Jackson visits "Precious Memories" again
Monday, March 18, 2013
– Alan Jackson will release his second gospel album, "Precious Memories Volume II," on March 26.
The collection of traditional hymns is the follow-up to his 2006 album "Precious Memories," which topped three Billboard charts - Top Country Albums, Top Christian Albums and Top Christian & Gospel Albums - the week it was released.
"Precious Memories Volume II" was produced by Jackson's long-time producer, Keith Stegall; the album will be released by ACR (Alan's Country Records) and EMI Records Nashville.
"Denise and I had made a list of 30 to 40 songs to do for that first album," Jackson said of he and his wife. "We had so many that we didn't get to, I thought we'd go in and do a few more just the same way - heartfelt and simple."
The original set was recorded as a Christmas gift for Jackson's mother, and a handful of copies were shared with close friends. Prompted and urged by family and friends, Jackson agreed to make the music available to fans. The disc went double Platinum for sales of 2 million units.
Songs on the new disc are:
1.) Amazing Grace
2.) He Lives
3.) Just As I Am
4.) Love Lifted Me
5.) O How I Love Jesus
6.) Only Trust Him
7.) There Is Power In The Blood
8.) Precious Memories
9.) Sweet Hour of Prayer
10.) When the Roll is Called Up Yonder
11.) Wherever He Leads I'll Go
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