John Michael Talbot (b. May 8, 1954) is an American Catholic singer guitarist who is founder of a monastic community, the Brothers and Sisters of Charity.
He was born into a Methodist family with a musical background in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He had started learning to play the guitar by the age of 10. At fifteen he dropped out of school and was performing as a guitarist for Mason Proffit, a country folk/rock band formed with Terry, his older brother. The band produced five albums and was one of the forerunners of more successful country rock bands such as the Eagles.
As success beckoned, Talbot embarked on a spiritual journey that took him via everything from Native American religion, Buddhism, to Christianity. At this point he and his brother joined the Jesus Movement, recording the album Reborn which was re-released by Sparrow Records(originally released as "The Talbot Bros." on the Warner Brothers label.)
Two solo albums followed for Talbot: John Michael Talbot (1976) and The...
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