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Rock & Roll: The Devil's Diversion

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[...] Above all, I pray that the purpose of this book will be plainly understood: Christ is the positive alternative to what youth seeks in rock and roll music.

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Jun 25, 2012 Marvin rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: people who love Jesus and Lawrence Welk.
Recommended to Marvin by: a well-meaning but ignorant pastor
Shelves: music, humor
I'm rating this based on my reading from 1968 so I can't be totally sure of the accuracy but I still think this book qualifies as my silliest read of all times. Phoenix based Christian lunatic Bob Larson believes that Rock & Roll is evil and will invite demons into your body. He pretty much believes anything will get you possessed but especially rock and roll. He claims to have been a songwriter of the devil's music in his past before he saw the light. There are a couple examples of his song ...more
Aug 16, 2007 Anne rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: heathens
This book charts the downfall of modern rock from the glorious heights of "moon and june" classics to devil worshiping mod-rock and psychedelic head warps. A must read if only for this embittered Christian popster's diatribes against Frank Zappa and Eric Burdon of Animals fame.
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Larson was born in Westwood, California, the son of Viola (née Baum) and Earl Larson.[2][3] He was raised in McCook, Nebraska.[2]

Larson plays guitar; he has claimed his early experiences as a musician led to his concerns about occult and destructive influences in rock music.[4] He would later incorporate his guitar playing into some of his sermons. In the 1960s, the focus of Larson's preaching cen
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