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Petra Means Rock (1989)

Updated: Jun 25, 2023


Petra Means Rock is a 1989 compilation album from the Christian rock band Petra. It is a collection of 17 rock songs from their albums they recorded on the Star Song label. The album debuted and peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart.


Track listing

All songs were written by Bob Hartman, except where noted.


1. Stand Up (from More Power to Ya) -3:36

2. Get On Your Knees and Fight Like a Man (from This Means War!) -4:34

3. Hit You Where You Live (Bob Hartman, Billy Smiley, Dino Elefante) (from On Fire!) -4:22

4. Killing My Old Man (from Never Say Die) -3:48

5. Shakin' the House (Bob Hartman, John Lawry) (from Back to the Street) -4:29

6. Second Wind (from More Power to Ya) -4:37

7. Clean (from Beat the System) -3:03

8. Not by Sight (John Slick) (from Not Of This World) -3:22

9. All Fired Up (from On Fire!) -4:31

10. Praise Ye the Lord (Greg X. Volz) (from Never Say Die) -3:20

11. He Came, He Saw, He Conquered (Bob Hartman, John Elefante) (from This Means War!) -4:07

12. Without Him We Can Do Nothing (Greg X. Volz) (from Never Say Die) -3:30

13. Angel of Light (from Never Say Die) -4:22

14. Judas' Kiss (from More Power to Ya) -4:45

15. Let Everything that Hath Breath (Greg X. Volz) (from More Power to Ya) -4:24

16. Counsel of the Holy (John Lawry, Danny Kingen) (from On Fire!) -3:38

17. God Gave Rock and Roll to You (Russ Ballard) (from Beat the System) -3:55


Personnel


Bob Hartman -lead guitar (all tracks)

Mark Kelly -bass guitar, backing vocals (tracks 1, 2, 4 -8, 10 -15 and 17)

Ronny Cates -bass guitar (tracks 3, 9 and 16)

Louie Weaver -drums (tracks 1 -3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15 -17)

John Slick -keyboard, backing vocals (tracks 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 -15)

John Lawry -keyboards, backing vocals (tracks 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 16)

Greg X. Volz -lead vocals, backing vocals (tracks 1, 4, 6 -8, 10, 12 -15 and 17)

John Sclitt -lead vocals, backing vocas (tracks 2, 3, 5, 9, 11 and 16)


Production credits


Jonathan David Brown -producer (tracks 1, 4, 6 -8, 10, 12 -15 and 17)

John and Dino Elefante -producers (tracks 2, 3, 5, 9, 11 and 16)


Previous release: On Fire! (1988)


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