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Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

  

by John Newton

Video & Audio

“Amazing Grace,” traditional

Recorded in 1922 by the Sacred Harp Choir

“Amazing Grace,” Shape Note Singers

The Hymn as it was sung during the Second Great Awakening

“Amazing Grace,” Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

This military band took the song to the top of the British charts in 1972

“Amazing Grace,” Judy Collins

The folk singer’s 1970 rendition spent more than a year on the British charts

“Amazing Grace,” Arlo Guthrie

Arlo, son of Woody, closed his set at Woodstock with the old hymn

“Amazing Grace,” Elvis Presley

The King’s gospel rendition of the hymn

“Amazing Grace,” Soweto Gospel Choir

The South African choir sings the song written by a repentant slaver

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