Song Hall Of Fame: “When My Feet Touch The Streets Of Gold”

Hall of Fame (350x202)The month of August is just around the corner.  It is time for me to honor another of Southern Gospel’s greatest compositions by placing it into the Southern Gospel song hall of fame.

Today’s inductee goes back to 1975.  “When My Feet Touch The Streets Of Gold” was first recorded by the Kingsmen on the album, Jubilation.  It became a crowd favorite and they would re-record the song on one of their greatest albums; Live…Naturally (1981).

An interesting tidbit about the song involves the LeFevres.  While the song will forever be remembered as a Kingsmen classic, it was the LeFevres who had a top ten hit with the song in 1976.

This new song hall of fame inductee was penned by Conrad Cook.

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2 thoughts on “Song Hall Of Fame: “When My Feet Touch The Streets Of Gold”

  1. I was never aware the Lefevres recorded this. It’s interesting to hear the last LeFevre recordings compared to the first Rex Nelon Singers albums. You can hear there was a lot more production put into the later LeFevre albums–like the brass on this song. The early Nelon albums sound less produced (still great). I just wonder if because they were a new group with a less-established name if Canaan had a lower budget for them?

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