The New 23rd

Because the Lord is my Shepherd

Author: Ralph Carmichael
Tune: THE NEW 23RD
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Ralph Carmichael

Ralph Carmichael (born 28 May 1927, Quincy, Illinois) is a composer and arranger of both secular pop music and contemporary Christian music, being regarded as one of the pioneers of the latter genre. Married to Marvella and father to composer and artist Carol Parks. His big break came at the end of the 1950s, when his work came to the attention of Capitol Records, who asked him to provide the arrangements for an album of mainly sacred Christmas songs by one of the label's biggest stars, Nat King Cole. The result, The Magic of Christmas, was released for the 1960 festive season, by which time Capitol had already set Carmichael to work with Cole on more secular albums. Carmichael duly became Cole's most regularly utilised arranger from… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Because the Lord is my Shepherd
Title: The New 23rd
Author: Ralph Carmichael
Publication Date: 1980
Copyright: © 1969 Lexicon Music



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymns of Faith #423

Sing Glory: Hymns, Psalms and Songs for a New Century #513

Sing Joyfully #443

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #53

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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