Bill Glover

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William, Bill Glover (born November 22, 1952) is an American musician, Christian drummer, songwriter, minister and entertainer.

Glover moved to Fort Wayne in the 1960s from Florida when he was still a kid. When he was 13, he had taken up drumming. While in high school he began playing in several bands, and upon finishing school he toured with The Roemans of Tommy Roe fame, and also Gene Cotton.

He returned to Fort Wayne in the early 1970s and started playing with one of Christian rock pioneer bands, Loth Lorin. However, in 1972 he joined Bob Hartman, Greg Hough, and John DeGroff, to form the legendary Christian rock band Petra. Glover played drums/percussion on the first two albums of the band, "PETRA", released in '74 and "Come And JoinsUs", released in '78.

After leaving the band in 1978, Glover played with Greg Hough in the short lived Christian Rock band, Ransum. Glover also worked in several club bands and did some session work in Dallas, Texas and Chicago, Illinois. He also co-founded the Texas Blues band, SHAME SHAME. He returned to Fort Wayne in the early 1990s and began working with Greg Hough again.

In 2003, they formed a band called GHD. Later, in 2004, John DeGroff would join them in the project and the band changed its name to GHF (God Has Forgiven).

On June 12, 2004, a reunion of all the founding members of Petra was planned, but Glover didn't attend.[1] In November 2005 Glover did participate in Petra's reunion at Assembly of God in Fort Wayne, Indiana, during Petra's Farewell Tour.

Glover has also worked with the country gospel band, Simon Peter, out of Angola, Indiana and also writes devotional materials.

GHF released their 1st studio album in 2013. Glover wrote & handled lead vocals on two cuts. Glover played drums/percussion/guitar on the album. Glover also played drums & vocals on the live album GHF recorded called, GHF Honestly Live.

Bill Glover now lives with his wife, Tammy Slavens Runyan, and is simi-retired, in S/W Florida, where he plays drums and vocals with classic rock band, Bandana.

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  1. ^ Renaud, Josh. "June 12, 2004: At Oakhill Family Campground in Angola, IN". Petra rocks my world. Retrieved July 16, 2010. 

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