Long before Elvis was heralded as the king of rock 'n' roll, he was a faithful fan of gospel music. Although it was instrumental in shaping his spiritual life as well as his career, no documentary has truly chronicled this facet of his life - until...+
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Long before Elvis was heralded as the king of rock 'n' roll, he was a faithful fan of gospel music. Although it was instrumental in shaping his spiritual life as well as his career, no documentary has truly chronicled this facet of his life - until now. He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley, Volumes 1 and 2 feature more than 30 of Elvis' gospel recordings and never-before-seen footage. This 3-hour collection, filled with personal stories by those who knew him well, goes behind the scenes of Elvis' career. Discover how Elvis was dramatically influenced by two of southern gospel music's premiere quartets: The Statesmen and the Blackwood Brothers. Examine Elvis' 30-year friendship with gospel legend J.D. Sumner. Learn of the controversy surrounding his performance of ''Peace In The Valley'' on the Ed Sullivan Show. Hear the surprising story behind the recording of his signature hymn, ''How Great Thou Art.'' You'll see Elvis in a new light as you witness how deeply he was touched by gospel music. Performances Include: How Great Thou Art Peace In The Valley Swing Down Sweet Chariot Where Could I Go I John If I Can Dream American Trilogy Bosom Of Abraham This Time You Gave Me A Mountain In The Ghetto Put Your Hand In The Hand Also Featuring: Bridge Over Troubled Water He Touched Me I Believe In The Man In The Sky Why Me Take My Hand Precious Lord In The Garden His Hand In Mine It Is No Secret Mansion Over The Hilltop Farther Along Where No One Stands Alone Without Him You'll Never Walk Alone Amazing Grace Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus I'm Saved I'll Remember You Somebody Bigger Than You And I Up Above My Head Sweet Sweet Spirit Stand By Me
|Recorded by||Presley, Elvis|