On June 17, two-time GRAMMY® Award winner Ray Stevens returns with a new Gospel music album Just A Closer Walk With Thee. Released via Gaither Music, this is the follow-up to his critically acclaimed his 2014 gospel recording, Gospel Collection, Volume 1.
For this new album, Ray Stevens brings to life all-new renditions of some of the most recognized Gospel classics of our time. An American icon, Stevens is known for his comedy as well as his musical talent, including his award-winning pop standard "Everything Is Beautiful." An accomplished vocalist, pianist and arranger, he lends his uplifting personality and contagious energy to these endearing songs of faith, bringing joy and comfort to listeners everywhere.
01. Everybody Needs a Hiding Place/I Found a Hiding Place
02. Rusty Old Halo
03. This Old House
04. On the Jericho Road/Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho05. Somethin's Comin'
06. Just a Closer Walk with Thee
07. Once and for All
08. Do You Hear Somebody Knockin'
09. A Mama and a Papa
10. When the Saints Go Marchin' In
11. Drop Kick Me Jesus
12. Just a Touch of Jesus
Ray Stevens has spanned the generations with over 50 years of comedic musical talent, including songs such as his multi-million selling hit "The Streak" and his classic pop standard "Everything Is Beautiful." Throughout his career, Stevens has sold more than 40 million albums and continues daily office operations at his home base, Ray Stevens Music / Clyde Records, located on Nashville's historic Music Row. Stevens has released a number of video collections and CDs throughout the years, including his 2012 release, The Encyclopedia of Recorded Comedy Music, and his 2014 gospel recording, Gospel Collection, Volume 1.