The album we see here earned Elvis his first Grammy Award
“In the Garden” is a classic gospel song that has been recorded by numerous artists, including Elvis Presley. The song was originally written by Charles A. Miles in 1912, and tells the story of the narrator’s experience of walking with Jesus in the garden and feeling his presence and love.
Elvis recorded his version of the song in 1971, and it was included on his album “He Touched Me,” which won a Grammy Award for Best Inspirational Performance. Elvis’s rendition of “In the Garden” features his signature vocal style, and is accompanied by a simple, yet powerful arrangement of piano, guitar, and backing vocals.
The song’s lyrics are a testament to the power of faith and the comfort that comes from feeling the presence of God. The chorus of the song is particularly powerful, with the lyrics “And he walks with me, and he talks with me, and he tells me I am his own; and the joy we share as we tarry there, none other has ever known.”
Elvis’s recording of “In the Garden” has become a beloved classic among his fans, and is often played at funerals and other religious services. The song’s message of hope and comfort has resonated with people of all faiths for over a century, and continues to inspire and uplift listeners today.