The New Christy Minstrels (officially known as The New Christy Minstrels, Still Under the Direction of Randy Sparks) is an American large-ensemble folk music group founded by Randy Sparks in 1961. From their beginnings as prominent figures in the early-1960s U.S. folk revival, the group recorded over 20 albums and had several hits, including "Green, Green", "Saturday Night", "Today", "Denver", and "This Land Is Your Land". Their 1962 debut album, Presenting The New Christy Minstrels won a Grammy Award and sat in the Billboard charts for two years.

The group sold millions of records and were in demand at concerts and on television shows. They also launched the musical careers of several musicians, including Kenny Rogers, Gene Clark, Kim Carnes, and Barry McGuire.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1962 Presenting: The New Christy Minstrels 1
1963 In Person 1
1963 Ramblin' 1
1964 Today 1
1964 Land of Giants 1
2001 Christmas With the New Christy Minstrels 1
Coat Your Minds With Honey 1
Cowboys and Indians 1
Tall Tales! Legends & Nonsense 1
The Definitive New Christy Minstrels 1
The New Christy Minstrels' Greatest Hits 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2003 Tell Tall Tales & Land of Giants 1
2003 Presenting & In Person 1

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Year Title RatingReleases
1997 Today / Ramblin’ 1

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