Greg Long (singer)

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Greg Long
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Background information
Birth name Gregory Alan Long
Born (1966-12-12) December 12, 1966 (age 48)
Origin Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA
Genres CCM
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1994–present
Labels EMI, Sparrow

Greg Long (born December 12, 1966) is a contemporary Christian Music solo artist[1][2] and also a member of the contemporary Christian pop group Avalon.

Long was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota. He began singing at the age of 2, in his father's revivals.[3] He is married to fellow band member Janna Long[4] and they have three daughters, Lillian (8), Julia (6), and Eleanor (4).

Long has had four number-one hits on contemporary Christian charts: "How Long?" (a duet with Margaret Becker) from his first solo album, then "What a Friend" and "Think About Jesus" in 1995 and "Love the Lord" in 1996.[3] Long is a GMA Dove Award nominee.[5]



  1. ^ Bush, John. "Biography: Greg Long". AMG. Retrieved 14 May 2010. 
  2. ^ DeBoer, Terry (March 11, 1999). "Inspiration for songs just seems to sneak up on Greg Long", The Grand Rapids Press, p. F1.
  3. ^ a b Bailey, Mike (July 17, 1997). "It's been a Long road for this rising star", The Columbian.
  4. ^ Granger, Thom (April 25, 2004). "Never Givin' Up", Retrieved May 27, 2012.
  5. ^ (May 31, 1998). "Funny and he can sing, too", Sunday News, p. H3.

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