In Loving Memories: The Jerry Lee Lewis Gospel Album

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In Loving Memories: The Jerry Lee Lewis Gospel Album
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Studio album by
Released1971
Recorded1970
Genre Country gospel
Label Mercury
ProducerJerry Lee Lewis, Linda Gail Lewis
Jerry Lee Lewis chronology
Live at the International, Las Vegas
(1970)
In Loving Memories: The Jerry Lee Lewis Gospel Album
(1971)
There Must Be More to Love Than This
(1971)

In Loving Memories: The Jerry Lee Lewis Gospel Album is an album by Jerry Lee Lewis that was released on Mercury Records in 1971.

Background

Lewis's love for gospel music is well documented. As a teenager, Lewis studied at the Southwest Bible Institute in Waxahachie, Texas.

Recording

Lewis produced the album himself with his sister Linda Gail Lewis, who wrote on the back jacket that "Jerry Lee has always played his own style of Gospel music." In addition to the usual musicians that accompanied him on his recent Mercury albums, Lewis is backed by the Jordanaires and the Nashville Sounds. The album features well known Gospel songs that country music listeners would have been quite familiar with, such as " I'll Fly Away" and " The Lily of the Valley" as well as three songs composed by Linda Gail and Lewis's manager Cecil Harrelson.

Reception

In Loving Memories was released in 1971 and, promoted by Mercury executives.

Track listing

  1. "In Loving Memories" ( Linda Gail Lewis, Cecil Harrelson)
  2. " The Lily of the Valley" (Charles Fry, William Shakespeare Hays)
  3. "Gather 'Round Children" (Linda Gail Lewis, Cecil Harrelson)
  4. "My God's Not Dead" (Thomas LaVerne, Donnie Pittman, Bill Taylor)
  5. "He Looked Beyond My Fault" (Dottie Rambo)
  6. " Old Rugged Cross" (George Bennard)
  7. " I'll Fly Away" ( Albert E. Brumley)
  8. "I'm Longing for Home" (Rev. Rupert Cravens, Orville Davis)
  9. "Too Much to Gain to Lose" (Dottie Rambo)
  10. "If We Never Meet Again"/"I'll Meet You in the Morning" (Albert E. Brumley)