Jimmy and Carol Owens

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Jimmy and Carol Owens are a husband and wife songwriting and author team. They are best known for the Christian children's album, Ants'hillvania, which was nominated for the 1981 Grammy Award for Best Album for Children.[1] They have worked with many other singers and songwriters, either individually or together. This includes Randy Stonehill, Pat Boone, Dean Jones, Jack Hayford, Andrae Crouch, Annie Herring, Matthew Ward, 2nd Chapter of Acts, Barry McGuire, Jamie Owens-Collins, The Imperials, Michael and Stormie Omartian, Larnelle Harris, Paul Baloche, Darlene Zschech and Graham Kendrick.[2]

Partial bibliography[edit]


  • Show Me!: A Love and Concern Musical (1971)
  • Come Together: A Musical Experience in Love (1972)
  • If My People: A Musical Experience in Worship and Intercession (1974)
  • The Witness: A Musical (1978)
  • The Glory of Christmas: A Musical (1980)
  • Ants'hillvania (1981)
  • Ants'hillvania II: The Honeydew Adventure (1983)
  • The Victor (1984)
  • Come Together Again: A Musical Experience in Worship and Commitment (1986)
  • Heal Our Land: Praise and Prayer to Change a Nation (1995)


  • Words and Music: A Guide to Writing, Selecting and Enjoying Christian Songs (1984) ISBN 3-01-000673-X
  • God Songs: How to Write & Select Songs for Worship Written with Paul Baloche (2005) ISBN 1-933150-03-3
  • Restoring a Nation's Foundations: Prayer Strategies and Action Plans (2007) ISBN 978-1-59979-224-8
  • Pre-Prayer-ing the Way: A Prayer Manual for Outreach teams (2012) ISBN 978-0-9850953-0-7
  • Sussex Cove: A Novel of Suspense (2012) ISBN 978-0-9850953-2-1


  1. ^ "1981 24th Grammy Awards information on Los Angeles Times website". Los Angeles Times. 1997. Archived from the original on January 3, 2007. Retrieved March 30, 2007.
  2. ^ Powell, Mark Allan (2002). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music. Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers. p. 663–664. ISBN 1-56563-679-1.

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