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The Definitive Collection (2007)

The Definitive Collection is a 2007 compilation album of the Christian music vocal group The Imperials . Released by Word Records as part of the Word Artists' Definitive Collection series, it features ten songs from the group's catalog from the DaySpring and Myrrh labels.

Track listing

1. The Trumpet of Jesus (Michael and Stormie Omartian) (from Priority) -3:47

2. I'm Forgiven (Michael Omartian, Bruce Hibbard, Hadley Hockensmith)

(from One More Song for You) -3:56

3. Stand by the Power (Paul Smith, John Rocasco) (from Stand by the Power) -3:32

4. Living Without Your Love (Tom Hemby) (from One More Song for You) -3:27

5. Heed the Call (Chris Christian, Paul Smith) (from Heed the Call) -3:03

6. One More Song for You (Michael and Stormie Omartian) (from One More Song for You) -4:38

7. Sail On (Chris Christian) (from Sail On) -2:51

8. Lord of the Harvest (Paul Smith, James Newton Howard) (from Stand by the Power) -4:36

9. Wings of Love (Paul Smith, Keith Thomas) -4:53

10. Praise the Lord (Brown Bannister, Mike Hudson) (from Heed the Call) -3:33


The Imperlals:

Armond Morales -bass, vocals

David Will -baritone, vocals

Russ Taff -lead vocals, backing vocals (tracks 1, 2, 4 -7 and 10)

Paul Smith -lead vocals, backing vocals (tracks 3 and 8)

Jim Murray -tenor, vocals (tracks 1 -8 and 10)

Ron Hemby -co-lead vocals (track 9)

Jimmie Lee Sloas -co-lead vocals (track 9)

Production credits

Chris Christian -producer (tracks 5, 7 and 10)

Michael Omartian -producer (tracks 1, 2, 4 and 6)

Bill Schnee -producer (tracks 3 and 8)

Brown Bannister -producer (track 9)

Previous release: Back to the Roots (2007)

Next release: Live from Charlotte, NC - 1964 (2008) (CD only release)

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