Believe in Him

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Believe in Him
Studio album by Johnny Cash
Released 1986
Recorded May – December 1982
Genre Gospel
Length 27:53
Label Word
Producer Marty Stuart
Johnny Cash chronology
Rainbow
(1985)
Believe in Him
(1986)
Class of '55
(1986)

Believe in Him is a gospel album and 71st overall album by American country singer Johnny Cash, released on Word Records in 1986. It features acoustic arrangements of classic gospel songs. In 2012, it was released entirely on CD for the first time on Bootleg Vol 4: The Soul of Truth, with a different running order. "Belshazzar" had previously been recorded by Cash for Sun Records. The album featured the Cathedral Quartet on background vocals.

It is notable as the first album of original material to be released by Cash for a label other than Columbia Records, with whom he was in the process of cutting ties at the time of release (though the tracks themselves were recorded several years prior). He subsequently signed with Mercury Records.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Believe in Him" – 3:25
  2. "Another Wide River to Cross" – 2:25
  3. "God Ain't No Stained Glass Window" – 3:07
  4. "Over There" – 3:12
  5. "The Old Rugged Cross" (with Jessi Colter) – 2:25
  6. "My Children Walk in Truth" – 2:39
  7. "You're Driftin' Away" – 1:35
  8. "Belshazzar" – 2:51
  9. "Half a Mile a Day" – 3:21
  10. "One of These Days I'm Gonna Sit Down and Talk to Paul" – 3:04

Personnel[edit]

  • Johnny Cash – Vocals, Guitar
  • Marty Stuart – Producer, Guitar, Mandolin
  • Earl "Poole" Ball – Piano
  • Hargus "Pig" Robbins – Piano
  • Bob Whitlock – Synthesizer, Organ
  • David Briggs – Synthesizer, Organ
  • Jack Grochmal – Pump Organ
  • W. S. Holland – Drums
  • Kenny Malone – Drums
  • Jimmy Tittle – Bass
  • Bob Wray – Bass
  • Roy Huskey – Bass
  • T. Michael Coleman – Bass
  • Joe Allen – Bass
  • Peter Drake – Steel Guitar
  • The Cathedral Quartet – Guest Vocalist
  • Jessie Colter – Guest Vocals on "Rugged Old Cross"
  • Mike Leach – String Arrangement

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