1972 Marjoe Gortner – Bad But Not Evil

Bad But Not Evil is the first solo album by Marjoe Gortner, released in 1972.

Hugh Marjoe Ross Gortner (born January 14, 1944 in Long Beach, California) is a former evangelist preacher and actor. He first gained public attention during the late 1940s when his parents arranged for him at age four to be ordained as a preacher, due to his extraordinary speaking ability. He was the youngest known in that position. As a young man, he preached on the revival circuit and brought celebrity to the revival movement


1  Hoe-Bus (Kaye) 5:07
2  The Ballad Of Spider John (Ramsey) 4:29
3  Lo & Behold! (Dylan) 4:04
4  Wind Up (Anderson) 5:35
5  I\’m A Man (Windwood, Miller) 3:34
6  Collection Box (Kaye, Vent) 4:13
7  Glory Glory Hallelujah (Traditional) 3:41
8  I Shall Be Released (Dylan) 3:17
9  Faith Healing Remedy (Jesus Is Your Friend) (Perazzo, Henricksen, Gortner) 4:17



BassJoe Osborn
DrumsHal Blaine
DrumsJim Gordon
DrumsJim Keltner
GuitarDean Parks
GuitarLarry Carlton
GuitarLouie Shelton
OrganMike Melvoin
PianoMichael Omartian
SaxTom Scott
SaxJim Horn
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsGwen Johnson
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
Background VocalsOma Drake
Background VocalsRobbie Montgomery
Background VocalsSherlie Matthews
Background VocalsVenetta Fields
PercussionGary Coleman

Liner Notes

Producer – Wes Farrell
Arranged By – Tom Scott, Wes Farrell

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chelsea Records