The Gospel Collection

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The Gospel Collection
Studio album by George Jones
Released April 4, 2003
Genre Country, gospel
Length 76:28
Label Bandit Records
Producer Billy Sherrill
George Jones chronology
The Rock: Stone Cold Country 2001
The Gospel Collection
50 Years of Hits

The Gospel Collection is the 58th studio album by American country music singer George Jones, released on April 4, 2003 on the Bandit Records label. It was the first album in years produced by the "retired" Billy Sherrill for him.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Amazing Grace"   John Newton 3:23
2. "It Is No Secret"   Stuart Hamblen 3:12
3. "Just a Little Talk with Jesus"   Cleavant Derricks 2:11
4. "Never Grow Old"   James C. Moore 3:19
5. "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"   Traditional 2:50
6. "Why Me Lord?"   Billy April 2:58
7. "I'll Fly Away"   Albert E. Brumley 3:00
8. "Precious Memories"   Traditional 4:16
9. "Just a Closer Walk with Thee"   Traditional 3:01
10. "In the Garden"   C. Austin Miles, Johann Pachelbel 3:28
11. "Lonesome Valley"   Traditional 3:39
12. "When Mama Sang (The Angels Stopped to Listen)"   Danny Walls, Bob Warren 3:32
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Peace in the Valley"   Thomas A. Dorsey 3:26
2. "What a Friend We Have in Jesus"   Charles Crozat Converse, Joseph M. Scriven 4:13
3. "Softly and Tenderly"   Will Lamartine Thompson 3:08
4. "The Lily of the Valley"   William Charles Fry, William Shakespeare Hays 2:35
5. "The Old Rugged Cross"   George Bennard 3:13
6. "Leaning on the Everlasting Arms"   Elisha Hoffman, Anthony Johnson Showalter 3:04
7. "Family Bible"   Walt Breeland, Paul Buskirk, Claude Gray 3:33
8. "Mansion Over the Hilltop"   Ira Stanphill 3:34
9. "If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again"   James Rowe, James W. Vaughan 3:19
10. "How Beautiful Heaven Must Be"   A. P. Bland, A. S. Bridgewater 3:21
11. "Jesus Hold My Hand"   Brumley 3:31
12. "I Know a Man Who Can"   Jack Campbell, Jimmie Davis 4:02

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Christian Albums 3
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 19
U.S. Billboard 200 131

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