EVENING PRAYER, AN

Latest update on 28/10/2011

Artist: Homer Rodeheaver
Author: Charles Gabriel/C. Maude Battersby
Label: Victor
Year: 1915

Lyrics by Mrs. Battersby, a plea to the Lord to forgive our sins, date back to 1895. Composer Gabriel was on music publisher Homer Rodeheaver's payroll since 1912 and wrote two other originals: Will The Circle Be Unbroken (By And By) and His Eye Is On The Sparrow (see there).

Covers:

1957:

George Beverly Shea

1958:

Mahalia Jackson

1958:

Jim Reeves

1958:

Don Gibson

1959:

Slim Whitman

1961:

Browns

1965:

Marty Robbins

1972:

Elvis Presley [on He Touched Me]

1975:

Blackwood Brothers

1980:

Willie Nelson

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