1977 Performance Of Elvis Presley Singing 'How Great Thou Art'

1977 Performance Of Elvis Presley Singing 'How Great Thou Art'

Musical legend Elvis Presley sings ‘How Great Thou Art’ during one of his last concert tours. This classic hymn has truly stood the test of time and become a worship service staple. The powerful lyrics serve as a reminder that our God is greater than we could ever imagine.


“O Lord, my God, when I in awesome wonder
Consider all the worlds Thy Hands have made
I see the stars,
I hear the rolling thunder
Thy power throughout the universe displayed”

Elvis Presley passed away on August 16th, 1977. A few months before, he performed a live rendition of ‘How Great Thou Art.’ When the footage was found and posted online, it immediately went viral. Millions of people have watched Elvis sing his heart out for the Lord.

Elvis recorded multiple gospel albums while he was still alive, but this hymn performance might be his most popular Christian single. In fact, his 1967 album was named ‘How Great Thou Art.’ The words of this hymn always touch a special place in people’s hearts and it obviously meant a lot to this musical icon.

“Then sings my soul, my Saviour God, to Thee
How great Thou art, how great Thou art
Then sings my soul, my Saviour God, to Thee
How great Thou art, how great Thou art”

Today, we travel back in time to watch this live performance of a timeless classic. It’s so amazing to see such a talented performer give all the glory to the Lord. Who else is singing this words out loud right now?