Songs of Inspiration

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Songs of Inspiration
Studio album by Alabama
Released October 24, 2006 (2006-10-24)
Genre Country, Christian
Length 49:30
Label RCA Nashville
Producer Randy Owen
Alabama chronology
Livin' Lovin' Rockin' Rollin': The 25th Anniversary Collection
Songs of Inspiration
Songs of Inspiration II
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Songs of Inspiration is the twentieth studio album, and first gospel album by American country music group Alabama. It was released by RCA Nashville on October 24, 2006. The album debuted at #1 on both the Top Country Albums and Top Christian Albums charts.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "His Eye Is on the Sparrow" (Civilla D. Martin, Charles H. Gabriel) - 4:10
  2. "In the Garden" (C. Austin Miles) - 3:28
  3. "Amazing Grace" (John Newton) - 3:35
  4. "How Great Thou Art" (Stuart K. Hine) - 4:26
  5. "I Need Thee" (Annie S. Hawks, Robert Lowry) - 2:09
  6. "Old Shep" (Red Foley) - 3:06
  7. "Jesus Loves Me" (William Batchelder Bradbury, David Rutherford McGuire, Anna Bartlett Warner) - 3:19
  8. "Silent Night" (Franz Gruber, Josef Mohr) - 3:31
  9. "I Am the Man Thomas" (Larry Sparks, Ralph Stanley) - 2:02
  10. "Rock of Ages" (Augustus Montague Toplady, Thomas Hastings) - 2:36
  11. "In the Sweet By and By" (Sanford F. Bennett, Joseph Philbrick Webster) - 3:28
  12. "The Old Rugged Cross" (George Bennard) - 3:09
  13. "What Will I Leave Behind" (Sherrill Brown) - 2:40
  14. "One Big Heaven" (Randy Owen) - 4:16
  15. "Rain" (Owen) - 3:35

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Christian Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 15


In 2007, the album was nominated for a Dove Award for Country Album of the Year at the 38th GMA Dove Awards.[3]


Preceded by
Long Trip Alone by Dierks Bentley
Top Country Albums number-one album
November 11–17, 2006
Succeeded by
Small Town Girl by Kellie Pickler