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I asked the lord

COVERED BY ELVIS

I Asked The Lord
the army of the lord


recording date elvis: ( 1959 ) after april ; informal
first release:

originally by: George Beverly Shea


recording date: april 1955
originally written by: lange;duncan
catalognumber: 47 6113
label: rca

Born: February 1, 1909
Country: Canada
Comments: Gospel singer and songwriter



RCA released this number on "A Golden Celebration" as "He's Only A Prayer Away." Elvis recorded the number on a Grundig reel-to-reel consumer tape recorder in his rented house in Goethestrasse, Bad Nauheim, during his military service in Germany. A number of artists had recorded the song earlier, including Kate Smith and Mahalia Jackson, but George Beverly Shea's 1955 recording, probably made in April of that year, on RCA 20-6113, seems to be the original.


I Asked The Lord
performed by:
George Beverly Shea

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I asked the lord to comfort me
When things weren't going my way
He said to me I will comfort you
And drive your cares away

I asked the lord to walk with me
when darkness was all that I knew
He said to me never be afraid
For I will see you through

I didn't not ask for riches
He gave me wealth untold
The moon, the stars, the sun the sky
And give me eyes to behold

I thank the lord for everything
And I count my blessings each day
He came to me when I needed him
I only have to pray
And he'll come to you if you ask him to
He's only a prayer away

( choir )
I thank the lord for everything
And I count my blessings each day
count my blessings every day

He came to me when I needed him
I only have to pray
And he'll come to you if you ask him to
He's only a prayer away




I Asked The Lord
performed by:
Elvis Presley

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I thank the lord for everything
I count my blessings each day

He came to me when I needed him
I only have to pray

And he'll come to you if you'll ask him to
He's only a prayer away



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