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Subject: Re: FAQ: AMY GRANT V-6.81 X-tended [2/2]

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Archive-name: music/amy-grant-faq/part2 Posting-Frequency: quarterly Last-modified: 1997-Aug-8 Version: 6.81 extended special
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Yb dP 8 8 8 `Yb. 8 8' .8 8 8 8P 8 8 8 8 8P Y8 YbdP 888P' 8 Y88P `Y8P `Y8P' `Y88 8 `Y88 88P' 8 8 dP wwdP 8 dP This is a list of all known Amy Grant albums/CDs [as of June 01/97] Amy Grant (1977) Beautiful Music|3:09 Mountain Top|3:37 Psalm 104|3:27 Old Man's Rubble|2:57 Brand New Start|2:51 Grape, Grape Joy|1:10 Walking in the Light|1:32 What A Difference You've Made|3:26 Father|3:53 I Know Better Now|2:49 The Lord Has A Will|2:37 On And On|3:20 He Gave Me A New Song|1:21 My Father's Eyes (1979) Father's Eyes|4:03 Faith Walkin' People|3:29 Always The Winner|2:28 Never Give You Up|3:21 Bridegroom|2:48 Lay Down|2:44 You Were There|2:30 O Sacred Head|2:05 All That I Need Is You|3:33 Fairytale|3:11 Giggle|3:01 There Will Never Be Another|3:38 Keep It On Going|1:06 Never Alone (1980) Look What Has Happened To Me|3:10 So Glad|4:39 Walking Away With You|4:22 Family|2:41 Don't Give Up On Me|3:56 That's The Day|3:41 If I Have To Die|3:45 All I Ever Have To Be|2:34 It's A Miracle|2:44 Too Late|3:14 -cas First Love|2:49 Say Once More|2:26 In Concert (1980) Medley|9:31 Beautiful Music Giggle Old Man's Rubble Never Give You Up Mimi's House|3:26 Father's Eyes|5:50 Faith Walkin' People|3:56 Walking Away with You|4:38 Mountain Top|3:40 All I Ever Have To Be|3:16 Singing A Love Song|5:52 Don't Give Up On Me|4:04 In Concert Volume Two (1981) I'm Gonna Fly|4:12 Too Late|4:43 So Glad|4:25 Medley|8:34 You Gave Me Love|3:17 Fill Me With Your Love|2:44 What A Difference You've Made In My Life|2:33 If I Have To Die|3:31 That's The Day|3:29 Look What Has Happened To Me|3:12 Keep it Goin'|1:03 Nobody Loves Me Like You|3:26 Age to Age (1982) A&M In a Little While|4:20 I Have Decided|3:13 I Love a Lonely Day|4:03 Don't Run Away|3:33 Fat Baby|2:09 Sing Your Praise to the Lord|3:12 El Shaddai|4:05 Raining on the Inside|4:10 Got to Let It Go|4:00 Arms of Love|3:10 A Christmas Album (1983) A&M Tennessee Christmas|4:33 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing|2:53 Preiset Dem Konig~Praise the King|1:39 Emmanuel|2:54 Little Town|2:47 Christmas Hymn|2:32 Love Has Come|4:02 Sleigh Ride|3:35 Christmas Song, The (Chestnuts)|3:45 Heirlooms|3:42 Mighty Fortress, A~Angels We Have Heard on High|5:00 Straight Ahead (1984) Where Do You Hide Your Heart|3:57 Jehovah|5:57 Angels|4:10 Straight Ahead|3:47 Thy Word|3:19 It's Not A Song|3:27 Open Arms|3:22 Doubly Good To You|3:12 Tomorrow|3:24 The Now And The Not Yet|3:36 Unguarded (1985) Myrrh Love of Another Kind|3:22 Find A Way|3:28 Everywhere I Go|4:12 I Love You|4:25 Stepping In Your Shoes|4:37 Fight|4:42 Wise Up|3:51 Who to Listen To|4:22 Sharayah|4:53 Prodigal, The|5:10 The Collection (1986) Myrrh Stay for Awhile|5:37 Love Can Do|4:22 Find a Way|3:27 Everywhere I Go|4:10 Angels|4:10 Thy Word|3:19 Emmanuel|3:07 -lp Where Do You Hide Your Heart|3:58 Sing Your Praise to the Lord|3:17 -lp In a Little While|4:22 -lp El Shaddai|4:08 -lp I Have Decided|3:16 -cas Too Late|4:24 -cas I'm Gonna Fly|4:23 All I Ever Have To Be|2:38 My Father's Eyes|4:05 -lp Ageless Medley|6:10 Lead Me On (1988) A&M 1974|4:22 Lead Me On|5:35 Shadows|5:24 Saved by Love|4:38 Faithless Heart|5:10 What About the Love|5:23 If These Walls Could Speak|5:42 All Right|4:23 -cas Wait for the Healing|5:36 Sure Enough|4:00 -cas If You Have To Go Away|4:01 Say Once More|4:54 Heart In Motion (1991) A&M Good For Me|3:59 Baby Baby|3:57 Every Heartbeat|3:32 That's What Love is For|4:17 Ask Me|3:51 Galileo|4:19 You're Not Alone|3:49 Hats|4:09 I Will Remember You|5:00 How Can We See That Far|4:26 Hope Set High|2:48 Home For Christmas (1992) A&M Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas|2:36 It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year|2:26 Joy To The World/For Unto Us A Child Is Born|2:33 Breath Of Heaven (Mary's Song)|5:29 O' Come All Ye Faithful|3:01 Grown-up Christmas List|5:00 Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree|2:07 Winter Wonderland|2:17 I'll Be Home For Christmas|3:27 The Night Before Christmas|3:52 Emmanuel, God With Us|4:56 Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring|4:47 Songs From The Loft (1993) Reunion What We've Come Here For|2:29 Michael W. Smith I Got the Want To|2:42 Donna McElroy Seek First|2:26 Susan Ashton Joy!|3:02 Wes King Where Do I Go|3:21 Ashley Cleveland/Gary Chapman Salt and Light|2:14 Amy Delaine How Do You Know|1:47 Kim Hill We Come to Praise|4:11 Michael James We Believe in God|3:42 Amy Grant Hope Set High|3:24 Gary Chapman Hey Now|4:22 Amy Grant Music of the Spirit (1/May/1994) AG Productions The Bells Ring Out|1:08 Venite Exultemus Domino|2:41 St. John's Abbey Schola Fanfare and All Hail the Power|5:44 Pax Christi Orchestra et al Opening Commentary|4:02 El-Shaddai|4:46 Amy Grant (Gary Chapman on Guitar) Ubi Caritas|2:08 St. John's Abbey Schola Ich will den Herrn loben alle Zeit|2:40 St. John's Boy's Choir Jesus, Joy of Our Desiring|3:25 Amy Grant O Praise the Lord with One Consent|4:35 St. Benedict Choir et al Commentary|2:16 Philip Brunelle O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing|2:37 Congregation and Choirs Fairest Lord Jesus|3:28 St. Benedict/St. John Choirs We Believe in God|4:12 Amy Grant (Gary Chapman on Guitar) Citation and Presentation of Pax Christi Award|6:51 Bro. Reinhart Amy Grant's Acceptance|4:10 Charity and Love|4:48 Amy Grant and Choirs Pax Christi Hymn|3:45 Amy Grant (Michael W. Smith on piano) House of Love (1994) A&M The Lucky One|4:11 Say You'll Be Mine|4:04 Whatever It Takes|4:10 House of Love|4:38 The Power|3:54 Oh, How The Years Go By|5:12 Big Yellow Taxi|3:01 Helping Hand|4:39 Politics of Kissing [released on Euro HOL + BYT CD Single] Love Has A Hold On Me|3:55 [Euro version produced by Michael Omartian] Our Love|5:08 Children of the World|5:16 Say You'll Be Mine (single) [released only on Euro/Asia A&M] Behind the Eyes (1997) Myrrh Nobody Home I Will Be Your Friend Like I Love You Takes a Little Time Cry a River Turn This World Around Curious Thing Every Road Leave it All Behind Missing You The Feeling I Had Somewhere Down the Road -- -lp, -cas: denote songs that do not appear on the vinyl version and the cassette versions respectively. By default, any song not appearing on the cassette version will also be missing from the vinyl version ------ SIDE PROJECTS / DUETS: Animals' Christmas (with Art Garfunkel, 1986) Columbia Annunciation, The|2:38 Creatures of the Field, The|2:31 Just a Simple Little Tune|2:54 Decree, The|3:25 Incredible Phat|4:56 Friendly Beasts, The|3:23 Song of the Camels, The|2:44 Words from an Old Spanish Carol|3:43 Carol of the Birds|1:58 Frog, The|5:15 Herod|4:20 Wild Geese|3:32 Michael W. Smith Project (1982) Reunion "Friends" (duet with Michael W. Smith) Michael W. Smith 2 (1983) Reunion "All I Needed to Say", "One Restless Heart" (duet with Michael W. Smith) Happenin' "Always" (duet with Gary Chapman) This Ain't Hollywood "Nobody Knows Me Like You Do" (duet with DeGarmo & Key) Talk to One Another - Reunion "Create in Me a Clean Heart" (duet with Brown Bannister) Rich Mullins "Live Right" (duet with Rich Mullins) Together We Will Stand "Kingdom of Love" (solo on Continental Singers' album) Another Time Another Place "Unexpected Friends" (duet with Sandi Patti) Love Beyond Reason, Randy Stonehill (1985) "I Could Never Say Goodbye" (duet with Randy Stonehill) Big Beats for Happy Feets - Word Compilation Album funky dance re-mix of "Wise Up" Solitude/Solitaire, Peter Cetera (1986) WB "The Next Time I Fall" (duet with Peter Cetera) Christmas (1989) Reunion "No Eye Had Seen" (duet with Michael W. Smith) Our Hymns (1989) Word "Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus" (solo) Our Christmas (1990) Word "It Came Upon The Midnight Clear", "O Little Town of Bethlehem" (duets with Sandi Patti) The Gingham Dog and The Calico Cat (1990) Rabbit Ears Productions A story about two Christmas presents who just don't get along - until Christmas Eve when they fall out of Santa's sleigh and get lost in a great forest. There, working together, they find their way through the snow to their new home, where their example of love for each other brings harmony to the entire household. Read by Amy Grant/Music by Chet Atkins Chet Atkins' "Sneakin' Around" (1991) (Amy and Gary Chapman - background vocals) Change Your World, Michael W. Smith (1992) Reunion "Somewhere Somehow" (duet with Michael W. Smith) Sister Kate - NBC theme song (not available retail) Honeymoon in Vegas (1992) "Love me Tender" (remake of Elvis Presley's classic) "Love makes you Real" (1992) Target Stores Christmas promo (not available retail) "Let the Season take Wing" (1992) Target Stores Christmas promo (cassette single available only at Target with purchase of the album HOME FOR CHRISTMAS) On this Christmas Night (MCA/Songbird) "Santa's Reindeer Ride" Gary Chapman - EVERYDAYMAN "Love like Blood" duet and background vocals with Michael W. Smith & Gary Chapman - A MOMENT IN TIME songs performed live and conversations from Lead Me On tour, Limited Edition promotional cassette Gary Chapman - SHELTER "One of Two" duet and background vocals Love's Alright, Eddie Murphy (1992) "Yeah" (Amy has one line along with a a couple dozen other artists. Sidenote: It is reported that Eddie's producers were blown away with her grace and professionalism after flying to town to record her part.) The Creation (1993) Rabbit Ears Productions First in a series. The story of Creation as recorded in the Bible. Features an acappella version of "Creat In Me a Clean Heart" Read by Amy Grant/Music by Bela Fleck Maverick (1994) "Amazing Grace" (Amy sings one line + sings in a chorus) The Light Inside (1994) "Razor's Edge", duet with Gary Chapman Return to Pooh Corner, Kenny Loggins (1994) title song. (Gary Chapman also contributes to background vocals) Tapestry Revisited (1995), "Too Late" (Amy is one of several artists on this tribute album) Mr Wrong (1996) Soundtrack "The Things We Do For Love" (a cover of the original 10cc version) ====== db w 88888 d88b .d88b. dPYb 8d8b.d8b. Yb dP ." d88b 8 .d8b. 88b. " dP 8P Y8 dPwwYb 8P Y8P Y8 YbdP `Yb. 8 8' .8 8 8 dP 8b d8 dP Yb 8 8 8 dP Y88P 8 `Y8P' 88P' d888 `Y88P' dP 8 A M Y G R A N T ' S T O P 2 0 S O N G S O F A L L T I M E chosen by her as of July 6, 1992 1. El Shaddai 2. Sing Your Praise To The Lord 3. Father's Eyes 4. That's What Love Is For 5. Thy Word 6. Angels 7. 'Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus 8. Find A Way 9. Saved By Love 10. Lead Me On 11. Everywhere I Go 12. Jehovah 13. In A Little While 14. 1974 15. Old Man's Rubble 16. Faith Walking People 17. Tennessee Christmas 18. Stay For Awhile 19. Beautiful Music 20. Look What Has Happened ===== Yb dP w 8 8 Yb dP w .d88 .d88b .d8b. .d88 8d8b .d88 88b. 8d8b. Yb dP YbdP 8 8 8 8.dP' 8' .8 8 8 8P 8 8 8 8 8P Y8 YbdP YP 8 `Y88 `Y88P `Y8P' `Y88 8 `Y88 88P' 8 8 dP wwdP 8 dP A listing of laser discs/VHS tapes currently available: AGE TO AGE concert video (1983) 90 minutes 150 A&M DG Stereo CX (Laser disc and VHS) Note: Laserdisc has been discontinued FIND A WAY 5-song compilation video (1985) 20 minutes "Don't Run Away", "Angels", "It's Not A Song", "Find A Way", "Wise Up" 150 A&M DG Stereo CX AMY GRANT'S OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS (1986) 50 minutes NBC TV special released on laser disc and video 1992 140 A&M Hi-Fi Stereo CX HEART IN MOTION Collection (1991) 20 minutes includes "Baby, Baby", "Good For Me" (Girlfriend or Hunky version), "Every Heartbeat", "Next Time I Fall", and "That's What Love Is For" MUSIC OF THE SPIRIT (1/May/1994) 75 minutes Features live footage from the Pax Christi Award Ceremony honouring Amy Grant. Also shows behind the scenes look at practise sessions, Amy interviews (at home and at St. John's Univesity). Available from Target Stores ($9.99) or direct from St. John's Univ. BUILDING THE HOUSE OF LOVE (1994) Behind the scenes look at the making of House of Love Available on laser disc ($24.95) and VHS -- Special thanks to David Ragsdale, Sam Stoddard, Hiram W. Lester Jr., Lori McAlister, and Jack Liu for providing additional information. =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= Yb dP w 8 888b. w Yb dP w .d88 .d88b .d8b. 8 .8 .d88b Yb dP w .d88b Yb db dP d88b YbdP 8 8 8 8.dP' 8' .8 8wwK' 8.dP' YbdP 8 8.dP' YbdPYbdP `Yb. YP 8 `Y88 `Y88P `Y8P' 8 Yb `Y88P YP 8 `Y88P YP YP Y88P The following 3 videos are representative of Amy's style in the pre-Unguarded era. They are included for reasons of brevity and completeness. It's Not a Song (as reviewed by J.P. Blackwood) Amy sits in her room saddened, trying to write a song. Her paper flies out the window through the streets to a nursing home. Amy follows it, sings to the residents and they cheer up and do a broadway type dance number Angels (as reviewed by J.P. Blackwood) Scenes switch between Amy teaching Sunday school, Paul released from jail and some abstract shots of Amy escaping a car crash and being haunted by some kind of ghost hands. Don't Run Away (reviewed by Pradeep) The video starts off with Amy on stage wearing a trenchcoat and hat as the crew is setting up. As the setup nears completion, she removes her coat and hat (shaking her hair free from it's confines). Michael W. Smith is playing keyboard. The band seems to be having a great time overall, singing to the crowd of people in the auditorium. This video provides a very sharp contrast between the Amy and Michael of yesteryear with the same Amy and Michael of only a few years later. (both had an appearance/outfit that would no doubt make them cringe today, but in fact this simplicity was very prevalent in the videos of many artists at that time.) The following are descriptions/reviews of Amy's videos from the Unguarded (1985) album and later. Amy undergoes an *incredible* change in image, style, and confidence from the videos mentioned above to those below. ;-) Wise Up (reviewed by Pradeep) This is a live video shot in Pittsburg. Amy is wearing her trademark spotted leopard skin jacket (as appears on the cover of the Unguarded album). Amy is noticeably very energetic and it is exciting to see her move in synch with the music. This is my favourite live video of her. Find a Way (reviewed by Pradeep) Amy's outfits alternate between her leopard skin jacket with flashy dress shirt and cummerbund, to a crimson dress. The video shifts several times from indoors where an argument between a man & a woman is taking place, to outside where Amy is standing atop a brick building. Several outdoor scenes take place near a water setting. Eventually the couple reconcile their differences and Amy twirls her jacket in the air producing a rainbow pattern. The video ends with Amy in casual white top and rolled-up pants; an incredible wave rises above and behind her, and a beautiful rainbow appears. Next Time I Fall (reviewed by Pradeep) This video was done in conjunction with another A&M superstar, Peter Cetera. It takes place in a room with very high windows. A dance troupe is performing among the singers. Although Amy has a rather small singing role in this duet, her performance more than makes up for it. She is wearing a jean jacket, a white shirt, blue jeans and cowboy boots. All in all she looks really good. :) I am told by J.P. Blackwood that Peter and Amy were photo- graphed at different locations (and/or times) for this video, and this explains why you don't see them in the same scene. This video was responsible for introducing much of the pre-HIM public to Amy. Stay for Awhile (reviewed/detailed by Marjorie Soifer) This video opens with a man horseback-riding into the camera. Amy's face appears through this--superimposed on the screen through the background, as the lyrics begin. The scenes cuts to Amy laughing, maybe with friends, maybe with the guy, maybe in the present, maybe in the past (left for personal interpretation). Meanwhile the screen splits vertically and shows the man riding the horse again. Then Amy is seen sitting in a chair, her head on her hands as though she is reminiscing/thinking. The video cuts to Amy with the man and the horse walking out the the center of a field. Only after a moment, the video returns to Amy alone in the chair. The scene continues to periodically shift from Amy alone in a house, to Amy with the man in the field. In the field, Amy is seen working out the horse while the man watches, Amy watching while the man works out the horse (both are holding the horse by some kind of reign while the horse moves in a circle), both Amy and the man riding the horse, and Amy running in a zig-zag fashion though the field while the man follows her pattern on the horse. In the house Amy is seen sitting on the chair or on the windowsill. Basically, Amy moves throughout this one room, reminiscing. It is as though she is saying goodbye to the memories as she packs up and moves out. These single scenes of Amy alone are interspersed with the scenes from the field. In the video, Amy wears a black leather jacket, white t-shirt, jeans, and boots. In the house she wears a denim shirt, black leggings, and sneakers. Her hair is wavy (pre-children, hence, pre-perm). The scenes in the field have an earthy color tone, the scenes in the house have a blue overtone, and the "other" scenes (Amy innocently flirting with the man) have a little color but are primarily black and white. The video ends with Amy leaving the house with a packed suitcase and a scene of Amy and the man riding on the horse across the screen. The video is really simple. Amy conveys the sense of "time gone by" really well. It took me 4 years to get my hands on a copy of this video. There is nothing spectacular about it but it was still definitely worth the wait! Lead Me On (reviewed by Pradeep) This is arguably the most moving and scenic of Amy's videos. It takes place near a very beautiful set of waterfalls, amidst rugged 'bitter cold' terrain. Amy is wearing a pair of loose fitting jeans, a dark sleeveless tank-top, and a pair of earrings. The earrings, however, are purposefully different from each other, indicative of the new 'hip' Amy. Amy radiates her inner and outer beauty throughout most of the video. Note: This video was released commercially on a tape with several other artists, "VH-7". Baby Baby (reviewed by Pradeep) This video teams Amy with her hunky friend, Jme Stein. Amy originally wanted to do this video with babies dancing around in diapers, but one of her nephews