I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star)

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I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star)
Studio album by Glen Campbell
Released May 1973
Recorded 1973 at Hollywood Sound Recorders
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Producer Jimmy Bowen
Glen Campbell chronology
Glen Travis Campbell)
(1972)
I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star)
(1973)
I Remember Hank Williams
(1973)

I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star) is the 24th album by American singer/guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 1973.

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Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star)" (Neal Hefti, Seymore Styne) - 2:50
  2. "I Take It On Home" (Kenny O'Dell) - 3:11
  3. "Sold American" (Kinky Freidman) - 3:22
  4. "I Want to Be with You Always" (Lefty Frizzell) - 2:18
  5. "If Not for You" (Bob Dylan) - 2:46

Side two[edit]

  1. "Give Me Back That Old Familiar Feeling" (Bill C. Graham) - 2:46
  2. "You're the One" (Bob Morrison[disambiguation needed]) - 2:42
  3. "Amazing Grace" (John Newton) - 4:24
  4. "On This Road" (Ted Hamilton) - 2:18
  5. "Someday Soon" (Ian Tyson) - 2:16

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Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (United States)

Chart Entry date Peak position No. of weeks
Billboard 200 06/09/1973 154 6
Billboard Country Albums 06/09/1973 13 9

Singles - Billboard (United States)

Year Single Hot Country Singles Hot 100 Easy Listening
1973 "I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star)" 48 45 26