The Louvin Brothers sing about the simple pleasures of leading a moral existence on "Christian Life. Religious Song Lyric: "I won't lose a friend by heeding God's call. For what is a friend who'd want me to fall? Merle Haggard doesn't quote scripture in "Pray. The song's simple message has impressed singer-songwriter Greg Brown, who now covers it in concerts. It ranks among Haggard's finest efforts in the gospel department.
Religious Song Lyric: "Get your mind off yourself. Think of somebody else and pray. And pray. Tammy Wynette performs the definitive version of the gospel standard "Precious Memories. Religious Song Lyrics: "Precious memories how they linger. How they ever flood my soul. In the stillness of the midnight, precious sacred scenes unfold.
However, it was recorded earlier in for "Tramp on Your Street," a collaboration between Shaver and his guitarist son Eddy Shaver -- who later died of a heroin overdose. Its Shes A Woman - Jeff Beck - Rare Raw Rough And Ready rocked-out arrangement includes a line destined to shatter the hearts of fathers everywhere.
If I give my soul, will my son love me again? Listen to version Listen to version. But this version of the gospel standard is a triple threat. It was included on the much-anticipated "Trio," a group collaboration between vocal powerhouses Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt. The results are pure fireworks. Cheer up my brother, live in the sunshine. We'll understand it -- all by and by. Willie Nelson dreams of a place where there's shelter from the storms of Time To Rock (Kore Tip Instrumental) - Industrial - Time To Rock / The Future life.
He proved music execs wrong with his multiplatinum "Red Headed Stranger," and it was an uncloudy day in when "The Troublemaker" and "Uncloudy Day" topped the charts. Religious Song Lyric: "O they tell me of a home far away. O they tell me of a home where no storm clouds rise. O they tell me of an uncloudy day!
A town hell-raiser finds the Lord in this song from Johnny Russell. The tune was written by Sanger D. Jesus gained a soul and Satan lost a good right arm. Pardon the word choice, but Red Foley performs the hell out of this spiritual. His nuanced phrasing is backed up by a perfect backing chorus. Inthe song was an unprecedented hit -- selling more than a million copies. Foley's rendering of " There'll Be Peace in the Valley for Me " shaped the later, even more, popular version recorded by Elvis Presley.
Religious Song Lyric: "And the beasts from the wild, shall be lit by a child. And I'll be changed, changed. Garth Brooks uses a story about a man losing the girl of his dreams to illustrate an important lesson: Sometimes prayers that appear to have been unanswered really aren't.
The material might seem a little lightweight compared to the other gospel songs included here, but "Unanswered Prayers" rocketed to No. Init was adapted into a Lifetime TV movie, in which the protagonist feels considerably more temptation than his musical counterpart. Religious Song Lyric: "Remember when you're talkin' to the man upstairs, that just because he may not answer, doesn't mean he doesn't care. Ferlin Husky took gospel music to Green Onions - The Surfaris - Wipe Out pop charts with his No.
It continues to be Husky's best-known song. Beware of sub-par re-recorded versions. A sign from above! On the wings of a dove. Watch Grand Ole Opry performance. A parable in song form, "Three Wooden Crosses" tells the story of a roadside tragedy that claims three lives -- and saves one. Religious Song Lyric: "It's not what you take when you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go. Faith isn't something the man in the song advertises. He doesn't think he's been the best of believers, but then he doesn't feel a lot of commonality to those who preach hatred or feel they know what God knows. This remarkable song actually came from the Highwaymen's reunion album.
Religious Song Lyric: "I do believe in a higher power. One that loves us one and all. Not someone to solve my problems. Or to catch me when I fall. Vince Gill began writing this song after the death of his friend Keith Whitley from alcoholic poisoning. He didn't complete it until the death of his own brother, Bob, years later.
Religious Song Lyric: "Go rest high on that mountain. Cause, son, your work on earth is done. Go to Heaven a-shouting. Love for the Father and the Son. Johnny Cash has performed plenty of exemplary religious songs. Some of the best were collected in " My Mother's Hymn Book ," which was released as part of the posthumous box set " Unearthed. The tune borrows its imagery from the Book of Revelation and builds to a powerful climax.
Religious Song Lyric: "Voices calling, voices crying. Some are born and some are dying. It's alpha and omega's kingdom come. Josh Turner wrote the eponymous song from his debut album, and it did a lot to catapult him and his subsonic baritone to fame.
Religious Song Lyric: "There's a long black train, comin' down the line. Feeding off Young At Heart - Various - Golden Summer Hits souls that are lost and cryin'. Rails E - Alexandre St-Onge - Nude de chose de même sin, only evil remains. Watch music video.
Religious Song A Satisfied Mind - Wally Fowler / The Oak Ridge Quartet / The Sunshine Boys* / Autry Inman - Songs O "What a beautiful thought I am thinking, concerning a great speckled bird. Remember her name is recorded, on the pages of God's Holy Word. Its sentiment recalls the verse from Matthew: "It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.
Religious Song Lyric: "The wealthiest person is a pauper at times. Compared to the man with a satisfied mind. Watch performance. The last song on Kristofferson's album "Jesus Was a Capricorn" became the best-selling single of his career. The singer had plied religious territory more delicately in "Sunday Morning Coming Down. The song, which Kristofferson wrote, was recorded by many other artists, most notably Johnny Cash.
Religious Song Lyric: "Why me Lord? What have I ever done to deserve even one of the pleasures I've known? Its searching quality the song is one large question makes it stick in the mind. The song's title is really a question. Johnny Cash was clearly a fan -- he later raided the lyrics for his own "Daddy Sang Bass. Religious Song Lyric: "Will the circle be unbroken, by and by, Lord, by and by?
Hank Williams' song about a religious experience feels like one. It A Satisfied Mind - Wally Fowler / The Oak Ridge Quartet / The Sunshine Boys* / Autry Inman - Songs O to a rousing gospel chorus about a man who has wandered off the lost highway and into the light. The song is relevant to Williams' life A Satisfied Mind - Wally Fowler / The Oak Ridge Quartet / The Sunshine Boys* / Autry Inman - Songs O, in which he struggled between religion and the honky-tonk lifestyle.
While he tried to split his drinking and church-going halves with his Luke the Drifter persona, "I Saw the Light" was released under his own name in Religious Song Lyric: "I wandered so aimless, life filled with sin. I wouldn't let my dear savior in. Robert Silva is an electronics and audiophile hobbyist who writes about entertainment technology and films for more than 20 years.
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