Rock of Ages... Hymns and Faith

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Rock of Ages... Hymns and Faith
Studio album by Amy Grant
Released May 3, 2005
Recorded 2004-2005
Genre Christian music, hymns
Length 45:45
Label Word Entertainment
Producer Brown Bannister, Vince Gill
Amy Grant chronology
Greatest Hits 1986-2004
(2004)
Rock of Ages... Hymns and Faith
(2005)
My Best Christmas
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 3/5 stars [1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]

Rock of Ages... Hymns and Faith is an album by singer Amy Grant. It is the follow-up to her 2002 release Legacy... Hymns and Faith. Rock of Ages is Amy Grant's 11th Christian chart-topping album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Anywhere With Jesus" (Pounds, Towner) – 3:10
  2. "Carry You" (Grant) – 3:00
  3. "Sweet Will Of God" (Morris) – 3:44
  4. "Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee" (Beethoven, Dyke) – 3:23
  5. "Jesus Loves Me/They'll Know We Are Christians/Helping Hand" (Bradbury, Darnall, Grant, McGuire, Scholtes, Sims, Warner) – 4:43
  6. "Rock of Ages (Duet with Vince Gill)" (Hastings, Toplady) – 3:39
  7. "O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee" (Gladden, Smith) – 2:46
  8. "Abide With Me" (Lyte, Monk) – 4:47
  9. "God Moves in a Mysterious Way/The Lord Is In His Holy Temple" (Bible, Kirkpatrick, Psalter) – 2:06
  10. "Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus" (Lemmel) – 3:08
  11. "El Shaddai" (Card, Thompson) – 4:06
  12. "I Surrender All" (Venter, Weeden) – 2:37
  13. "O Love That Will Not Let Me Go" (Matheson, Peace) – 4:10

Personnel[edit]

  • Amy Grant: vocals
  • Chad Cromwell: drums (1-8,11,12,13)
  • Willie Weeks: bass guitar (1-8,11,12,13), upright bass (10)
  • Dean Parks: slide guitar (1), electric guitar (2-8,11,12,13)
  • Richard Bennett: archtop guitar (1), electric guitar (2,3,5,6,8,11,13), cavaquinho (4,7,10), 12 string electric guitar (12)
  • Vince Gill: acoustic guitar (1-5,11,12), electric guitar solo (1,2,5,8), mandolin (4,12), octave mandolin (12), acoustic guitar solo (11), archtop guitar (10), background vocals (1,2,3,5,7,8,10,11,12), duet vocal (6)
  • John Jarvis: Wurlitzer (1), acoustic piano (2-8,11,12,13), keyboards (8)
  • John Hobbs: Hammond B3 organ (1,3,6,8,12,13), Rhodes (2,8), synthesizer (2), electric piano & acoustic piano solo (4), keyboards (5,11), acoustic piano (9)
  • Stuart Duncan: fiddle (4), banjo (5)
  • Sam Levine: penny whistle (7)
  • Eric Darken: percussion (7), tambourine & conga (8)
  • Andrea Zonn: violin & viola (9), background vocals (3)
  • John Catchings: cello (9)
  • horns on 13: Jim Horn (horn arrangement), Quinton Ware, Charlie Rose & Harvey Thomson
  • Becca Bramlett: background vocals (1,5)
  • Billy Thomas: background vocals (1)
  • Kim Keyes: background vocals (1)
  • Jenny Gill: background vocals (2,7,12)
  • The Brazos River Mountain Boys: background vocals (4)
  • Michael McDonald: background vocals (5)
  • The Fairfield Four (Robert Hamlett, Isaac Freeman, Wilson Waters Jr. & James Fizer): background vocals (6)
  • The Brazos River Choir: background vocals (9)
  • Kathy Grant Harrell: background vocals (10)
  • Mimi Grant Verner: background vocals (10)
  • Carol Grant Nuismer: background vocals (10)
  • Gloria Grant: background vocals (10)
  • Burton Grant: background vocals & recitation (10)

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Brown Bannister and Vince Gill
  • Engineer: Steve Bishir
  • Arrangers: Brown Bannister, Vince Gill, John Hobbs
  • Design: Sally Carns Gulde

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2005 The Billboard 200 42
2005 Top Christian Albums 1

Awards[edit]

Grammy Awards

Year Winner Category
2006 Rock of Ages... Hymns and Faith Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album

GMA Dove Awards

Year Winner Category
2006 Rock of Ages... Hymns and Faith Inspirational Album of the Year

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