Roger Jones - Ways To Praise: Psalms, Hymns And Songs

Tuesday 1st June 1993
Roger Jones - Ways To Praise: Psalms, Hymns And Songs
Roger Jones - Ways To Praise: Psalms, Hymns And Songs

STYLE: MOR / Soft Pop
RATING 5 5 5 5 5
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 21975-27113
LABEL: Christian Music Ministries CMM009CD
FORMAT: CD Album
RELEASE DATE: 1996-03-13
RRP: £13.00

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

This is the album (one CD, two cassettes) of the worship songbook, a new venture for Britain's veteran 'Christian musical' maestro Roger Jones. Straddling as it does several musical traditions it had a touch of the contemporary without being in any way alienating to the average denominational church. I could have done with a bit of information as to who was actually singing but David Anfield has assembled a pleasant on the ear choir while several of the songs, like the invitational "Come See The Beauty Of The King" (the only number taken from one of Roger's musicals) and the delightful melodic "Bless The Lord" could be introduced to any fellowship, charismatic or traditional.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. God Is Our Shelter And Strength (Ps. 46) [Listen]
2. Coming With The Clouds (Rev, 1) [Listen]
3. Bless The Lord (Ps. 103) [Listen]
4. Immortal Invisible [Listen]
5. God Of Mercy [Listen]
6. For The Beauty Of The Earth [Listen]
7. O Jesus, I Have Promised [Listen]
8. Salvation Belongs To Our God (Rev. 7) [Listen]
9. Hallelujah, Father [Listen]
10. Worship The King [Listen]
11. Just As I Am [Listen]
12. Great And Wonderful (Rev. 15) [Listen]
13. I Will Never Stop Praising The Lord (Ps. 34) [Listen]
14. Holy Father [Listen]
15. Clap Your Hands For Joy (Ps. 47) [Listen]
16. Take My Life [Listen]
17. Lazarus Of Bethany [Listen]
18. Spirit Divine [Listen]
19. In Heavenly Love Abiding [Listen]
20. My God, How Wonderful Thou Art [Listen]
21. What A Friend We Have In Jesus [Listen]
22. Come See The Beauty Of The King [Listen]

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Reader Comments

Posted by Linda in Docklands @ 11:50 on Oct 26 2007

I am trying desperately to get in touch with David Anfield, as he used to be my UK distributer for the publication 'Light International'. I would like to buy back some of the copies he had of the book. Please, please let me have his number as if he still has the books or knows where they are, I am willing to pay to get them back. Thank you

Linda



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