thought this would be lame. Baby Baby is the first of a series of videos that she did for the HIM album. Almost all share a common thread of rapidly switching from scene to scene, forcing you to either see parts in slow-motion or watch the video many times to catch all the subtle details. Most of the video shows Amy and her male-friend having fun at an amusement park. As the video progresses, they are trying to out-do each other's silliness. During much of the video, Amy is wearing a black outfit complete with a black bowler's hat. She looks particularly striking in the beginning when she is wearing her Mexican outfit (complete with white shirt, hat, bolero, black skirt, and black boots). Good For Me (reviewed by Pradeep) (hunky version) The guy from Baby Baby is back for another fun-filled video with Amy. The setting takes place near a waterpark. Indeed, Amy can be seen wearing full scuba gear and beach attire. If you liked Baby Baby, this video is not to be missed. According to Rodney, this version is the one Amy prefers. She made it after realizing the other version about two childhood friends did not come out as she originally intended. (girlfriend version) This, IMHO, is the better of the two versions. In the beginning, Amy and her girlfriend are shown running to a barn carrying a chest of clothes between them. The adventurous girlfriend is seen holding different items of lingerie in front of both herself and Amy (much to poor Amy's shock) to test how it looks. Amy is wearing about 5 different outfits in all. In the classroom setting, she is wearing a black top and black short-shorts (I mistook it initially for a black mini-dress). Several times during the video, the camera does a close-up of her face while she is wearing this black outfit. I can't describe it, but I have never seen her looking more stunning and beautiful than in those close-ups. Her facial features in these close-ups are well set off against the bright backlighting. Occasionally, we are presented with scenes of the "younger" Amy and her girlfriend in class and in a restaurant meeting boys. At the end, Amy is wearing a grey mini-sundress. She sits atop the hood of a fire engine, next to her girlfriend. They are flirting with (and being serenaded by) a group of dancing firefighters who eventually soak them with a fire hose. Warning: This version shows scenes of a controversial nature, and thus may not be suitable for all Amy fans. Viewer discretion is advised. (Gee, I'm making this sound like an R-rated Madonna flick.) :) Every Heartbeat (reviewed by Pradeep) The settings are a laundromat and an auto-repair shop. Amy starts off by blowing gum bubbles. She is seen wearing several outfits. The most notable is a white baby-doll style polka-dot mini-dress in a polka-dot room (and she sometimes holds a cute puppy which needless to say is also covered with polka-dots). One other side-scene worth mentioning shows Amy striking poses in a sophisticated pair of sunglasses, gloves, and a hat. In the main setting of the laundromat, a guy and a girl are doing laundry (what else?), but soon are attracted to each other. Their shyness prevents them from meeting initially. In fact, they are both seen reading the same shyness self-help book (which each thankfully remembered to bring along). Finally, he takes off his outer shirt, and she teases him by unbuttoning hers (I don't see the point of this), and they have a laundry war by tossing clothes at each other from all the dryers (which conveniently were not even running). Then they become affectionate (of course). In the auto-shop, a guy comes to check on his car, when all of a sudden a girl pops out from under. They seem to hit it off without a hitch (no grease wars!). That's What Love is For (as reviewed by Ho) Very poetic setting, on a rocky but flat field. Amy wears a red, LONG cloak as she sings to a couple. The male is wearing big white pants, no shirt and the female is seen in a white sweater. There are scenes with them apart but slowly they drift back together as they listen to Amy and a guy dressed in black, playing the guitar he picked from the ground. There are some beautiful shots of Amy under a huge rock. Also shown are beige monochromatic shots of Amy in a white dress in some kind of volcano opening...very beautiful and poetic. Then there are bad shots of Amy with VERY curly hair in white, kinda like a sailor's outfit. She begins to cry in these shots but her hair is...blah! At the end she is standing in front of a mountain that has the words LOVE on it, like Hollywood in California and the couple is behind her, clinging to each other (a decent shot). Overall, I love the imagery but some shots could have been better...there is one strange shot of Amy as her dress flows in the wind and she does some strange, strange dance!!! Note: You might want to hold off showing this video to friends that you want to introduce to Amy. Wait 'til they develop a greater appreciation of her earlier music first. -Ed I Will Remember You [A MUST SEE VIDEO! IT'LL BLOW YOU AWAY!!!] [There is not a single Amy video that I can even begin to compare this work of art with. In fact, I don't know of any secular videos I can compare with either (the only one that comes to mind for artistic appeal is a-ha's 'Take on Me'). In terms of artistic appeal, special effects, etc, it's in a class above the rest (with only the aforementioned a-ha video, IMHO). This is one video where the excitement and awe of seeing it in reality actually exceeds the expectation built up for it. Since this video was not released commercially, I would not know where one would go to obtain this video. (Try and beg or borrow it from a friend or request your local music video station to play it. It'll be worth the effort! -Pradeep)] Because of the sheer scope of this video (most expensive to film at US$250,000), I present a very detailed description: (kudos to Marjorie Soifer for this; some editing by me) The video begins with the ticking of a metronome and a film reel with Amy in the background, sitting. Several scenes are shown within moving photographs: a soldier getting ready to go off to war...his family walks out to the front yard to embrace him and say goodbye; a couple holding hands, walking; Amy by the beach; a swimmer swimming. All of the scenes shown are interspersed together throughout the video. The key is that each photograph tells a story. The video moves from right to left like a film reel, with Amy shown periodically. The metronome, signifying passing of time, is shown ticking between photos; as the scenes continue, Amy is shown in a heart-shaped still. The photo goes back to the teen couple--the girl holds flowers behind her back admires the man working. Amy is seen interspersed between frames. The girl comes to a car and stares through the window into the camera but really through the other side of the car to the man. The flowers have been left on the wheel of the car. The swimmer is seen being presented with an award. Amy sits and watches this presentation on the film reel shown at the beginning of the video. The whole sense of the video changes at this point. The song, I think, changes key, too. There are no more photograph-action images. Instead, the clips look like they are taken from a movie. The young couple are seen driving to a pasture, hugging and kissing -- this is very tactful. Amy is seen in another clip staring out through a fire (perhaps on a beach). Soldiers are seen dodging gunfight. Then the soldier gets hit and falls to the ground while a fellow soldier comes to his rescue. Soon the video changes back to the book format and to picture frames. The video again moves from right to left. The older couple, mentioned before, are now rowing a boat in a river. Another couple is seen walking toward a train. The man says goodbye to the woman as she boards the train. Amy's face is seen periodically in a picture in the book. The mother of the soldier receives a letter in her mailbox regarding her son. The soldier's friend is seen walking next to an American flag. Flowers are seen in the middle of a book. The mother is shown embracing her husband, crying. The young couple are seen kissing...the man who said goodbye to the woman boarding the train is waving his hat as the train departs. The swimmer is seen sitting at the edge of the pool. Amy comes in from the background of the picture. This gives a more-or-less complete account of what is shown. Unfortunately, much of the symbolism is left out during the description. In essence, the theme is the passage of time. The couples shown seem to represent young love versus romantic love. Also shown is happiness versus sadness; hard times versus carefree times. Amy is not shown for any length of time. She is wearing an overly large white blouse, jeans and of course, boots. Many times she is in the shadows. She was 3 months pregnant with Sarah Canon when this video was shot and she was beginning to show. The video was shot in Spain. It is hard to recreate the special effects. The colors used are very powerful. The war scenes are shown in black and white. The scenes of the young couple in the countryside use a lot of earth tones: beige, yellow, etc. The swimmer is always seen around a lot of blue: the pool when swimming and the sky when receiving the award. All in all, A MUST SEE. The video