Zion Mountain Folk was a Christian Bluegrass/Folk group in the 70s and early 80s who recorded and performed all their own original songs. They were a part of the 70s Jesus Music movement that launched the music format "Contemporary Christian Music." They were one of the only Bluegrass/Folk music groups at the time in that new national music movement. Zion Mountain Folk was comprised of Steve Smith on guitar, Ruth Smith on mandolin, and Harry browning on banjo.
Grass Roots Music
Zion Mountain Folk recorded this "Grass Roots Music" album in 1978 on Light Records, a major record label at the time in Contemporary Christian and Gospel music. It was distributed by Word Music.
Since it is no longer available in hard copy or download, and because so many of you have requested, we are offering for you to LISTEN BELOW FOR FREE! We hope you enjoy it.
The mountains and the hills shall break forth into shouts of joy and all the trees of the field shall clap their Hands
Over the years there were three different members of Zion Mountain Folk who played banjo with Steve & Ruth.