Glass Harp ‎– It Makes Me Glad

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Decca ‎– DL7-5358, Decca ‎– DL 75358
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A1 See Saw
Written-By – D. Pecchio*
2:12
A2 Sailing On A River
Written-By – J. Sferra*
3:38
A3 La De Da
Written-By – D. Pecchio*
5:45
A4 Colt
Written-By – J. Sferra*
3:23
A5 Sea And You
Written-By – J. Sferra*
4:15
B1 David & Goliath (Instrumental)
Written-By – P. Keaggy*
2:50
B2 I'm Going Home
Written-By – P. Keaggy*
2:40
B3 Do Lord
Arranged By – G.H.*Written-By – D. Pecchio*, J. Sferra*, P. Keaggy*
4:22
B4 Song In The Air
Written-By – P. Keaggy*
2:35
B5 Let's Live Together
Written-By – D. Pecchio*, J. Sferra*, P. Keaggy*
3:50

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First cat.nr. on cover, second on label.

Insert included with credits on one side and lyrics on reverse.

MCA Records, Inc. 1972

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DL7-5358, DL 75358 Glass Harp It Makes Me Glad(LP, Album) Decca, Decca DL7-5358, DL 75358 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
MME-71019 Glass Harp It Makes Me Glad(CD, Album, RE) Music Mill Entertainment MME-71019 US 2005 Sell This Version
LCCD 9.01255 O Glass Harp It Makes Me Glad(CD, Album) Lineca Records LCCD 9.01255 O Germany 1993 Sell This Version
MCALP 600.036 Glass Harp It Makes Me Glad(LP, Album) MCA Records MCALP 600.036 Brazil 1973 Sell This Version

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January 11, 2016
Glass Harp on Decca Records found themselves in the Jesus Movement fringes after their virtuoso guitar player Phil Keaggy became a Christian. Giving His Life to Jesus after the traumatic death of his mother. Songs about Jesus became more evident with each release until Phil left the band to pursue more acoustic folk, worship music and eventually all kinds of styles in the CCM market.
It Makes Me Glad is the third release from Glass Harp released in 1972 and starts out very mellow and spacey with the song “See Saw” reminding me of a mellow Beatles tune or The Moody Blues. There are a few acoustic driven pieces on this album like “Colt” and “Song In The Air” but that does not keep the album from becoming a jam band or progressive masterpiece on many songs. I am reminded of Cream, Jimmy Hendrix and some other more progressive rock groups on songs like, “Sailing On A River” and Masterfully done Jam “David and Goliath, I’m Going Home and Do Lord” which is worth the price of the album alone with it’s tasty drop your jaw guitar licks, flawless and entertaining percussion and very moving bass lines. This was music with a message I was always proud to play for my musician friends. The record closes with “Lets Live Together” a Hand Clappin’ sing along that will have you playing air guitar by the end.