Refuge Records

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Refuge Records
Founded1980 (1980)
FounderGreg Nelson, Jack Hafer, Ray Nenow
GenreContemporary Christian music
Country of originUnited States

Refuge Records was a contemporary Christian music record label founded in 1980 by Greg Nelson, Jack Hafer and Ray Nenow.[1]

One imprint of Refuge was Pure Metal Records, although Star Song Communications bought out that branch in 1990.[2] The label had Doug Mann, future founder of R.E.X. Records, as an employee.[3]


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  1. ^ Thompson, John J. (2000). Raised by Wolves: The Story of Christian Rock & Roll. Toronto, ON: ECW Press. p. 132. ISBN 978-1-55022-421-4.
  2. ^ Van Pelt, Doug (August 1989). "On the Beat / Metal". CCM Magazine. 13 (2): 20. ISSN 1524-7848.
  3. ^ Mann, Doug (October 16, 2016). "Doug Mann, founder of R.E.X. Records (Part One)". Interviewed by Trav Turner and Bruce Fitzhugh. As the Story Grows. Retrieved October 24, 2016.