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G.Gordon Jensen

Gordon Jensen

Biography

Soloist and songwriter Gordon Jensen performed in the 1960s and 1970s with the Orrells and Gordon Jensen & Sunrise (same vocalists, different billing). Jensen is also known for his catalog of songs including classics like "Redemption Draweth Nigh," "Bigger Than Any Mountain," "Jesus Will Outshine Them All," and "Written In Red." These and other titles by Jensen have been recorded hundreds of times by an array of artists over the years.

Discography

1977 Jesus Will Outshine Them All (Rockland Road Records/RR-108): Jesus Will Outshine Them All; I've Got My Heart Set On Heaven; Happy Wheels Of Joy (Over and Over); Leave A Well In The Valley; Every Day Now; Don't Go To Heaven Alone; The Church's Finest Hour; Come Into The Ark; The Coming Of The Lord; Tears Are A Language.

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1979 Gordon Jensen (Impact Records/R3588): I Escaped To The Light; Here In My Own Town; I Sing Jesus; The Precious Old Story Of Love; It's Jesus I Really Want To See; The Kingdom Belongs To A Child; I Want What You Want; Bring Back The New Again; Heaven Holds All The Secrets; Small Wooden Bridge.

1980 Gallery (Impact Records/R3599): Redemption Draweth Nigh; We're Together Again; Jesus Will Outshine Them All; Casting Our Crowns At His Feet; A Song Holy Angels Cannot Sing; I Should Have Been Crucified; Bigger Than Any Mountain; Leave A Well In The Valley; He's As Close As The Mention Of His Name; It Made News In Heaven (When I Got Saved); Tears Are A Language; Whisper Jesus.

1980 7" EP (Dayspring Records/DEP 002 DJ): Escaped To The Light; One More Time Around The Walls; Redemption Draweth Nigh; Bigger Than Any Mountain.

1983 Just In Time (Dayspring Records/DST-4110): Inside Out; Back In My Jonah Days; Desert Of My Days; I'll Break The Law Of Gravity Someday; Just In Time; One More Time Around The Walls; Warm Kinda Family Feelin'; You Know That You Know It; There's A Wind; Like Spoken Words Could Never Do.

1984 Fighting The Fight (Dayspring Records/7-01-412501-X): Fighting The Fight; I've Chosen The One; Believing Becomes My Victory; Joy In The Journey; Grace Upon Grace; Only Homesick People Know; In The Beauty Of Holiness; I'll Be There Believing; When The Carpenter Came; Only One Name Comes To Mind.

1987 Tuesdays And Thursdays: Tuesdays And Thursdays; Praise Unspoken; God's Gonna Make A Way; I Need You; Not Ashamed; Major Danger; When I Lift Him Up In Praise; You're The Only Jesus; You Write Me Like A Story; God Still Loves The World.

1988 His Very Best (Homeland Records/HC8901): Bigger Than Any Mountain; I Should Have Been Crucified; It Made News In Heaven; The Precious Old Story Of Love; Redemption Draweth Nigh; A Song Holy Angels Cannot Sing; The Kingdom Belongs To A Child; Heaven Holds All The Secrets; I Sing Jesus; Bring Back The New Again.

1989 The Glove Gold Mine; The Glove; When I Looked A Second Time; If People; I Met The Author; Concern Me Lord; Coronation Day; Don't Go To Heaven Alone; I've Got My Heart Set On Heaven; Happy Wheels Of Joy.

1991 Christmas: It's Gotta Be Christmas Again; It Came Upon A Midnight Clear; O Holy Night; Carol Of The Bells; O Come All Ye Faithful/Joyful Joyful We Adore Thee; Do You Hear What I Hear; Christmas Each Day Of The Year; What Child Is This; The Christmas Song; Sing-Along Medley.

1992 Songs For The Road: Good News In Shoes; Manna Every Morning; Written In Red; I Know; God Makes The Impossible Probable; Driven To My Knees; The One Who Came Back; Thorns Upon The Rose; The Sweetest Song; Heaven's Elite; Jesus, My Lord And My Life.

1994 Treasures From The Hymnbook: I Love To Tell The Story; Blessed Assurance; It Is Well With My Soul; Victory In Jesus; Cross Medley; Great Is Thy Faithfulness; The Lily Of The Valley; Amazing Grace; To God Be The Glory; Patriotic Medley.

2008 Songs God Gave Me: Greatest Hits Volume 1: Bigger Than Any Mountain; God Still Loves The World; We're Together Again; Tears Are A Language; Back In My Jonah Days; Whisper Jesus; Warm Kinda Family Feelin'; I Escaped To The Light; Bring Back The New Again; Tuesdays And Thursdays; Small Wooden Bridge; Redemption Draweth Nigh.

2008 I'm Listening Lord: The Very Same Jesus; Anointing That Heals; Drawn To The Foot Of The Cross; I Treasure The Name; I'd Say Jesus; I'm Listening Lord; Let Me Come Into Your Presence; No Agenda; Right In The Middle; River Of Mercy.

2010 Inherit The Sky: I'll Inherit The Sky; There's A Welcome Waiting At Home; Things God Cannot Do; A City Where Nobody Dies; Forever Is a Long, Long Time; God's Patient Grace; He Could Have Simply Walked Away; This World Is Just An Apartment; Sunrise; Come Into The Ark.

2013 It's Still Real: It's Still Real Today; The Only Safe Place; Heaven Can Wait; Innocent Blood; We've Got A Name To Call; Castles Of Sand; There But For The Grace Of God Go I; There's Enough Of God's Love; A Song To Sing At Midnight; I'd Never Miss Heaven For The World.

???? Whisper Jesus (Jensen Records/R-101): Take A Look At Calvary; Congratulations Are In Order; The Colors Of Sunset; Whisper Jesus; I Should Have Been Crucified; Redemption Draweth Nigh; A Song Holy Angels Cannot Sing; Casting Our Crowns At His Feet; Will You Be Among The Missing; God's Grace Makes Up The Difference For Me.

???? The Church's Finest Hour (Jensen Records/R-102): The Church's Finest Hour; I've Got My Heart Set On Heaven; Happy Wheels Of Joy (Over And Over); Leave A Well In The Valley; Every Day Now; Don't Go To Heaven Alone; Jesus Will Outshine Them All; Come Into The Ark; The Coming Of The Lord; Tears Are A Language.

Songwriter's Résumé

(Partial List)

A Song The Holy Angels Cannot Sing
A Song To Sing At Midnight
Before He Calls Again
Believing Is The Victory
Bigger Than Any Mountain
Come Into The Ark
Don't Go To Heaven Alone
Don't Turn Him Away
Exchange A Little Emptiness
Forever Is A Long Long Time
Get Acquainted With The Lord
God Has Not Changed
Gospel Music Is The Thing
He Is As Close
Heaven To Go To Heaven In
He's As Close As The Mention Of His Name
He's Been My Dearest Friend
He's Changing Me
I Should Have Been Crucified
I Still Remember Things God Has Forgotten
I'd Never Miss Heaven
I'll Glory In The Cross
Innocent Blood
It Made News In Heaven
It's Good To Be Home Again
It's Still Real Today
I've Got My Heart Set On Heaven
Jesus Will Outshine Them All
Justified By Faith
Leave A Well In The Valley
Let The River Flow
Mama's Angels
Over And Over
Redemption Draweth Nigh
Revival Is Here
Tears Are A Language God Understands
The Church's Finest Hour
The Coming Of The Lord
There's Enough Of God's Love
We're Together Again
Whisper Jesus
Will You Be Among The Missing
Written In Red

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