Fighter – The Waiting – 1991

This was the introductory album from Fighter. Fighter was a new group of musicians from Iowa including husband and wife, Amy and Jim Wolter. Billy Heller, Mark Pence, and Sean Murphy rounded out the lineup. The album has trade off vocals from Amy and Sean and it works well. It’s a good Rock & Roll album that has more of a mid eighties sound than a early nineties sound. Fighter did very well on the independent Christian Rock charts in fact they may have been one of the highest charting introductory bands of the time. If you like your Rock with an arena feel you’ll love this album.

1 – Look Me In The Eye
2 – Wishful Thinking
3 – Shadows
4 – Face To Face
5 – Star One
6 – Do What You Want
7 – Running The Race
8 – Nice Guy
9 – The Waiting
10 – Radio Man
11 – Stop Look Listen

Backing Vocals – Amy Wolter, Billy Heller, Jim Wolter, Mark Pence, Sean Murphy (17)
Backing Vocals [Gang Vocals] – Amy* (tracks: 2, 8), Bill* (tracks: 2, 8), Caesar Salad* (tracks: 2, 8), Jim* (tracks: 2, 8), Sean* (tracks: 2, 8)
Bass – Jim Wolter
Drums – Sean Murphy
Engineer – John Thomson, Tom Tatman
Guitar – Billy Heller
Keyboards – Mark Pence
Lead Vocals – Amy Wolter, Sean Murphy
Photography By – Michael Wilson
Producer – Caesar

Companies, etc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Wonderland
Copyright (c) – Wonderland
Manufactured By – Word, Inc.
Distributed By – Word, Inc.
Pressed By – Disctronics USA – 114100
Recorded At – Catamount Recording
Mixed At – Catamount Recording
Published By – Big Rage! Productions

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Author: Ray Mansfield

One of the founding cowboys of Real 80s CCM. Been listening to this stuff since 1978.

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  1. Before her marriage to Jim, Amy Wolter was in a band called Sapphire who released an LP named “Crytal Clear” in 1980. It was a nice pop effort. Amy Swartzendruber (as she then was) is credited with writing five of the 11 songs and co-wrote a sixth one. In 1994, Amy Wolter released an album under her own name, “Hit Me in The Heart.” It’s comparable to Fighter.

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