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Without him

COVERED BY ELVIS

Without Him


recording date elvis: Friday, 27 May 1966; Studio
first release:


originally by: The LeFevres

recording year: 1961
originally written by: LeFevre
catalognumber: mflp 3210
label: sing
album: without him



Mylon LeFevre wrote this powerful piece when he was just seventeen years old. The gospel group with which Mylon sang, the LeFevres, released the song on the LP "Without Him" on the Sing label (Sing MFLP 3210), probably in 1963, though some sources indicate 1961. Mylon also sang the song at the Gospel Quartet Convention in Memphis (date unknown), where Elvis happened to hear it and decided to record it himself. Mylon went on to be a rock star, with his own band, called the Atlanta Rhythm Section. He sold millions of records throughout the 1970s and Mylon lived the sex, drugs and rock'n'roll life to the full, overdosing on heroin and almost dying in 1973. He later quit the rock life and formed a modern gospel group, Broken Heart, which toured throughout the 1980s.


Without Him
performed by:
The LeFevres



Without Him I could do nothing
Without Him I'd surely fail
Without Him I would be drifting
Like a ship without a sail

Without Him I would be dying
Without Him I'd be enslaved
Without Him life would be hopeless
But with Jesus thank God I'm saved

Jesus, oh Jesus
Do you know Him today
You can't turn Him away
Oh Jesus, Jesus
Without Him how lost I would be






Without Him
performed by:
Elvis Presley



Without Him I could do nothing
Without Him I'd surely fail
Without Him I would be drifting
Like a ship without a sail

Without Him I would be dying
Without Him I'd be enslaved
Without Him life would be worthless
But with Jesus thank God I'm saved

Oh Jesus, oh Jesus
Do you know Him today
Please don't turn Him away
Oh Jesus, my Jesus
Without Him how lost I would be
Without Him how lost I would be




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