The Savior Is Waiting

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: The Savior is waiting to enter your heart
Title: The Savior Is Waiting
Author: Ralph Carmichael (1958)
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Time after time He has waited before
Publication Date: 1980
Copyright: © Copyright 1958 SpiritQuest Music. All rights controlled by Gaither Copyright Management.



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Include 8 pre-1979 instances