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One Pair of Hands is a gospel song written by Jerry Chesnut and originally recorded by Southern gospel singer Carroll Roberson in 1965. It was later recorded by Elvis Presley in 1969, but his performance was not released until 1982.
The song is a reminder that we all have the same two hands, and that we should use them to help others and make the world a better place. The lyrics are simple but powerful, and Elvis’s performance is deeply moving.
Here is the first verse of the song:
One pair of hands, one pair of hands, That’s all I’ve got to give. But with those hands, I’ll try my best, To make the world a better place to live.
The song is a beautiful and inspiring message, and it is a reminder that we can all make a difference, no matter how small.
Elvis Presley’s recording of One Pair of Hands was released on the album Elvis: Gospel (1982). The album was a critical and commercial success, and it won the Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance, Male.
One Pair of Hands is a hidden gem in Elvis’s catalog, and it is a song that deserves to be heard more often. It is a beautiful and moving gospel song that is sure to inspire listeners.