I Gave Jesus Control Of My Life (No label  34039)  1976?

 

 

This guy hangs mostly in a homegrown electric light rock format, sometimes with mild gospel and country edges.  A couple times he steps out into an edgier sound, as in ‘Let The Spirit Move’ and the soulful ‘Where Would I Be’, both of which sport a decent combination of electric guitar and organ.  I also liked the loungy electric-piano pop/samba groove on ‘His Love Will Last’.  Closes with ‘Persecution, Sacrifice And Promise’ which works in portions of Willie Nelson’s ‘The Troublemaker’ and Larry Gatlin’s ‘It Must Have Rained In Heaven’.  Looks like Jim is the drummer, assisted by a handful of others on guitars, organ, electric-piano, bass and backing vocals.     (The Archivist by Ken Scott, 4th Edition).

 

 

 

 

 

I have not acquired this album yet.  Thank you Discogs for the album photos and the track list.

 

Tracks:

Song #Song TitleTime
1-1I Gave Jesus Control Of My Life
1-2That's The Way It's Gonna Stay
1-3One Day Too Late
1-4His Grace Made The Difference
1-5Where Would I Be?
2-1His Love Will Last
2-2Let The Spirit Move
2-3Persecution, Sacrifice & Promise

 

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