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An Evening Prayer
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(Battersby & Gabriel)

Information:
Elvis recorded this gospel song on May 18, 1971 at RCA's Nashville studios. An Evening Prayer was written by C.M. Battersby and Charles H. Gabriel, in 1911.

The first know recording of this song is from 1915, by Homer Rodeheaver. Many artists have recorded this song throughout the years, such as the Blackwood Brothers (1954), Mahalia Jackson (1956), Jim Reeves (1959), Marty Robbins (1966), Willie Nelson (1980) and the Flaata *Ackles* Busk (2018).

Homer Rodeheaver - 1915

Mahalia Jackson - 1956

Jim Reeves - 1959

Marty Robbins - 1966

Elvis - 1972

Elvis (take 2)

Elvis (take 5)

Carroll Roberson - 2000

Lyrics:

If I have wounded any soul today
If I have caused one foot to go astray
If I have walked in my own wilful way
Dear Lord forgive

Forgive the sins I have confessed to Thee
Forgive my secret sins I do not see
Oh guide watch over me and my keeper be

Dear Lord, Amen

Where it was released:
First released on the album He Touched Me 
 
LPs/CDs:
- He Touched Me (1972) 
- He Walks Beside Me (1978) 
- Amazing Grace - His Best Sacred Performances (1994)
- Peace In The Valley (2001)
- Elvis Gospel - Millennium Masters (2001)
- Nearer My God To Thee (2001) - Provident
- Easter Special (2001) - FTD 
- Junichiro Koizumi Presents My Favourite Elvis Songs (2001)
- Christmas Peace (2003)
- I Sing All Kinds (2007) - FTD  
- He Touched Me (2011) - FTD 
 His Songs of Praise, Volume 1 (2016) - FTD 

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