cannot be bought so try to get your cable music operator to play it. Grown-Up Christmas List (as reviewed by Rodney and Pradeep) Amy is shown in a very pretty, nicely decorated living room, lighting candles on the tree. She looks in on her "daughter" who is asleep in bed holding a stuffed Santa. The camera pans over cute kids (of all varieties) holding candles. Matt, Amy's oldest, is in the video. Amy had asked him if he would play her child in the video, but he insisted on being in a scene with fire in it; thus he got to hold a candle along with the other kids. [Amy looks especially radiant, glowing, stunning, etc. -Ed] The Lucky One (as reviewed by J.P. Blackwood) It is set in a Latin-American villiage by a beach, and has a definite world-music atmosphere, the video more than the song. Amy in a sleeveless vest cavorts with children near a Hotel de Bueno Dulce (Hotel of good sweetness??) and in the streets of a village and a beach. Sweetness is definitely the theme. We see ice cream of all flavors and watermelons etc... The video is filmed in letterbox format. Village musicians occasionally provide some music. The video gives a great feel for the Latin village's culture. Say You'll Be Mine (as previewed by Lori McAlister) Very colorful and clever. Has Amy as "an ant at a picnic" (actually, we see her as several ants before it's done!) Amy is wearing baggy blue jeans, a wide black belt and a long-sleeved oxford shirt. She is standing amid blades of grass, dwarfed by bright-hue, computer-generated butterflies, singing away as we see a young couple getting out of a late 60's convertible and unloading a picnic basket and blanket. It's really a lot of fun and almost funny in parts, with Amy almost getting stepped on by the lovebirds at one point! They managed to capture Amy in a scene with a real lady bug climbing a nearby blade of grass. It's almost like she's singing into the couple's ears what each one would want the other to think, but are too shy to say so. My personal tastes run ULTRA-CONSERVATIVE on things like this. (Amy and I had some serious conversations when the HIM videos began to come out...) There are only two very brief cuts that make me somewhat uncomfortable: First, I want to recommend a sports bra for the young lady if she's going to be running across meadows... and at one point, the couple fall into a heap upon the ground and begin some rather serious kissing and carressing. (But conspicuous lack of full body contact, whew!) Fortunately, this is cut short and quickly returns to more of what I would call more appropriate public displays of affection. Let me reiterate - this is my own humble, personal and conservative impression. In the end, I really like it and the angle they've taken on representing the song visually. House of Love (Original) (as previewed by Lori McAlister) Filmed entirely in black and white. Rather artsy looking, but also rather morose as neither Amy nor Vince Gill even smile. In fact, they tend to look more like they are miserable (perhaps empathizing with the poor abandoned partner, but I thought this was to be an encouragement...) Begins in an open field with shots of an old iron bed made up with flowers (I believe). Then you see a Victorian "doll house" in the field with the bed. Amy and Vince are both dressed very conservatively, almost "old fashioned" or "Amish" as Amy described it. By the chorus, you see both Amy and Vince singing in, around and on a full blown Victorian house. (The doll house is an exact replica which Amy tried to buy after the shoot, but they wouldn't sell it to her...) While you do see Amy and Vince in many scenes together, they never make eye-contact or even acknowledge the other's presence. As it went on, I kept hoping for maybe some more hope or happiness expressed, either in expression or symbol, but it never came. So it left me with a rather odd feeling... But the video itself is very well done and certainly nothing to get worried about from the "appropriate/inappropriate" standpoint. (Speechless version) (reviewed by Pradeep) A second version was made for the romantic comedy, 'Speechless', starring Geena Davis and Michael Keeton. The video is more upbeat than the original and shows Amy and Vince Gill singing at a studio, and interspersed with scenes from the movie. Some of the movie scenes were questionable, however, and Amy mentioned she wasn't aware of them. All in all, the singing parts were well shot. (third version!) (reviewed by Pradeep) This is the same video used for the Speechless version, the exception being there are no Speechless scenes in it. So, 100% pure Amy and Vince! :) Again, well photographed! Big Yellow Taxi (as previewed by Lori McAlister) I love it! Amy said it is her favorite of the videos she's made to date. I first watched it with two other co-workers. Neither of them liked it - so, to each his own! When I brought it home, my 2 1/2 year old said, "Again!" five times before I could put anything else on! Amy was having a bad hair day (she had just gotten a perm and it was a little out-of-control). She said she didn't care what her hair looked like - the video is still interesting. (That's our Amy!) As she said, it all looks "organic", but it's all computer generated. The Director is Michael Geoghegan "Why Not Films" The opening shot looks like the stage of an old theatre, red curtains drawn, single spotlight in the center. Open curtains to see Amy standing in a storeroom...wood plank floor and brick walls. Amy is strumming a simple acoustic guitar with a pick. She is wearing black suede boots, black leggings, a short black jacket, striped vest and white tee. She recorded her part walking on a conveyor belt, thus there is a sense of pretty much constant motion once she begins to move... The walls collapse and pull away to find Amy walking, strumming, and singing across a desert landscape. We even see tight shots of her feet leaving footprints in the virtual sand! Suddenly the desert is paved with blacktop and Amy continues down the center line. Desert is replaced with lots of flashing neon signs as she releases the guitar to fly straight up and flips the pick over her shoulder. Three girls ("mall babes") cross the road in front of her on their way to the "boutique". At one point, Amy ducks to avoid being struck by a flying neon sign. Pavement turns into a trail of fall leaves. Signs give way to bare ground and odd, half-dead looking trees that move in from each side as she goes. She passes between two security guards, one of whom we see a little later chasing after paper money that is being blown about by the wind. Leaves give way to rocks and barren earth, very "post nuclear blast" looking with an angry red/orange/gunmetal sky and even sicker looking trees being sprayed with an iridescent green mist by people in radiation suits. The trees are in constant rotation. One of them bears a single apple of cantaloupe proportions which Amy takes in her hand only to watch it vaporize. Rocks give way to what looks like a pavement of currency and a city scape in metallic, growing up around her against a bright blue sky. The guitar drops back into her hands and again she walks and strums through the city. Walking through a "doorway" in the city scene, she is now in an old, dark apartment hallway. The floor is wood, but there seems to be a trail of foil down the middle. She stops in the hall to sing of hearing the screen door slam. She turns suddenly to see the door behind her swing shut. She then turns back toward the camera and runs to the other end of the hall where the taxi is taking off in a very "elastic" fashion. She continues running and is now on a pathway of gears on a dark, shiny sea where a variety of automobiles are half-submerged, end up in the "ocean". Gears give way to sheaves of wheat making a path down the middle of an expansive wheat field. The very blue sky with cotton candy clouds returns and Amy is walking again instead of running. Wheat gives way to sand and we are back in the desert then the walls and floor of the storeroom suddenly slip back into place. The guitar drops one last time and we are back where we began. Amy strums the final chord and turns around as the curtains close and we see the opening scene again. Her expression is bright and positive throughout, looking appropriately bewildered when singing about the $25 admission charge to the tree museum. It reminds me a bit of Peter Gabriel's "Sledge Hammer" video, but not as elaborate or outrageous. The Things We Do For Love (open to review) Yes, believe it or not, this _is_ Amy, sporting a new hairdo! Once again, I haven't seen this, so please send me your reviews. :) The reviews are sketchy at best, and all opinions are in no means accurate. Overall, I feel the intended purpose of these video reviews is to let people know of the existence and contents of videos they may not have seen or even knew existed. The following are reviews/descriptions of feature length videos: Age to Age Concert Video (reviewed by Carrie M. Pirmann); 83 minutes The concert opened with Amy's three back-up singers (Donna McElroy, Kim Fleming and Mark Baldwin) singing the chorus of "I Have Decided" a capella. Amy came on stage and joined them for the rest on the song to begin the show. She was wearing red pants and a red shirt with a black blazer and noticeably more makeup