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12.03.21Improvements Made on Another Recent Single
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12.03.21Bible-Reading Update: Jeremiah 7-48
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11.27.21Christmas Playlist: A Month's Worth of Parodies
11.27.21Influential Albums: 561-567
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11.27.21How to Help the Studio Where We Record (It's Free)
11.27.21New USBs Include New CD and Latest Single
11.23.21This Week's News Bulletin
11.20.21This Week's ApX Radio Show: Thanksgiving
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11.20.21How to Donate Online or by Mail
11.20.21How to Donate & How to Get Multiple MP3s
11.20.21Wyoming Fan Lists Her ApX Top 10
11.20.21Prayer Update on Bill Turner
11.19.21Influential Albums: 554-560
11.16.21This Week's News Bulletin
11.13.21Influential Albums: 547-553
11.13.21New CD BOGO Extended by Request
11.13.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 19th Single
11.08.21New Single ('80 & '84)
11.06.21We Changed Two Songs on Our Last Two Singles
11.06.21Serious Prayer Update: Bill Turner
11.05.21Influential Albums: 540-546
11.03.21This Week's News Bulletin
10.30.21Happy Prayer Request Update: Bill Turner
10.30.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 18th Single
10.30.21Influential Albums: 533-539
10.25.21New Single: '86 & '89
10.22.21Four Members Celebrate ApX Anniversaries
10.22.21Sad Prayer Request Update: Angela Walker
10.22.21Influential Albums: 526-532
10.21.21Clues for 2021 Single #18
10.16.21Prayer Request Updates: Angela Walker & Bill Turner
10.15.21Another Rieger Daughter Becomes a Bride
10.15.21Influential Albums: 519-525
10.14.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 17th Single
10.13.21New Single: '85 & '86
10.09.21Updated on Three Prayer Requests from Last Week
10.08.21Influential Albums: 512-518
10.08.21What's on the Never, but Then Again Before CD?
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10.03.21Important Prayer Requests from Three Fans
10.03.21Influential Albums: 505-511
10.02.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 16th Single
09.30.21More Info on the Upcoming ApologetiX CD
09.28.21New Single: 80's Solo Superstars
09.25.21Next CD Coming Next Month
09.25.21Influential Albums: 498-504
09.25.21New USB Flash Drives Include New CD & Single
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09.17.21Urgent Prayer Request for Bill Turner
09.17.21From a Native American ApX Fan in Montana
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09.17.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 15th Single
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08.14.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 13th Single
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08.07.21New CD in Stock: Buy 1, Get 1 of 33 CDs Free
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07.30.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 12th Single
07.30.21Influential Albums: 442-448
07.27.21New Single: More Mid-80's Music
07.25.21Influential Albums: 435-441
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07.17.21The Stories Behind the Songs on Our 11th Single
07.16.21Father of the Bride (and Father of the Bride 2)
07.16.21More Info on the Upcoming ApologetiX CD
07.16.21Influential Albums: 428-434
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07.10.21Darnell Cline: Encouragement from Other ApX Fans
07.10.21Update on Last Week's Appeal Letter
07.10.21Get Ready for Our 62nd CD
07.10.21Remembering ApX Fan Steve Fagan
07.10.21Influential Albums: 421-427
07.08.21Clues for 2021 Single #11
07.05.21This Week's News Bulletin
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"Isn't Wasn't Ain't" (Director's Cut): Save $3 and Get a Bonus CD
Wed., Feb. 9. 2005 11:52pm EST

Now's your chance to save $3 by pre-ordering our "Isn't Wasn't Ain't (Director's Cut)" CD, which should be available to ship later this month. The Director's Cut has two additional tracks from the original "Isn't Wasn't Ain't" in 1993 that weren't on last year's 10th-anniversary reissue CD. Pre-order now and save $3 and get a bonus CD while supplies last.

Here's the scoop: In December 2003, we released a limited-edition CD to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our 1993 cassette, "Isn't Wasn't Ain't." We've since discontinued that CD, so -- like the original cassette -- it's now a collector's item. However, we've added a lot of fans to the fold in the last year who've never had a chance to hear "Isn't Wasn't Ain't." Many of them have taken advantage of our recent sale and purchased the complete ApologetiX library, which contains all of our CDs that are available in stores, but doesn't include our fan-club-only releases, which are not available in stores.

