joe," recording "blue-eyed soul ...
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