Star of stage, screen, TV and records, his career spanned five decades.
He is renowned for his crystal clear diction and deep, golden voice.
A scholar of music, he was selected by Capitol Records to record an album of selections from a newly discovered book of hymns favoured by Abraham Lincoln.
For decades a dedicated member of the Church, he record an album of Psalms because of the quality of his diction and voice.
Here on one CD are all the tracks from these two rare LPs, along with several other sacred recordings from Tex's early days.
Hear him sing, narrate and recite a program of Christian-themed pieces, several tracks in stereo.
All tracks digitally remastered.
Liner notes by freelance Country music writer and broadcaster Paul Hazell.
1. SHOWERS OF BLESSING (with the Oklahoma Sweethearts) (Hymn)
2. HIS LEAF SHALL NOT WITHER (Reading)
3. HOW EXCELLENT IS THY NAME (Reading)
4. A PARADISE BELOW (Hymn)
5. WHO SHALL DWELL IN THY HOLY HILL? (Reading)
6. LET ME FREELY YIELD (Hymn)
7. O LORD, MY STRENGTH AND MY REDEEMER (Reading)
8. THE TOUCH OF THE MASTER'S HAND (Narration)
9. THE PATH OF SORROW (Hymn)
10. THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD (Reading)
11. AWAKE MY CHARITY (Hymn)
12. LIFT UP YOUR HEADS, O YE GATES (Reading)
13. THE EVERLASTING SONG (Hymn)
14. I SHALL NEVER BE MOVED (Reading)
15. A WICKED WORLD (Hymn)
16. MY SOUL THIRSTS FOR GOD (Reading)
17. HE IS THERE (Hymn)
18. O SEND OUT THY LIGHT (Reading)
19. LORD, LET THY GRACE SURROUND ME (Hymn)
20. LET THE SEA ROAR (Reading)
21. IF JESUS CAME TO YOUR HOUSE (Narration)
22. GRACE HAS SET ME FREE (Hymn)
23. HIS MERCY IS EVERLASTING (Reading)
24. THE HOPE THAT SHALL SUSTAIN ME (Hymn)
25. THE LORD IS THY KEEPER (Reading)
26. THE SACRED GUEST (Hymn)
27. MY SOUL DOTH WAIT (Reading)
28. HELP ME, O LORD (Hymn)
29. WE HANGED OUR HARPS UPON THE WILLOWS (Reading)
30. PRAISE YE THE LORD (Reading)
31. SALVATION! OH THE JOYFUL SOUND (Hymn)
32. DECK OF CARDS (Narration)
33. ROUNDED UP IN GLORY (Hymn)
|Release Date||April 14th, 2020|
|UPC Bar Code No||604988 09|
Tex RITTER - Cowboy Church - Narrations, Readings & Hymns
- Product Code: JASMCD 3754
- Availability: In Stock