Consequently, we've decided to release the "Isn't Wasn't Ain't (Director's Cut)" CD. As the name suggests, this version is bigger and better than last year's 10th-anniversary reissue. We're having it duplicated professionally, and we're adding two tracks which were on the original "Isn't Wasn't Ain't" cassette in 1993, but not on last year's CD. Those additional tracks are "Mrs. Protestant," a parody of "Mrs. Robinson" by Simon & Garfunkel, and "God I Like About You," a parody of "What I Like About You" by the Romantics. That increases the total number of tracks on the new "Isn't Wasn't Ain't" CD from 18 to 20. We're also giving it a CD insert this time for those of you who want to have something to display in your CD binders.

Like our other fan-club-only releases, "Isn't Wasn't Ain't (Director's Cut)" is not available in stores.  It's something we're making available especially for our online fans.

The project should be finished later this month, so you need to pre-order now to take advantage of the pre-order offer: $3 off plus a free bonus CD while supplies last! Please note: If you order "Isn't Wasn't Ain't (Director's Cut) or "Apol-acoustiX" along with other CDs your entire order will be shipped together when those two CD's are available, which enables us to keep your shipping cost down.

Pre-order "Isn't Wasn't Ain't (Director's Cut)" or "Apol-acoustiX" now and save $3 off the $12.99 price. The first 600 people who pre-order either CD will also receive a free copy of our "Have Yourself a Parody Little Christmas" CD, which is no longer available for purchase.

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Warning: If you're looking for stellar performances, "Isn't Wasn't Ain't: The Director's Cut" isn't, wasn't, ain't the CD for you. It's a good time capsule from 1993 that will let you see how we sounded in our formative years, and it contains some great parody lyrics, but we had a lot to learn.  Our goal has always been to make each album better than the previous one.  Consequently, for many years we were hesitant to re-release "Isn't Wasn't Ain't" on CD, because we didn't want it to be the first taste of ApologetiX for a new listener.  However, we know that many of you already have everything else we've released and are eager for more.   

Here's a complete track listing:

Isn't Wasn't Ain't ("Livin' Lovin' Maid" by Led Zeppelin)
David and Goliath ("Paperback Writer" by the Beatles)
Lions ("Signs" by Five Man Electrical Band and Tesla)
Patients ("Patience" by Guns n' Roses)
Help Me, Rhoda ("Help Me, Rhonda" by the Beach Boys)
That Daughter ("Black Water" by the Doobie Brothers)
Little Esther ("Little Sister" by Elvis Presley)
Don't Try ("Don't Cry" by Guns n' Roses)
I Found the Answer There ("I Saw Her Standing There" by the Beatles)
Be Like David Was ("Feel Like Makin' Love" by Bad Company)
Ain't That a Miracle ("Pink Houses" by John Cougar Mellencamp)
Faith Pt. 2 ("Faith" by George Michael)
Christians Doin' Music ("Listen to the Music" by the Doobie Brothers)
What is and Will Forever Be ("What is What Should Never Be" by Led Zeppelin)
Matthew 9 ("I Feel Fine" by the Beatles)
He Really Got Mad ("You Really Got Me" by the Kinks and Van Halen)
Love Ain't Nothin' ("Long Train Running" by the Doobie Brothers)
Verynice City ("Paradise City" by Guns n' Roses)
God I Like About You ("What I Like About You" by the Romantics)
Mrs. Protestant ("Mrs. Robinson" by Simon & Garfunkel)

Here's a great funny story about our "Isn't Wasn't Ain't" CD from a fan named Matt Peckhart:

"Guys, thought you would enjoy this story about 'Isn't Wasn't Ain't.' This past weekend my in-laws as well as some other family members and myself were painting the new drywall in our house.  I brought the radio out and put three of your CD's in the player on shuffle.  One of them was the 10th anniversary issue of 'Isn't Wasn't Ain't,' which is one of my top three ApologetiX favorites. 

"Now, my mother-in-law retired from teaching music at the elementary school after about 30+ years and still teaches piano, plays the guitar, and is the director of our small church choir.  Anyway, the song 'David & Goliath' comes on and it is just about finished when she says the following.  'That takes a lot of talent to do what they're doing.  The tendancy is to make it sound harmonious and nice.'  She was serious, but in a very praising way. Finally, thank you for all of your work.  It's touched more people than you know."

Editor's Note: To add to the fun and humor when we recorded "Isn't Wasn't Ain't," we invited over some friends and had them join us for background vocals, which produced some amusing results.