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 Records
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 American singer and musician 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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