In August 1967.

In August 1967, “Capitol” label released “Brighten the Corner”, studio album by Ella Fitzgerald. It was recorded July 17–18, 1967, and was produced by Dave Dexter, Jr.


  • Ella Fitzgerald- vocals
  • Ralph Carmichael Choir – vocals
  • John Kraus – engineer
  • Grace Price, Robert Black – arrangements

Track listing:

  1. Abide with Me – Henry Francis Lyte, arrangers; Grace Price, Robert Black
  2. Just a Closer Walk with Thee – traditional, arrangers; Grace Price, Robert Black
  3. The Old Rugged Cross – George Bennard
  4. Brighten the Corner Where You Are – Ina D. Ogdon, Charles H. Gabriel
  5. I Need Thee Every Hour – Annie S. Hawks, Robert Lowry
  6. In the Garden – Austin Miles
  7. God Be with You Till We Meet Again – Jeremiah E. Rankin, William G. Tomer
  8. God Will Take Care of You – Civilla D. Martin, W. Stillman Martin
  9. The Church in the Wildwood – William S. Pitts
  10. Throw Out the Lifeline – Edwin Ufford
  11. I Shall Not Be Moved – traditional, arrangers; Grace Price, Robert Black
  12. Let the Lower Lights Be Burning – Philip P. Bliss
  13. What a Friend We Have In Jesus – Joseph M. Scriven, Charles Crozat Converse
  14. Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me – Augustus Toplady, Thomas Hastings

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