God Bless America Again

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God Bless America Again
Studio album by Loretta Lynn
Released 1972
Genre Country
Label Decca
Producer Owen Bradley
Loretta Lynn chronology
Here I Am Again
God Bless America Again'
Entertainer of the Year - Loretta
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

God Bless America Again is a 1972 album by American country music singer-songwriter, Loretta Lynn. The disc was her third album of gospel recordings and her last of all religious material for over 20 years.

The title song was cowritten by Bobby Bare and has apparently led some to mislabel this release as a collection of patriotic songs. Largely consisting of new material, the disc also includes performances of a few well-known songs including "Softly and Tenderly", "Just A Closer Walk with Thee", and "If God Is Dead (Who's That Living In My Soul)". Lynn wrote two songs for the album, "Working for the Lord" and "I Pray My Way Out of Trouble". This was Lynn's last album on the Decca Records label before it became MCA Records. The album peaked at #7 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart in 1972, an impressive chart performance considering no singles were released from the album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "God Bless America Again" (Bobby Bare, Boyce Hawkins)
  2. "Just a Closer Walk With Thee" (Traditional)
  3. "Six Feet of Sod" (Betty Sue Perry)
  4. "I Feel Like Traveling on" (James D. Vaughn)
  5. "Gethsemane" (B.L. Smith, W.B. Waldrop)
  6. "Soft and Tenderly" (Will L. Thompson)
  7. "Working for the Lord" (Lynn)
  8. "If God Is Dead (Who's That Living In My Soul)" (Lawrence Reynolds)
  9. "I Pray My Way Out of Trouble" (Lynn, Teddy Wilburn)
  10. "Just a Little Walk With Jesus" (Cleavant Derricks)
  11. "Living in God's Country" (Don Helms, Doyle Wilburn, Teddy Wilburn)

Chart positions[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1972 Country Albums 7