Elvis Presley

It Is No Secret: The Gospel Series

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Following two-disc and three-disc collections of Elvis Presley's gospel material, BMG began deconstructing those sets into shorter, one-disc compilations for a budget market. One of three volumes (along with He Is My Everything and Nearer My God to Thee), It Is No Secret: The Gospel Series includes a few of Presley's sacred classics -- notably "It Is No Secret (What God Can Do)," "Somebody Bigger Than You and I," and "Peace in the Valley" -- along with lesser-known material like "Where No One Stands Alone" and "He." Breaking up his material in this fashion doesn't serve fans very well, though it does make sense for those who don't want to pay for or listen to a parade of 75-minute discs.

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