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For God and God Alone (1986)

Updated: Jun 20


For God and God Alone is the third studio album by Christian singer Steve Green, released on August 21, 1986 by Sparrow Records. The album was produced by Greg Nelson.


With themes of family and faith, For God and God Alone was another successful album for Green and it was Green's only RIAA Gold-certified album. By 2001, the album sold half a million copies. Highlights include the title song "God and God Alone" originally written and recorded by Phill McHugh, "Household of Faith," sung with Green's wife Marijean Green and the Easter-focused track "Calvary's Love." Eight of the album's ten tracks were orchestrated and arranged by Alan Moore and David T. Clydesdale.


Green also released a concert video in 1987 titled For God and God Alone: In Concert Ministry Video featuring 12 live performances, interview footage with Green and his family and the music video for "Enter In." The album peaked at number 3 by early 1987 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart. That same year, Green won his second Male Vocalist of the Year title at the 18th GMA Dove Awards and was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance,

Male for the album.


Track listing


1. Call to Worship (Bill George, John Chisum)/The Majesty and Glory of His Name

(Linda Lee Johnson, Tom Fettke) -4:32

2. God and God Alone (Phill McHugh) -4:10

3. I Will Lift Up (Dwight and Denise Liles) -2:08

4. Higher Ground (Jon Mohr) -2:35

5. We Have Seen God's Glory (Gary Driskell, Mike Hudson) -6:02

6. Let Us Praise the Almighty (J.D. Miller) -2:03

7. Household of Faith (duet with Marijean Green) (Brent Lamb, John Rosasco)

-3:02

8. Only Jesus/Calvary's Love (Greg Nelson, Phill McHugh) -5:45

9. Enter In (Steve Green, Jon Mohr, Greg Nelson) -4:44

10. You Want To...Now Will You (Jon Mohr) -2:07


Production credits and orchestral arrangements


Greg Nelson -producer (all tracks), conductor (tracks 2, 6 and 9)

Alan Moore -arrangements on tracks 2, 6 and 9

David T. Clydesdale -arrangements and conductor on tracks 1, 3, 5, 7 and 8


Gold certified in 2001.


Accolades

Dove Award -Male Vocalist of the Year


Radio singles

1986 "God and God Alone" -#8 Christian AC

1987 "Enter In" -#4 Christian AC

1987 "Household of Faith (with Marijean Green) -#12 Christian AC

1988 "Higher Ground" -#37 Christian AC


Watch the concert video For God and God Alone: In Concert Ministry Video here:


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