I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star)

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I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star)
Glen Campbell I Knew Jesus album cover.jpg
Studio album by Glen Campbell
Released May 1973
Recorded 1973
Studio Hollywood Sound Recorders, Hollywood, California
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Producer Jimmy Bowen
Glen Campbell chronology
Glen Travis Campbell
(1972)
I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star)
(1973)
I Remember Hank Williams
(1973)

I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star) is the 24th album by American singer/guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 1973.

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Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star)" (Neal Hefti, Seymore Styne) - 2:50
  2. "I Take It On Home" (Kenny O'Dell) - 3:11
  3. "Sold American" (Kinky Freidman) - 3:22
  4. "I Want to Be with You Always" (Lefty Frizzell) - 2:18
  5. "If Not for You" (Bob Dylan) - 2:46

Side two[edit]

  1. "Give Me Back That Old Familiar Feeling" (Bill C. Graham) - 2:46
  2. "You're the One" (Bob Morrison) - 2:42
  3. "Amazing Grace" (John Newton) - 4:24
  4. "On This Road" (Ted Hamilton) - 2:18
  5. "Someday Soon" (Ian Tyson) - 2:16

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Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (United States)

Chart Entry date Peak position No. of weeks
Billboard 200 06/09/1973 154 6
Billboard Country Albums 06/09/1973 13 9

Singles - Billboard (United States)

Year Single Hot Country Singles Hot 100 Easy Listening
1973 "I Knew Jesus (Before He Was a Star)" 48 45 26