1982 The Imperials – Stand By The Power

The Imperials are an American Christian music group that has been around for over 50 years. Originating as a southern gospel quartet, the innovative group would become pioneers of contemporary Christian music in the 1960s. There have been many changes for the band in membership and musical styles over the years. They would go on to win four Grammys, and be inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.


1  Stand By The Power (John Rosasco, Paul Charles Smith) 3:31
2  Somebody New (Blake Levinsohn, Franke Previte, Paul Charles Smith) 3:49
3  Part Time Servant (Keith Thomas, Claire Cloninger) 3:39
4  This Heart (Keith Thomas) 4:23
5  Lord of the Harvest (James Newton-Howard, Paul Charles Smith) 4:35
6  Under His Reign (Bruce Hibbard) 3:23
7  I Never Get Enough Of Your Love (John Rosasco, Paul Charles Smith) 4:00
8  How Can You Live (Kerry Livgren) 3:42
9  All For The Asking (James Newton-Howard, Paul Charles Smith) 3:51
10  Because Of Who You Are (Billy Smiley, Bob Farrell) 3:30



Bass Nathan East
Bass Neil Stubenhaus
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Drums Carlos Vega
Guitar Carlos Rios
Guitar Hadley Hockensmith
Guitar Dann Huff
Piano James Newton-Howard
Synthesizer James Newton-Howard
Percussion Lenny Castro

Other Musicians

1 Stand By The Power

Guitar Steve Lukather

7 Never Get Enough Of Your Love

Guitar Steve Lukather

8 How Can You Live

Guitar Steve Lukather
Guitar Dann Huff

Liner Notes

Producer – Bill Schnee
Production Manager (Production Coordinator) – Susan Pyron
Arranged By (Horns Arranged By) – Bob Wilson (Track 9)
Arranged By (Strings Arranged By), Piano, Synthesizer – James Newton Howard
Engineer (Assisted By) – David Schober, Scott Hendricks, Skip Moon
Engineer (Engineered By) – Bill Schnee

Photography By (Album Back Photo) – Alan Messer
Photography By (Album Front Photo) – Mike Borum

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Word, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Word, Inc.
Recorded At – Bill Schnee Studios
Recorded At – Bullet Recording
Mastered At – The Mastering Lab