The Salvation Army

The Salvation Armys pop group, the Joystrings were formed in 1964. They were a big hit and had several songs in the charts. We hear from Peter & Sylvia Dalziel and Joy Webb what it was really like being a christian band with chart sucess.

The Joystrings songs include:

"It's An Open Secret" (1964) - UK Number 32[2] (Regal Zonophone: RZ501)
"Million Songs" (1964)
"A Starry Night" (1964) - UK Number 34[2]
"He Cares" (1965)
"Only You" (1965)
"No Time To Lose / Love That's All Around" (Epic Records (USA): 5-10195)
"Christmas Can Be Every Day For You"

The release of this film online coinsides with the release of Sylvia Dalziel's book, The Joystrings: The Story Of The Salvation Army Pop Group. Sylvia will be touring with her book to Skegness, Coventry, Poole, Bristol and Peterborough, and concluding the tour on the Joystrings' anniversary on 25 November 2013.

To find out more go to:

This film is available on the DVD, "LINK 7". LINK is the video magazine of The Salvation Army in the UK and Ireland. Go to to find out how to order a copy or call 020 7367 4975.


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