than she does now. Although the back-up singers were a little overpowering at times, both the sound and cinematography were excellent throughout the show. Amy continued her set with "Old Man's Rubble," and "In a Little While," which she sounded great on. Despite the fact that she was not dancing up on stage like she does in her current shows, she still sounded great. The lack of movement on stage might have been due to the fact that she was playing on a rather small and cramped stage. Amy then took out her guitar (the only time she played the entire night) and strummed along with an excellent live version of "My Father's Eyes." She then got into a rousing version of "Faith Walkin' People" before performing a masterful version of "El Shaddai." Accompanied only by Michael W. Smith on piano, Amy translated the Hebrew lyrics of "El Shaddai" during the song and received her biggest applause of the night at the conclusion of this piece. She finished the first half of the show with an extended chorus of "How Majestic is Your Name" and "Fat Baby," during which she and the back-ups did a cute little dance number. She then introduced Gary Chapman as the intermission act while she and the band took a break. Gary come on and entertained the crowd with some of his humor before breaking into his set. The first song he sang was "Treasure," which received so much applause that he had to quiet the audience down before starting the next song. The band returned and Gary started up what he called a "rowdy" song, "I'm Yours Lord." He followed this song with "In His Hand." Gary then put his guitar down and joined MWS on keyboards for an emotional version of "Finally." For each of his songs, Gary thrilled the crowd and received more applause than Amy ever did during the show. Amy then returned to the stage (wearing the hideous red leather pants / black and white striped shirt outfit from the "Don't Run Away" video) to sing a duet with Gary, "No Matter Where Time Takes Us." This was the first time I heard Amy and Gary sing together and they sounded incredible. After finishing the duet, Amy talked to the crowd for about ten minutes. The gist of her speech was basically "knowledge without love means nothing" and she also stated that "if Jesus doesn't make a difference in the little mundane things (in life), I pray that he's made a difference at all." She then launched in to a great version of "Arms of Love," followed by a new song, "Where Do You Hide Your Heart." Amy finished by singing "Don't Run Away" before concluding with a high energy version of "Too Late." Amy then abruptly ran off stage. The crowd gave her a hearty round of applause before the band broke into a 3 minute instrumental intro to "Sing Your Praise to the Lord." Amy returned for her encore, "Sing Your Praise to the Lord," with some lyrics from "I Have Decided" interspersed throughout. The show concluded with "Friends," and the entire band (MWS, Gary, Keith Edwards, Reed Alvin, Duncan Mullins and James Holihan) holding hands across the stage. Overall, the show was quite good, with the highlight for me being Gary's set. For die-hard Amy fans, the video of this show is definitely a must-see and a bonus to add to your Amy collection. Heart in Motion Concert Special (reviewd by Carrie M. Pirmann); 1 hour (from "Videosyncrasy" on Family Channel, 1991) This show was hosted by Jimmy Hodson and featured some Amy videos as well as a few numbers from her HIM concert in Minneapolis. After a brief introduction by Hodson, Amy's video for "Every Heartbeat" was played. At the conclusion of the video, the show moves to Amy and Jimmy in a backstage locker room talking. Pieces of their interview were nicely pieced in throughout the remainder of the show, with Amy often providing a well-suited intro to a particular song or video. Some of the topics which Jimmy and Amy discussed included the experience of being on the road; the kids; the relationship Amy and her family have; her "cross-over" from Christian music to pop music ("I think it was time for me to do something besides strictly Christian music, but that was not a faith issue."); and suicide. The program then moves to the opening number for Amy's show that night. Dressed in red stretch pants and a multi-colored striped jacket, Amy looked great as she took the stage singing "Fight" from her "unguarded" album. The audience was very receptive of her throughout the concert. She sang the second verse of "Fight" while lying on the stage and was continually dancing on the stage throughout the show. Both the sound and cinematography were incredible. The video for "Baby Baby" was then shown, with Amy providing some insight into the making of the video. Amy then gave the following monologue (during the interview) which served as a perfect intro to a live performance of "That's What Love is For." My parents, my mother especially, was a bridge builder when it came to conversation. And I think she learned her lesson through three older sisters. I think a lot of times parents get upset because their children don't talk to them, usually about subjects that are really difficult to talk about. And I think it's weird to presume that a child would be the one to make the first move. I remember, oh, a lot of stories. I remember being in like seventh grade, my mother talking to me about different friends of mine that were starting to smoke pot. In a very unaggressive way she was talking to me about it. And it led to a great discussion. And she didn't come down hard on me, and as the situation turned out I chose not to go with that group. When I was in college, one time I was really sick. I was getting ready to go on an overseas trip. And my mother very gently asked me if I were pregnant. And, of course, my first response was 'You know, you don't trust me, and I can't believe you'd even bring this up.' But I wasn't pregnant, and it would have been a miracle had I been. But I thought about it later, after my mother was gone and after I'd blown up at her. I thought, you know, she risked offending me, but what if I had been? What if I was like lying awake at night, terrified because of the kind of family I was reared in, the moral fiber of what I was raised to believe was right, you know, and she just kind of reached through all that and said 'Hey, are you okay?' The scene then shifted to Amy on a mostly darkened stage, dressed in a long white gown, singing "That's What Love is For." She sounded especially great on this piece and she and her back-up singers were in perfect synch. Amy provided another notable anecdote as an intro to the video for "Lead Me On": We'll start a song, maybe that has kind of a deeper message like "Lead Me On" or "All Right," and to look out and see thousands of people with conviction all over their face singing these songs because of what it means to them--you just get this feeling of wow. You know, in one sense it has nothing to do with me. It has to do with how these songs reflect the lives of these people. I'm just singing it. The show concluded with two more live performances by Amy. The first was a peppy version of "Good For Me." The second was Amy's final piece in the concert, a haunting, emotional and beautiful version of "I Will Remember You." This program is by far the best for-TV special of Amy's that I have seen. Her maturity as a singer is shown throughout as she performs live and talks with the host about a variety of topics. A definite must-see for any Amy fan, if you can get your hands on a copy! Building the House of Love (reviewed by Carrie M. Pirmann); 84 minutes This is, in my opinion, the best Amy video ever made. It opens perfectly with shots of Riverstone farm and the music to "Oh How the Years Go By" playing in the background. What unfolds next is a morning at the Chapman house, with Amy bringing little Sarah (who was at the time about a year old) down the stairs and making breakfast. From there, the video moves to the Bennett House (recording studio) where Amy is recording the song "House of Love" with Keith Thomas. Distributed nicely throughout are scenes of Amy talking about the process of recording an album. More shots of the farm accompanied again by the music from "Oh How the Years Go By" provide a nice segue to shots of Amy celebrating her birthday and Amy and Gary talking about how they fell in love and their relationship. After this, the show returns to the recording studio where work is being done on "Oh How the Years Go By", and during this time Amy explains the chip thing. Christmas time rolls around, and Amy, Sarah, Millie (and Matt was supposed to be there but he wasn't) are shown filming a live feed for Good Morning America. Vince Gill and Amy then team up to complete the process of recording "House of Love." A brief piece of Amy and Matt in New York City taped for Entertainment Tonight is also shown. A concert at the Grande Ole Opry in which Amy performed with Vince Gill and Michael W. Smith is also showcased. The strings which were used in "House of Love" were recorded in Amy's house, and this follow as the next scene. More shots of the farm, along with the kids playing in a field while "Love Has a Hold on Me" plays give the film an intimate quality. Amy then talks about the song "Children of the World" and how much it moves her emotionally. She talks about her kids, and then we see the recording of the adult and children's choruses used in the song. Amy hosted a group of country music stars to record "Amazing Grace" for the movie Maverick, and the recording of the song, as well as the video, are shown. The whole production took place at the farm. As the show winds down, we see the kids playing in the studio while Amy and Michael Omartian work on the recording of "Helping Hand". The film concludes with Amy discussing how the album came to be named House of Love, and with shots from the filming of the video for the song "House of Love." Three videos, "Lucky One", "House of Love" and "Say You'll Be Mine" are shown in their entirety at the conclusion of the film. The "Building the House of Love" video offers a unique look at Amy's life inside and outside of recording. My guess is that this is as close a look at her life as we will likely get for a long time. 