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is the second album by then-teenage My Father's Eyes Christian singer-songwriter Amy Grant, released in 1979 on Myrrh Records. My Father's Eyes was a turning point in Grant's career. It gave her first Christian number-one hit in the title track, as well as the Top Ten Christian hit "Faith Walkin' People." The album would be certified gold in 1987 and was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance, Contemporary.
In 2007, like many other albums by Grant,
My Father's Eyes was reissued by Sparrow Records, her current label.
Track listing [ edit ]
Gary Chapman 4:03
"Faith Walkin' People"
Amy Grant, Brown Bannister 3:26
"Always The Winner"
"Never Give You Up"
Grant, Bannister, Marie Tomlinson
Martin McCall, Megan Moorhead
"Lay Down (The Burden Of Your Heart)"
Jesse Winchester 2:44
"You Were There"
Stephanie Boosahda, David Stearman
O Sacred Head"
Bernard of Clairvaux, Hans Leo Hassler 2:04
"All That I Need Is You"
"There Will Never Be Another"
"Keep It On Going"
Personnel [ edit ]
Amy Grant: vocals, liner notes
Larry Byrom: acoustic & electric guitars, banjo
Jon Goin: acoustic & electric guitars
Ron Elder: acoustic guitar
Jack Williams: bass guitar
Bob Wray: bass guitar
Steve Schaffer: bass guitar
Bob Sinkovic: bass guitar
Lanny Avery: drums, percussion, spoons, snaps, snare drum, jaw pops
Roger Clark: drums, percussion
Farrell Morris : percussion, xylophone
Shane Keister: organ, Polymoog synthesizer, Moog synthesizer Marty McCall: keyboards, harmony vocals, background vocals
Randy Goodrum: keyboards Bobby Ogdin: acoustic piano, keyboards,
ARP synthesizer, Fender Rhodes Dennis Solee: flute, piccolo
Ann Fuller Wilder: oboe
Kurt Storey: fiddle
Ava Aldridge: background vocals
Brown Bannister: background vocals, harmony vocals
Steve Chapman: background vocals
Lenny LeBlanc: background vocals, Marie Tomlinson: background vocals
Mimi Verner: background vocals
Carol Grant: background vocals
Kathy Harrell: background vocals
Tim Fletcher: background vocals
Randy Elder: background vocals
Production [ edit ]
Brown Bannister Executive Producers:
Michael Blanton & Chris Christian Engineer: ???
Mastered by Glenn Meadows
Horn arrangements: Buddy Skipper
String arrangements: Bergen White
Photography: John Miller
Album cover design: Hot Graphics
Album - Billboard (North America)
Top Contemporary Christian
Singles - CCM Magazine (North America)
Christian Radio–Adult Contemporary
"Faith Walkin' People"
End of year charts [ edit ]
Billboard Inspirational Albums 3
References [ edit ]