Love Song was one of the first Christian Rock bands, founded in 1970 by Chuck Girard, Tommy Coomes, Jay Truax, and Fred Field. Additionally the earliest members included David Ingram on keyboards, Ernie Earnshaw on drums and Jack Schaeffer on bass. It was Schaeffer who came up with the group's name. Field was replaced by Bob Wall, who played guitar on the "Love Song" and "Final Touch" albums. Drummer John Mehler (who had joined the fledgling group in its infancy, then left with Field) rejoined in time to play on "Final Touch" and "Feel the Love.