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CD's: Amy Grant My Father's Eye's Never Alone In Concert Vol I In Concert Vol II Age To Age Christmas Album Straight Ahead Unguarded (R cover) (ss) Unguarded (D cover) The Collection Lead Me On Heart In Motion Heart In Motion (Japanese) (ss) Home For Christmas (3) (2-ss) Animals Christmas (With Art Garfunkel) Music of the Spirit (PAX Christi Award Ceremony honouring Amy Grant) !! House of Love !! Baby, Baby CD single (US) 1) 7" HIM Mix 2) 12" HIM Mix 3) LMO Baby, Baby CD single (UK) (#1 in USA label) 1) 7" NGOY Mix 2) 12" HIM Mix 3) LMO Baby, Baby CD single (Germany) 1) 7" NGOY Mix 2) 12" HIM Mix 3) LMO Every Heartbeat CD single (promo) 1) 7" Heart & Soul Mix 2) 7" Body & Soul Mix 3) 7" Piano Mix 4) LP Version 5) 12" Body & Soul Mix Every Heartbeat CD single (UK) (White label promo) 1) 7" Heart & Soul Mix 2) 7" Body & Soul Mix 3) 7" Piano Mix 4) 12" Body & Soul Mix Every Heartbeat CD single (Germany) 1) 7" Heart & Soul Mix 2) 7" Body & Soul Mix 3) 7" Piano Mix 4) 12" Body & Soul Mix That's What Love is For CD single (promo) (2) 1) Single Mix 2) LP Edit 3) Extended Single 4) LP version That's What Love is For CD single (UK) 1) Album Edit 2) Single Mix 3) Extended Single Mix 4) Album Version That's What Love is For CD single (UK Picture CD) (2) 1) Album Edit 2) Baby, Baby - 7" NGOY Mix 3) Extended Single Mix 4) Album Version Good For Me CD single (promo) (2) 1) 7" Good For You Mix 2) 7" You Like To Dance Mix 3) LP Version 4) 12" You Like To Dance Mix Good For Me CD single (UK) 1) 7" Good For You Mix 2) 12" So Good Mix 3) Dub So Good Mix 4) 7" You Like To Dance Mix Good For Me CD single (UK version 2) 1) 7" Good For you Mix 2) 12" You Like To Dance Mix 3) You Like To Dub Mix 4) Album Version I Will Remember You (promo) (3) 1) Rhythm Mix 2) Album Remix 3) Album Version Greatest Hits (promo) 1) IWRY - Rhythm Remix 2) Baby, Baby 7" - NGOY Mix 3) Baby, Baby - 7" HIM Mix 4) EHB - 7" Body & Soul Mix 5) TWLIF - LP Version 6) TWLIF - Single Mix 7) GFM - GFY Mix Unistar Interview Disk #1 Unistar Interview Disk #2 Dick Clark Interview of AG Home for Christmas Radio Special (hosted by Jon Rivers) House of Love (import) (includes bonus track: Politics of Kissing) House of Love Radio Special (hosted by Jon Rivers) Lucky One 1) Remix 2) Lucky Street Mix 3) A/C Rhythm Mix 4) Kupper Radio 5) 7" Good For You Mix Say You'll Be Mine 1) Album 2) Life's Gonna Change 3) Radio Remix 4) Heart in Motion Remix Medley House of Love 1) Classic Philly Soul 2) South Street Remix 3) Album version 4) Lucky One: Kupper 12" Mix Big Yellow Taxi 1) Paradise Mix 2) Alternative Paradise Mix 3) Politics of Kissing 4) Heart in Motion Medley Mix Vinyls: Amy Grant (ss) My Father's Eye's (ss) Never Alone (ss) In Concert Vol I (ss) In Concert Vol II (ss) (2) Age To Age (ss) Christmas Album (ss) Straight Ahead (ss) Unguarded (facing left) (ss) Unguarded (facing left) (promo) Unguarded (facing straight) (promo) Unguarded (facing forward) Unguarded (coded W) (ss) Unguarded (coded O) (ss) Unguarded (coded R) (ss) Unguarded (coded D) (ss) The Collection (ss) Lead Me On Lead Me On (gold stamped promo) (2) Heart In Motion (ss) (2) On This Christmas Night 7" stuff: The Next Time I Fall (US): The Next Time I Fall/Glory of Love The Next Time I Fall (US): The Next Time I Fall/Holy Moly Wise Up (US): Wise Up/Straight Ahead Find A Way (US): Find A Way/Angels Find A Way (Japenese): Find A Way/Angels 1974 (US promo): 1974/1974 Lead Me On (US promo): Lead Me On/Lead Me On Lead Me On (US): Lead Me On/Sure Enough Lead Me On (UK): Lead Me On/Fine A Way Baby, Baby (US): Baby, Baby/Baby, Baby Baby, Baby (UK): 7" No Getting Over You Mix/Lead Me On Baby, Baby (UK w/press sheet): 7" No Getting Over You Mix/Lead Me On Baby, Baby (Germany): 7" No Getting Over You Mix/Lead Me On Every Heartbeat (US): Every Heartbeat/Every Heartbeat Every Heartbeat (UK): 7" Heart & Soul Mix/7" Body & Soul Mix Every Heartbeat (UK w/press sheet): 7" Heart & Soul Mix/7" Body & Soul Mix That's What Love Is For (US): TWLIF/TWLIF That's What Love Is For (UK): Album Edit/Single Mix Good For Me (UK): 7" Good For You Mix/7" You Like To Dance Mix 12" stuff: Baby, Baby (promo) A. 1) 12" No Getting Over You Mix B. 1) 12" Heart In Motion Mix 2) 7" Heart In Motion Mix Baby, Baby (UK) A. 1) 12" Heart In Motion Mix B. 1) 7" No Getting Over You Mix 2) Lead Me On Every Heartbeat (Promo) (3) A. 1) 12" Body & Soul Mix 2) 7" Body & Soul Mix B. 1) Baby Baby - 12" Heart In Motion Mix 2) 7" Piano Mix Every Heartbeat (Domestic) (1) (1-ss) A. 1) 12" Body & Soul Mix 2) 7" Body & Soul Mix B. 1) Baby Baby - 12" Heart In Motion Mix 2) 7" Piano Mix Every Heartbeat (UK) (2) A. 1) 12" Body & Soul Mix 2) 7" Body & Soul Mix B. 1) 12" HIM Mix 2) 7" Piano Mix That's What Love Is For (UK) A. 1) Album Edit 2) Single Mix B. 3) Extended Single Mix 4) Album Version Good For Me (promo) (2) A. 1) 12" So Good Mix 2) Dub So Good Mix B. 1) 12" You Like To Dance Mix 2) You Like To Dub Mix 3) 7" Good For You Mix Good For Me (Domestic) (3) (1-ss) A. 1) 12" So Good Mix 2) Dub So Good Mix B. 1) 12" You Like To Dance Mix 2) You Like To Dub Mix 3) 7" Good For You Mix Good For Me (UK) (3) A. 1) 12" So Good Mix B. 1) Dub So Good Mix 3) 12" You Like To Dance Mix Cassette Singles: Baby, Baby: LP version/7" Heart In Motion Mix Every Heartbeat: 7" Heart & Soul Mix/7" Body & Soul Mix That's What Love Is For: Single Mix/LP version Good For Me: 7" Good For You Mix/7" You Like To Dance Mix I Will Remember You: Album Version/Rhythm Remix Let The Season Take Wing: From Home For Christmas (ss) Lucky One: Album Version/Single Mix House of Love: Album Version/Philly Street Mix Cassettes: A Moment in Time (with GC and MWS) Christmas Album (2) (ss) Unguarded (W cover) (ss) Unguarded (O cover) (ss) Unguarded (D cover) (ss) Lead Me On (promo) (special pre-release) Lead Me On (12 tracks...rare) (ss) (2) 90 min concert recorded at Reebok Riverstage NY on 7/19/89 (stereo) 120 min concert recorded at Paramount Theater on 10/10/91 (stereo) interview clip from Release Audio Magazine 60 min narration of Bible Stories (with personal experiences) from Heart To Heart Accompaniment Tracks: Angels: A) demo B) pt Ask Me: A) demo B) pt w/vocals; pt w/o vocals Arms Of Love: A) demo B) pt Baby, Baby: A) demo B) pt w/vocals; pt w/o vocals Every Heartbeat: A) demo B) pt w/vocals; pt w/o vocals Galileo: A) demo B) pt w/vocals; pt w/o vocals Good For Me: A) demo B) pt w/vocals; pt w/o vocals Hats: A) demo B) pt w/vocals; pt w/o vocals Heirlooms: A) demo B) pt Hope Set High: A) demo B) pt w/vocals; pt w/o vocals How Can We See That Far: A) demo B) pt I Will Remember You: A) demo B) pt Lead Me On: A) demo B) pt That's What Love Is For: A) demo B) pt w/vocals; pt w/o vocals What About The Love: A) demo You're Not Alone: A) demo B) pt w/vocals; pt w/o vocals Saved By Love: A) demo Say Once More: A) demo B) pt All Right Create In Me A Clean Heart (*) Videotapes: Title Source Date Network Age To Age Original -1984- Find A Way Original -1985- Stay For Awhile Take five 2 Original -1986- Heart In Motion Original -1991- HIM interviews (promo) still in PAL form -1991- Old Fashioned Christmas Original Laserdisc -1992- Gingham Dog/Calico Cat Original (*) Lead Me On Tour Bootleg from 7/89 in Nashville (*) Look What Has Happened To Me/Here We Are (w/Russ Taff)/Walking Away With You/ My Father's Eyes More Than Music -1981- Circle Of Love Lots of early live footage -1982- Interview by Tom Green Lightmusic 9/18/85 CTV You Are My Friend (w/Patti Labelle)/ Everywhere I Go The Patti Labelle special 11/28/85 WNBC Love Of Another Kind Martin Luther King Tribute special -1985- WNBC Fat Baby/Stay For Awhile For Awhile/interview by Johnny Carson The Tonight Show -1986- WNBC Love Of Another Kind/ interview by David Letterman Late Night w/David Letterman 4/3/86 WNBC Sleigh Ride/ Tennesse Christmas/ interview by Johnny Carson The Tonight Show 12/19/86 WNBC Sleigh Ride/Emmanuel/ Little Town/Joy To The World/A Christmas Song Christmas In Washington Dec 86 WNBC Find A Way/Emmanuel/ Little Town/Sleigh Ride/ Tennesse Christmas/ Carol of the Birds/ Hark the Herald Angels Sing Headin' Home For The Holidays 12/21/86 WNBC interview about Christmas Special AM Cleveland Dec 86 interview Backstage -1986- interview by Robert Schuller Hour of Power -1986- The Next Time I Fall -1986- VH-1 The Next Time I Fall Solid Gold -1986- WPIX interview by Lorianne Crook Crook & Chase -1986- TNN He's Got The Whole World In