God Is Abundant

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God Is Abundant
Studio album by Connie Smith
Released November 1973
Recorded 1973
(Columbia Recording Studio)
(Nashville, TN)
Genre Gospel
Label Columbia
Producer George Richey
Connie Smith chronology
Connie Smith's Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
(1973)
God Is Abundant
(1973)
That's the Way Love Goes
(1974)

God Is Abundant is the twenty second studio album by American country music artist, Connie Smith. The album was released in November 1973 on Columbia Records and was produced by George Richey. It was Smith's first album of Gospel music for the Columbia and her fourth Gospel album overall.

Background and release[edit]

God Is Abundant consisted of eleven new tracks record by Connie Smith. The album was recorded in 1973 at the Columbia Recording Studio in Nashville, Tennessee. At Columbia, Smith was permitted to record more Gospel material, therefore, God Is Abundant was released in 1973.[1] It contained cover versions of Dottie Rambo's "Remind Me Dear Lord," Porter Wagoner's "When I Sing for Him," Dolly Parton's "Golden Streets of Glory," and Kris Kristofferson's "Why Me." The album was released on a 12-inch LP album, with six songs on the record's first side and five on the record's second side.[2] No singles were released from the album.

God Is Abundant also charted, reaching #20 on the Billboard Magazine Top Country Albums chart, becoming Smith's final album to chart in the Top 20.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "God Is Abundant" – (Marie Boyer)
  2. "Well of His Mercy" – (Wayne Manning)
  3. "When I Sing for Him" – (Porter Wagoner)
  4. "You Can Move That Mountain" – (Dannie Lee)
  5. "Remind Me Dear Lord" – (Dottie Rambo)
  6. "At the Foot of the Cross" – (Larry Lee)

Side two[edit]

  1. "Why Me" – (Kris Kristofferson)
  2. "The Baptism of Jesse Taylor" – (Dallas Frazier, Sanger D. Shafer)
  3. "Help Me" – (Larry Gatlin)
  4. "Golden Streets of Glory" – (Dolly Parton)
  5. "He Did It All for Me" – (Duane Allen, Sager Powell)

Sales chart positions[edit]

Albums
Chart (1973) Peak
position
U.S. Top Country Albums 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Connie Smith > Biography". allmusic. Retrieved 2009-08-13. 
  2. ^ "God Is Abundant by Connie Smith". Rate Your Music. Retrieved 2009-08-13. 
  3. ^ "Charts & awards". allmusic. Retrieved 2009-08-13.