Bill Batstone

Jun 02, 2009
Feb 12, 1999
Jan 01, 1991

Bill Batstone is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1974 David Diggs Love Song Strings Bass
1975 Good News Good News Bass
1976 Bob Ayala Joy By Surprise Bass
1977 Good News Good News II Songwriter, Bass, Vocals
1977 Gospel Seed Growing Bass
1978 Karen Lafferty Sweet Communion Songwriter, Bass
1978 Kelly Willard Blame It On The One I Love! Bass
1978 Richie Furay Dance a Little Light Bass
1980 Randy Stonehill The Sky is Falling Bass
1981 Tom Howard Danger in Loving You Background Vocals
1981 Larry Norman Something New Under the Son Bass
1982 John Mehler Bow & Arrow Songwriter, Arrangements, Bass
1982 Pat Terry Humanity Gangsters Bass
1982 Mark Heard Victims of the Age Bass, Background Vocals
1983 Pat Terry Film at Eleven Bass
1984 Tim Miner Tim Miner Songwriter
1984 Lewis McVay Coming Attractions Songwriter, Electric Guitar, Background Vocals
1984 Pat Terry The Silence Bass
1984 Rob Frazier Cut it Away Bass
1984 Mark Heard Ashes and Light Bass
1985 Tom Howard & Bill Batstone One by One Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Guitars, Basses, DMX Programming, Vocals
1985 Mark Heard Greatest Hits Of Mark Heard Bass, Background Vocals
1985 Mark Heard Acoustic Songwriter, Bass, Background Vocals
1985 Mark Heard Mosaics Bass
1985 Wendell Burton Heart of Eternity Background Vocals
1986 The Fourth Watch Dare to Be the One Background Vocals
1987 John Mehler Back In Love Co-Producer, Background Vocals
1987 Debby Boone Friends For Life Songwriter, Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
1987 The Choir Chase the Kangaroo Keyboards, Background Vocals
1987 Steve Archer Off the Page Songwriter
1988 Billy Sprague La Vie Songwriter
1989 Arcade Arcade Background Vocals, Songwriter
1989 Randy Stonehill Return to Paradise Fretless Bass
1990 Morris Chapman Live Worship Songwriter
1990 Randy Stonehill Until We Have Wings Bass and Fretless Bass
1990 Bryan Duncan Anonymous Confessions of a Lunatic Friend Background Vocals
1991 Mark Heard Second Hand Acoustic and Electric Bass
1991 Various Artists At the Foot of the Cross -Volume 1- Clouds, Rain, Fire Vocals
1992 Darrell Mansfield Get Ready Songwriter
1992 The Choir At the Foot of the Cross Vocals
1993 Mark Heard Reflections of a Former Life Songwriter, Bass, Background Vocals
1993 Mark Heard High Noon Acoustic Bass
1997 Petra Petra Praise 2: We Need Jesus Songwriter
2000 Mark Heard Greatest Hits Bass, Background Vocals
2007 Bob Bennett Six String Prayers Songwriter
2007 John Standefer Six String Prayers Songwriter
2016 Phil Keaggy All At Once Songwriter

Bill Batstone


Bill Batstone has been a member of:

Jan 01, 1951

Bill Batstone is an American guitarist, bassist, composer and singer/songwriter. In 1970, Batstone started his first band Rebirth, with David Diggs, including percussionist Alex MacDougall. Later Batstone would go on to form Good News with Diggs and Erick Nelson and Bob Carlisle.

Batstone recorded and toured for five years with singer/guitarist Richie Furay of the Buffalo Springfield and Poco. He penned the hit song "I Still Have Dreams" for Furay. Batstone was the bass player on many recordings and tours for artists such as Randy Stonehill, Mark Heard, and Larry Norman and was a part of touring version of The Maranatha! Praise Band, led by Dan Collins, in the greater part of the 1990s. Batstone currently is touring and performing with the Tommy Coomes Band and is a member of the Harvest Worship Band at Harvest Christian Fellowship. The Tommy Coomes band leads worship at all of Billy Graham and Franklin Graham Festivals worldwide. The Harvest Worship Band leads music and worship at the Harvest Christian Fellowship church in Riverside, CA and also at the Harvest Crusades.

Bill Batstone. (2011, June 12). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 13:22, November 29, 2011, from

Where are they Now: 

Billy Batstone is the Worship Leader at Riverside Harvest.

Billy Batstone. (n.d.) Retrieved: 18-Nov-2021. In Harvest.

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