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 (AKA Jimmy Owens 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 Grammy Award, Best Album for Children, for the Grammy Awards of 1981. They have worked with many other singers and songwriters by themselves and together (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, Bob Fitts, Graham Kendrick, and more).

Texts by Jimmy Owens (17)sort descendingAsInstances
By a new and living way entrance to the very throneJ. O. (Author)3
Clap your hands all you peopleJimmy Owens (Author (st. 1))9
God forgave my sin in Jesus' nameJimmy Owens (Author)1
He is born, our Lord and SaviorJimmy Owens (Author)2
He is here, he is hereJimmy Owens (Author)3
Holy, holy, holy, holyJimmy Owens (Author)23
If My people, which are called by My nameJimmy Owens (Author)3
Jesus' people come together, let your light shine!J.O. (Author)2
Lord, achieve your holy purpose, wake Your church to intercedeJ.O. (Author)2
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth!Jimmy Owens (Paraphraser)5
May we enter Your gates with thanksgivingJ.O. (Author)2
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow (Ken)Jimmy Owens (Author)2
Santo, santo, Pai bondosoJimmy Owens (Author)2
Santo, santo, santo, santo, Santo Santo, Dios poderosoJommy Owens, b. 1930 (Author)2
This is my body, broken for youJimmy Owens (Author (vs. 1-2))2
What a friend we have in Jesus, All our sins and griefs to bear (Owens)J. O. (Author)2
You shall be holy unto MeJ. O. (Author)2

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