He Touched Me (album)

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He Touched Me
Elvis Presley-He Touched Me (album cover).jpg
Studio album by Elvis Presley
Released April 1972
Recorded March–June 1971 [1]
Genre Gospel, contemporary Christian
Length 30:50
Label RCA
Producer Felton Jarvis
Elvis Presley chronology
Elvis Now
(1972)
He Touched Me
(1972)
As Recorded at Madison Square Garden
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau B+[3]
MusicHound 3.5/5 stars[4]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 5/5 stars[5]
Rough Guides 4/5 stars[6]

He Touched Me is a 1972 contemporary gospel music[7] album by Elvis Presley. It earned him his second of three Grammy Awards. The album his third and final studio gospel album, and the most contemporary of the three.[7] He Touched Me was certified Gold on March 27, 1992 and Platinum on July 15, 1999 by the RIAA.[8]

Track listings[edit]

Original LP release[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "He Touched Me"   William J. Gaither May 18, 1971 2:40
2. "I've Got Confidence"   Andraé Crouch May 18, 1971 2:23
3. "Amazing Grace"   John Newton; arranged and adapted by Elvis Presley March 15, 1971 3:36
4. "Seeing Is Believing"   Red West, Glen Spreen May 19, 1971 2:55
5. "He is My Everything"   Dallas Frazier June 9, 1971 2:42
6. "Bosom of Abraham"   William Johnson, George McFadden, Ted Brooks June 9, 1971 1:37
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Recording date Length
1. "An Evening Prayer"   C. Maude Battersby, Charles Hutchison Gabriel May 18, 1971 1:56
2. "Lead Me, Guide Me"   Doris Akers May 17, 1971 2:42
3. "There Is No God But God"   Bill Kenny June 9, 1971 2:21
4. "A Thing Called Love"   Jerry Reed May 19, 1971 2:27
5. "I, John"   William Johnson, George McFadden, Ted Brooks June 8–10, 1971 2:18
6. "Reach Out to Jesus"   Ralph Carmichael June 8, 1971 3:13

2008 CD Reissue[edit]

Follow That Dream edition[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Provider Certification(s)
United States RIAA Platinum

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elvis Discography". 
  2. ^ He Touched Me at AllMusic
  3. ^ "CG: Artist". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  4. ^ Graff, Gary; Durchholz, Daniel (eds) (1999). MusicHound Rock: The Essential Album Guide. Farmington Hills, MI: Visible Ink Press. p. 892. ISBN 1-57859-061-2. 
  5. ^ "Elvis Presley: Album Guide". rollingstone.com. Archived from the original on September 18, 2013. Retrieved June 20, 2015. 
  6. ^ Simpson, Paul (2004). The Rough Guide to Elvis. London: Rough Guides. p. 147. ISBN 1-84353-417-7. 
  7. ^ a b Bush, John. "He Touched Me". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 7, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Searchable Database". RIAA. 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2015.  Note: Go to "Advanced Search" and type "Presley, Elvis" into the artist section and "He Touched Me" into the album name section.
  9. ^ "He Touched Me". ABG EPE IP LLC. 2015. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 

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