He Touched Me (album)

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He Touched Me
Elvis Presley-He Touched Me (album cover).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 1, 1972
RecordedMarch–June 1971 [1]
GenreGospel, contemporary Christian
Length30:50
LabelRCA Records
ProducerFelton Jarvis
Elvis Presley chronology
Elvis Now
(1972)
He Touched Me
(1972)
As Recorded at Madison Square Garden
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Christgau's Record GuideB+[3]
MusicHound3.5/5 stars[4]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide5/5 stars[5]
Rough Guides4/5 stars[6]

He Touched Me is the seventeenth studio album by American singer and musician Elvis Presley, released on April 1, 1972. A contemporary gospel music album,[7] it earned him his second of three Grammy Awards. The album was 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.TitleWriter(s)Recording dateLength
1."He Touched Me"William J. GaitherMay 18, 19712:40
2."I've Got Confidence"Andraé CrouchMay 18, 19712:23
3."Amazing Grace"John Newton; arranged and adapted by Elvis PresleyMarch 15, 19713:36
4."Seeing Is Believing"Red West, Glen SpreenMay 19, 19712:55
5."He is My Everything"Dallas FrazierJune 9, 19712:42
6."Bosom of Abraham"William Johnson, George McFadden, Ted BrooksJune 9, 19711:37
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Recording dateLength
1."An Evening Prayer"C. Maude Battersby, Charles H. GabrielMay 18, 19711:56
2."Lead Me, Guide Me"Doris AkersMay 17, 19712:42
3."There Is No God But God"Bill KennyJune 9, 19712:21
4."A Thing Called Love"Jerry ReedMay 19, 19712:27
5."I, John"William Johnson, George McFadden, Ted BrooksJune 8–10, 19712:18
6."Reach Out to Jesus"Ralph CarmichaelJune 8, 19713:13

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. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: P". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved March 10, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  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.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  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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