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Jimmy Owens

Short Name: Jimmy Owens
Full Name: Owens, Jimmy
Birth Year: 1930

Owens, James Lloyd (Jimmy). (Clarksdale, Mississippi, December 9, 1930-- ). Foursquare. Attended Millsaps College, Jackson, Miss.; Southwestern College, Memphis, Tennessee; Cathedral School of the Bible, Oakland, California; Cabot College, San Leandro, Calif. Minister of Music, The Neighborhood Church, Oakland, Calif., 1951-1966; Minister of Music, United Community Church, Glendale, Calif., 1966-1968; Minister of Music, Anaheim Christian Center (now Melodyland Christian Center), Anaheim, Calif., 1968-1969.

With his wife Carol, Owens has composed four Christian musicals. He has recorded several albums.

--Terry W. York, DNAH Archives

Wikipedia Biography

Jimmy and Carol Owens are a husband and wife songwriting and author team. They are best known for the Christian children's album, Ants'hillvania, which was nominated for the 1981 Grammy Award for Best Album for Children. They have worked with many other singers and songwriters, either individually or together. This includes Randy Stonehill, Pat Boone, Dean Jones, Jack Hayford, Andrae Crouch, Annie Herring, Matthew Ward, 2nd Chapter of Acts, Barry McGuire, Jamie Owens-Collins, The Imperials, Michael and Stormie Omartian, Larnelle Harris, Paul Baloche, Darlene Zschech and Graham Kendrick.

Texts by Jimmy Owens (21)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
By a new and living way entrance to the very throneJ. O. (Author)3
Clap your hands all you peopleJimmy Owens (Paraphraser)10
God forgave my sin in Jesus' nameJimmy Owens (Author)English1
He is born, our Lord and SaviorJimmy Owens (Author)English2
He is here, he is hereJimmy Owens (Author)English3
Holy, holy, holy, holyJimmy Owens (Author)English28
If My people, which are called by My nameJimmy Owens (Adapter)English3
Jesus' people come together, let your light shine!J.O. (Author)English2
Lord, achieve your holy purpose, wake Your church to intercedeJimmy Owens (Author)English2
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth! (Owen)Jimmy Owens (Paraphraser)English5
May we enter Your gates with thanksgivingJ.O. (Author)English2
“Me seréis santos”, dice DiosJimmy Owens (Author)Spanish3
Our God is far greater than words can make knownJimmy Owens (Author)English2
Padre nuestro, Padre nuestroJimmy Owens (1930- ) (Author)Spanish2
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow (Ken)Jimmy Owens, 1930- (Author)English2
Santo, santo, Pai bondosoJimmy Owens (Author)2
Santo, santo, santo, santo, Santo Santo, Dios poderosoJommy Owens (Author)Spanish2
Santo, santo; santo santo; Santo santo eres tú Señor amadoJimmy Owens (Author)Spanish2
This is my body, broken for youJimmy Owens (Author (vs. 1-2))English2
What a friend we have in Jesus, All our sins and griefs to bear (Owens)J. O. (Author)English2
You shall be holy unto MeJ. O. (Author)English2

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