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 1, 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)Elvis Now1972
He Touched Me
(1972)
As Recorded at Madison Square Garden
(1972)As Recorded at Madison Square Garden1972
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Robert ChristgauB+[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 Hutchison 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. ^ "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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