His Hands 18th Annual Dove Awards -1986- CBN Friends/Find A Way Michael W. Smith -1986- interview by Leeza Gibbons Entertainment Tonight -1986- WABC presenting award 13th Annual American Music Awards -1986- WABC duet w/Ricky Scaggs Country Music Awards -1986- guest co-host and interview by Gary Collins Hour Magazine WABC Find A Way/ Everwhere I Go Jerry Lewis Telethon Sept 87 WWOR Find A Way ABC presents A Royal Gala -1988- WABC interview by Kathryn Kinley Entertainment Watch -1988- VH-1 Lead me On -1988- VH-1 Lead me On Lightmusic -1988- CTV El Shaddai/interview/ If These Walls Could Speak Compassion International Special -1988- CBN interview by Lorianne Crook Crook & Chase -1988- TNN Comment on Beach Boy's The Beach Boy's Endless Summer -1988- TNN Stay For Awhile/Saved by Love/Friends/Find A Way/ If These Walls Could Speak/El Shaddai/Thy Word/How Majestic Is Yor Name/Great Are You Lord/interview for each song on LMO Lead Me On Promotional Tape -1988- interview by Scott Ross The 700 Club 1/11/89 CBN Save By Love/interview by Pat Sajak The Pat Sajak Show 3/1/89 WCBS interview/If These Walls Could Speak Good Morning America 7/19/89 WABC Wise Up/Find A Way/ Stay For Awhile/Lead Me On Real Videos -1989- Target commericals for Christmas Season -1989- Friends 21st Annual Dove Awards 4/6/90 TNN Saved By Love Lightmusic -1990- CTV Love Of Another Kind/ interview by Arsenio The Arsenio Hall Show Mar 90 The Christmas Song Disney's Christmas Parade 12/25/90 WABC interview at home Inside Edition -1990- KATU Baby, Baby (HIM mix) -1991- VH-1 Baby, Baby What's New on VH-1 3/3/91 VH-1 interview by Sheila Walsh and answering audience questions The 700 Club 3/14/91 FAM interview by Leeza Gibbons about HIM Entertainment Tonight 3/16/91 WCBS interview by Sheila Walsh Heart To Heart w/Sheila Walsh 4/4/91 FAM Baby, Baby and interview The Arsenio Hall Show 4/17/91 WWOR interview Good Morning America 4/19/91 WABC guest host and introducing videos (excluding vids) VH-1 Top 21 Countdown 4/25/91 VH-1 guest host and introducing videos (excluding vids) VH-1 Greatest Hits Countdown 5/5/91 VH-1 Every Heartbeat Videosyncrasy 6/15/91 FAM Comment about Christian Music Crossover Inside Music 6/27/91 VH-1 Every Heartbeat Amy Grant: June Artist of the Month 6/27/91 VH-1 interview w/ host/ Baby, Baby Videosyncrasy June 91 FAM interview clip Showbiz June 91 CNN interview clips Smash Hits June 91 CNN interview with Jane Pauly The Today Show -1991- HIM CONCERT BOOTLEG from New Orleans University 8/11/91 Baby, Baby/TWLIF (live)/ Lead Me On/GFM (live)/ IWRY (live) Videosyncrasy: HIM Tour 8/31/91 FAM Target Commercial 8/31/91 FAM introducing videos (excluding videos) VH-1 Artist's Choics 9/8/91 VH-1 interview Regis & Kathy Lee 10/8/91 WABC Baby, Baby Walt Disney World's 20 Ann Special 10/26/91 WCBS That's What Love Is For Street Party 11/3/91 VH-1 Sister Kate theme song Sister Kate -1992- LIF Baby, Baby/TWLIF/interv. The Oprah Winfrey Show 2/14/92 Good For Me Winter Games Jam 2/15/92 VH-1 introducing videos (excluding videos) VH-1 Top 21 Countdown to Grammy's 2/23/92 VH-1 Baby, Baby 34th Annual Grammy Awards 2/25/92 WCBS comment on Gulf War TNN News -1992- TNN interview/GFM MTV Most Wanted Feb 92 MTV interview about Grammys Entertainment Tonight Feb 92 WCBS feature about 34th Annual Grammys Showbiz Today Feb 92 CNN interview clip from charity benefit Entertainment Tonight Apr 92 WCBS interview/IWRY World Premiere Hanging With MTV May 92 MTV clip from original version of TWLIF MTV Video Countdown -1992- MTV intro comment on Christian upbringing & youth rally Youth Rally 2000 I Will Remember You What's New On VH-1 5/6/92 VH-1 Tenessee Christmas/Walking In A Winter Wonderland/ interview Nashville Now 11/23/92 TNN interview, Grown-Up X-mas List clip Entertainment tonight Dec 92 CBS interview, Have Yourself A Merry Christmas/ Winter Wonderland CBS This Morning Dec 92 CBS interview, Winter Wonderland Tonight Show Dec 92 NBC Grown-Up Xmas List Regis & Kathy Lee Dec 92 ABC DEEP interview (30 min) Later with Bob Costas Jan 93 NBC "We Shall be Free" video Garth Brooks (with Amy's face) -1993- Award, St. John's Abbey & University PAX CHRISTI (Peace of Christ) May 94 Host, sang Children of the World 25th Annual Dove Awards Jun 94 FAM interview, after 25th Dove Awards The 700 Club Jun 94 FAM Host (long) Nashville Today Jun 94 E! interview Regis & Kathy Lee Jul 94 ABC interview w/Joan Lunden Good Morning America Aug 94 ABC Big Yellow Taxi Late Show with David Letterman Sep 94 CBS interview (short) CNN Entertaiment News Sep 94 CNN Award, Female Artist of the Year American Christian Music Awards Sep 94 interview, House of Love (w/ Vince Gill) Tonight Show Nov 94 NBC On location Fairway to Heaven 11/20/94 VH1 Making of Maverick Special Dec 94 HBO interview Naked Cafe "Backyard" Feb 95 VH1 HOL/Lucky One/ Sweet Glow of Mercy(G.C.)/ short live clips of HOL tour/interview CCM-TV Feb 95 FAM Live HoL Special 2/25/95 CCM interview from HOL tour Entertainment Tonight Mar 95 Many videos (almost all) plus some live videos Lightmusic Special (3 parts) Jun 95 Interview Today Show Jun 95 CBS Various Artists Sam's Place Jul 95 TNN On Location Naked Cafe "All's Fair" Aug 95 FAM Various Artists Sam's Place Christmas Dec 95 TNN Special Christmas at Home with the Stars 12/25/95 Baby Baby "Ninety Something" -1995- VH1 Live American Christian Music Awards -1995- Amy and Vince presenting American Music Award -1995- Special "Too Late" Tapestry Revisited -1995- Special Maverick Movie video E! A-Z Videos most of HIM & HOL videos -1995- VH1 Interview + 2 songs Oprah (plus Aaron Neville, Mariah) -1995- Video special "This I Believe" 7/16/96 DISNEY Clip Fairway to Heaven III -1996- VH1 Christmas Special Kathy Lee 12/18/96 Interview Prime Time Country 12/23/96 TNN Appearance Dove Awards 4/24/97 Posters: HOL - cover of HOL 24x36 (2) HIM - cover of HIM 36x60 (UK promo large) (2) HIM - cover of Sat. Evening Post 24x36 (UK promo) (2) HIM greatest hits poster 24x36 (US promo) (2) HIM tour poster 24x36 (3) HIM poster 24x36 (US promo) Every Heartbeat - in black dress 24x36 (US promo) Every Heartbeat - in black dress 36x60 (UK promo large) (2) Lead Me On - cover shot 24x36 (2) Lead Me On - sitting on crate 24x36 (3) Unguarded - 5 shots 60x24 (3) Photos: Signed (& inscribed) 8x10 B&W photo from House of Love (courtesy FOA) Signed 8x10 color photo - holding puppy in Every Heartbeat Signed 8x10 B&W photo - photo from press kit Signed 5x7 B&W photo 8x10 B&W photo - leaning against wall (around time of Straight Ahead) (6) Signed 8x10 color photo - leaning against wall (around time of Straight Ahead) Heart In Motion flat (signed) HIM - shot from concert Lead Me On Press Kit with 8x10 b&w photo and biography Lead Me On promo shots - about half a dozen different shots HIM Press Kit HIM - shot from concert of her signing autograph Billboard Magazine 11x14 ad--color (signed)- from HIM Billboard Magazine 11x14 ad--b&w (signed) - from Unguarded Honeymoon in Vegas Press Kit Home For Christmas Press Kit Color promo photo from HFC (she is leaning against a tree) Articles: "Amy & Gary: Life on Riverstone Farm": CCM Magazine, May 1994 "Amy Grant: An Autobiography": by Bob Millard (*) "Amy Grant": The Heart of Rock & Roll (p) (8 pgs) "Amy Grant": The Best of CCM (o,p) (18 pgs) "Amy Grant": Live Ink, 9/29/91 by Kim Steward (o) "Amy Grant: A Heart In Motion": Bookstore Journal, Feb 1991 by Todd Hafer (o,p,cs) (4 pgs) "Amy Grant and Gary Chapman: Harmony At Home": Charisma & Christian Life, June 1988 by Steven Lawson (o,p,cs) (6 pgs) "Amy Grant: Charting A New Course": Saturday Evening Post, Dec 1991 by Patrick M. Connolly (o,p,cs) (4 pgs) (3) "Amy Grant: Heart In Motion": The Tampa Tribune, 3/29/91 by Rick Brunson (o) "Amy Grant: Heart In Motion": CD Review (o,p) (2 pgs) "Amy Grant: Heart In Motion": Christian Music Review, March 1991 by David J Stanford (p) "Amy Grant: Heaven And Nature Sing": Release, Fall 1992 by Kathy Bubel (o,p,cs) (4 pgs) "Amy Grant: I'm Not A Prude": Ladies Home Journal, 1985 by Cliff Jahr (p) (4 pgs) "Amy Grant: Jesus Loves Me": Sept 1991 (p) "Amy Grant Lands Dove's Top Honor": Billboard, 4/25/92 (o) (2pgs) "Amy Grant: Letting the Music Lead Her On": Gig, July 1989 by Stephanie Bennett (o,p) (3 pgs) "Amy Grant: Music From The Heart": Saturday Evening Post, May/June 1986 by Todd Gold (o,p,cs) (4 pgs) "Amy Grant On Youth Ministry, Music, & Immortality": Group, Oct 1991 by Stephen Parolini (o,p,cs) (5 pgs) "Amy Grant: The Interview": Release, Spring 1992 by Roberta Goteau (o,p,cs) (5 pgs) (5) "Amy Grant: Platinum Brunette): Listen, May 1991 by Audrey T. Hingley (o,p,cs) (4 pgs) "Amy Grant: Relatively Speaking": CCM, March 1991 by Thom Granger (original) (cs) (p) (4 pgs) (15) "Amy Grant: She'll be Home for Christmas": CCM Magazine, Dec. 1992 "Amy Grant: Singer/Songwriter": Contemporary Musicians Vol 7 (2 pgs) "Amy Grant: Spotlight": The Orlando Sentinel, 10/27/92 (o,p) "Amy Grant Wants To Put God On The Charts": Rolling Stone, June 6, 1985 by Michael Goldberg (p) (4 pgs) "Amy's Heart In Motion": Today's Christian Woman, Nov/Dec 1992 by Julie A Talerico (o,p,cs) (9 pgs) (2) "Amy Grant's Inspirational Message": NY Times, 10/17/91 by Jon Pareles (p) "Another New Beginning": Campus Life, July/Aug 94 Billboard Album Review: 3/18/91 Heart In Motion (o) Billboard Chart: 5/4/91 Baby, Baby at #1 (o) Billboard