Amy Grant (album)

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Amy Grant
Amy Grant (album).jpg
Studio album by Amy Grant
Released 1977
Recorded 1976 Gold Mine Studio,
Brentwood, TN
Genre Gospel
Length 36:33
Label Myrrh
Producer Chris Christian
Amy Grant chronology
Amy Grant
(1977)
My Father's Eyes
(1979)
Re-issue cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Amy Grant is the eponymous debut album by then-teenage Christian singer Amy Grant, released in 1977 on Myrrh Records. Three songs from the album made Top Ten Christian radio airplay: "Old Man's Rubble," "Beautiful Music," and "What A Difference You've Made." (The latter track was made more famous by country singer Ronnie Milsap, as "What A Difference You've Made In My Life.")

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Beautiful Music"   Lanier Ferguson 3:10
2. "Mountain Top"   Brown Bannister 3:39
3. "Psalm 104"   NASB, Willis Farris 3:27
4. "Old Man's Rubble"   Bannister 2:57
5. "Brand New Start"   Amy Grant 2:53
6. "Grape, Grape Joy"   Grant 1:11
7. "Walking In The Light"   Grant 1:38
8. "What a Difference You've Made"   Archie Jordan 3:26
9. "Father"   Grant 3:55
10. "I Know Better Now"   Grant 2:49
11. "The Lord Has A Will"   Mike Hudson, Barbara Hudson 2:38
12. "On And On"   Grant, Bannister 3:28
13. "He Gave Me A New Song"   Grant 1:22

Artists[edit]

  • Amy Grant: vocals
  • Joe Wilson: electric guitar
  • Reggie Young: electric guitar
  • Brown Bannister: acoustic guitar, bells, liner notes
  • Pete Bordonali: electric guitar
  • Steve Chapman: acoustic guitar
  • Randy Goodrum: keyboards
  • Shane Keister: keyboards
  • Steve Schaffer: bass guitar
  • Joe Osborn: bass guitar
  • Larrie Londin: drums
  • Kenny Malone: drums
  • Lanny Avery: drums
  • Jerry Carrigan: drums
  • Roger Bissell: trombone
  • George Cunningham: trumpet
  • Dennis Good: trombone, saxophone
  • Don Sheffield: trumpet
  • Dennis Solee: clarinet, flute, saxophone
  • Robert Taylor: oboe
  • Sheldon Kurland: strings
  • Chris Harris: background vocals
  • Cindy Lipford: background vocals
  • Marty McCall: background vocals
  • Gwen Moore: background vocals
  • Gary Pigg: background vocals

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Chris Christian
  • Assistant Producer: Brown Bannister
  • Engineers: Brown Bannister, Warren Peterson
  • Assistant Engineer: Wade Jaynes, Lanny Avery
  • Mastered by Glenn Meadows
  • Arranger: ???
  • Horn arrangements, string arrangements: Bergen White & Mark Price
  • Design: Michael Harris Design

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael B. Smith. "Amy Grant". Allmusic. Retrieved January 14, 2012.