Single Review: 6/8/91 Every Heartbeat (o) "Baby, Baby": (p) "Baby, Baby Is No 1, No 1": Billboard, 5/4/91 (o,p) "Baby Love": (p) "Baby 'Talk': Grant Her Play Or Not?": Billboard, 4/27/91 by Sean Ross (2 pg) "Best Bet": The Tampa Tribune, 8/30/91 (o,p) "Best Christian Act: Amy Grant": Nashville Scene, 5/23/91 (o,p) "Christian Musicians inthe Mainstream": Campus Life, Jan 1992 by Jim Long (o,p) "Christian Music's Best Seller Is The Sweet-sounding Gospel According To Amy Grant": by Dolly Carlisle (p) (2 pgs) "Christian Singer Appeals To Fans Of Secular Pop Music": Christianity Today by Steve Rabey (p) "Crossovers Boost Christian Stores": Billboard, 1/11/92 by Glenn Darby (o) "Crossover Dreams": Billboard, 4/11/92 (o,p) (2 pgs) "The Dating Game: Playing For Keeps": Today's Prim Time Vol 3 by Amy Grant (o,p,cs) (3 pgs) "Down On The Farm With Amy Grant": Today's Christian Woman, Sept/Oct 1990 by Dale Hanson Bourke (o,p,cs) (9 pgs) "The Devil In Amy Grant": Esquire, November 1985 by Mark Jacobson (p) "Don't Take Amy For Granted": Menz, Spring 1992 by Sandy Stert Benjamin (o,p,cs) (3 pgs) "Family Channel Takes Close Look At Musical Lives Of Amy Grant": The Orlando Sentinel (o,p) "Faithful Is Her Fashion": LA Times, 4/16/92 by Chris Willman (2 pgs) "Grant Her The Gold": Billboard, 8/17/91 (o,p) "Grant In Motion": Billboard, 5/23/91 (o,p) "Grant: In Motion": (p) (3 pgs) "Grant 'In Motion' Toward Top Of Charts": National College Newspaper (o,p) "A 'Heart' Of Platinum": Billboard, 9/21/91 (o,p) "Idyll Time": In Style (People), Oct. '94 (6 pgs, 8 photos) "Life on Riverstone Farm "Meet Amy Grant Chapman" "The Music Business From Amy's Perspective" "Once In Love With Amy": by Ken Sidey "Personality Parade": Parade, 11/24/91 (o,p) "P'Grams Singapore Shingid": Billboard, 6/15/91 (o,p) "Phylicia Rashad & Amy Grant on What Makes a Good Mother", Ladies' Home Journal, May 1994 "Pop-chart Success Has Shaken Amy Grant's Faith": by SteveKnopper (p) "Rich & Famous": US Express, 5/23/91 (o,p) "Rocks Spiritual Girl": Mademoiselle, April 1986 by D.M. (p) "Saint Amy Gets Sexy": by Cynthis Sanx and Vicki Sheff (p) (2 pgs) "Sin and Salvation: The Gospel According to Amy Grant": Details, Sept. '94 "She Likes God And Aprons": by Sylvia Patterson (p) "Up Close With Amy": The Orlando Sentinel 8/25-31 1991 (o,p) "Who's Hot!": Biography by Evan Keith (43 pgs), July '92 "Work On Grant Album Puts Crossover Success In Motion": Billboard, 2/29/92 by Gordon Ely (o) Songbooks: HIM (Word publishers) (2) HIM (Hal Leanard publishers) HIM (elec. keyboard) Lead Me On Lead Me On (elec keyboard) The Collection (2) Age To Age Straight Ahead Christmas Album My Father's Eyes (used) Amy Grant - contains songs from first two albums Amy Grant Songbook - wearing Leather jacket on cover Greatest Hits Songbook - LMO shot on cover Greatest Hits Songbook - LMO shot on cover (elec keyboard) Amy's Songs - white flower on cover (2) Songsheets: That's The Day Tennessee Christmas The Next Time I Fall The Next Time I Fall (easy piano) Friends Baby, Baby (3) Baby, Baby (easy piano) Every Hearbeat (3) That's What Love Is For (2) Good For Me (2) I Will Remember You (2) T-shirts: Helping Hand - 2 sided with multicoloured hands on front (from FOA) Tour shirt - black with HIM logo Tour shirt - shot from Baby Baby Tour shirt - various shots from Every Heartbeat Lead Me On World Tour shirt (2) Silhouette Unguarded sweatshirt Shirt with picture from LMO Unguarded Tour T-shirt Misc: Lead Me On RIAA Gold Record Award 24 Newsletters Unguarded Button Lead me On button HIM promo pop up display Dr. Strange #15 with controversial cover (2) Unguarded Tourbook HIM Tourbook (2) Word/Commordore Computers promo mag (AG & Sandi Patti on Cover) Press Release for Amy Grant biography by Bob Millard Age To Age (laserdisc) Symbology: (#) - denotes number of copies (ss) - still sealed (o) - original (p) - photos (cs) - cover story pt - performance track =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= 888b. w 8 8 8 8 8wwwP 8 8 88b. .d8b. .d88 8d8b .d88 8 b 8 8 8 8 8 8' .8 8 8 8P 8 8 888P' 8 8 8 88P' `Y8P' `Y88 8 `Y88 *** Amy Grant's Achievements on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart *** Album Title Peak Position Date of Entry Weeks on Chart "Straight Ahead" 133 Apr 20/85 20 "Unguarded" 35 Jun 15/85 38 "The Collection" 66 Aug 20/86 33 "Lead Me On" 71 Jul 23/88 13 "Heart in Motion" 10 Mar 23/91 105 "Home for Christmas" 2 Oct 24/92 14 "House of Love" 13 Sep 10/94 54+ Thanks go to Xiaoqin Xu for researching this! :) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - A Preface to Amy's achievements on Billboard Top Singles chart: Amy Grant is undoubtedly the most important and popular contemporary Christian music artist of 1980s, winning 5 Grammys and 19 Dove awards from 1982 to 1989. Through the years, Amy Grant had shown her talent with popular music through hit single releases, many of them though are without an incident. A&M started to promote Amy Grant's album "Unguarded" to the secular world in 1985. When "Find A Way" made its way to top 30 on the pop chart, There was some controversy over this even though the song contains Christian content. A year later, the huge success of her duet "The Next Time I Fall" with Peter Cetera sparked even more fury among some people. And when the first single "Baby Baby" from "Heart in Motion" came out with a bang in 1991, it raised a few eyebrows as well. Many Christian radio stations chose not to play it. KLTY in Dallas (under Jon Rivers) was one of the few stations that played "Baby Baby" despite some angry phone calls and letters of complaint from its listeners. But through it all, Amy Grant has been successful in keeping most of her Christian fans while broadening her audience in the secular world. All 5 singles off the "Heart in Motion" album are still played on the radio today. And now with "House of Love", Amy, at the age of 34, is trying to repeat some of the single success of "Heart in Motion" (although she doesn't feel under any pressure if they don't. -Ed) Xiaoqin xiaoqin@squid.umd.edu -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Following contains the information of Amy's single releases since 1985 from Billboard Magazine. Both the Hot 100 Singles chart and the Hot Adult Contemporary chart are used here. "--" indicates that a song didn't make it on the chart. *** Amy Grant's Achievements on Billboard's Top Singles Chart *** (as of the week of October 1, '95) POP= Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart AC = Billboard's Hot Adult Contemporary chart Song Title peak (# wks) entry date weeks on ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- POP / AC POP / AC POP / AC "Find A Way" 29 7 May 18 Jun 01,'85 16 16 "Wise Up" 66 34 Aug 17 Sep 07,'85 9 3 "Everywhere I Go" -- 28 -- Nov 09,'85 - 6 "The Next Time I Fall" 1 (1) 1 (2) Sep 20 Sep 27,'86 21 22 "Lead Me On" 96 -- Aug 06 -- 2 - "1974 (We Were Young)" -- 31 -- Oct 01,'88 - 7 "Saved by Love" -- 32 -- Jan 07,'89 - 7 "Baby Baby" 1 (2) 1 (4) Feb 23 Mar 09,'91 21 32 "Every Heartbeat" 2 (1) 2 (6) Jun 15 Jun 15,'91 19 33 "That's What Love is For" 7 1 (3) Sep 28 Sep 28,'91 20 32 "Good For Me" 8 4 Jan 18 Jan 18,'92 20 29 "I Will Remember You" 20 2 (2) Apr 25 Apr 18,'92 20 33 "Lucky One" 18 2 (1) Aug 13 Aug 13,'94 20 27 "House of Love" 37 5 Nov 26 Nov 26,'94 21 40 "Big Yellow Taxi" 67 18 Jun 17 May 27,'95 13+ 16+ "Things We Do For Love" data unknown ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1991 was a big year for Amy: she's a top 5 single artist. "Baby Baby" makes it to #1 on the Billboard Pop and AC charts. The year of 1991 Category Amy Grant Top pop artist #9 Top pop single artist #4 Top pop single artist-female #3 Top Album artist #19 Top Album artist-female #5 Top Album #15 (HIM) Top pop single #10 (Baby Baby) #28 (Every Heartbeat) Top AC artist #2 Top AC single #2 (Baby Baby) #12 (Every Heartbeat) CCM album #3 (HIM) #13 (The Collection) CCM artist #2 - Xiaoqin Xu __________________________________________________________________________ AMY GRANT -- TOP CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ARTIST IN BILLBOARD HISTORY Nashville, Tenn.--Myrrh Recording artist Amy Grant was recently recognized by Billboard Magazines in their 100th Anniversary Issue as having six of the Top 10 Contemporary Christian albums of all time. Age to Age (#1), Straight Ahead (#3), The Collection (#4), Unguarded (#8), Heart in Motion (#9)and Lead Me On (#10) all appeared on the Top 10 list, and My Father's Eyes (#25) and Never Alone (#29) appeared in the Top 30. Grant, who has been in the recording industry since she was signed to Myrrh records in 1977, has recorded 14 albums. Her debut album, Amy Grant, has been certified Gold. She has seven Platinum albums (Age to Age, A Christmas Album, Straight Ahead, Unguarded, The Collection, Lead Me On and Home for Christmas), and one Quadruple Platinum album (Heart in Motion). ___ Extracted from TLeM 2.1.4 =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- This FAQ maintained by Pradeep Bhatia. Thanks to all the contributors! If you would like to add to this, send submissions to: blazer@this.net -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= |||| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |||| END O F T H E A M Y G R A N T FAQ 2 |||| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | ||||