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Posted:  10 May 2010 03:40
I just started living, i found me a brand new life
changed my direction wash away all my strife
i'm a new born believer??????
Posted:  11 May 2010 04:49
My best friend and I sing this song it's one of the Mckamey's older ones it's really good.

i just started living (I just started living)
I found me a brand new life
it changed my direction (changed my direction)
washed away all my strife
i'm a newborn believer (newborn believer)
it's holy and filling
the days are getting brighter
my load's getting lighter
i just started living

verse 1
If i had hope in this world below
i'd be covered with trouble there'd be no place to go.
but when i met  Jesus and started believing
I got filled with his love and cleansed from above
i just started living


verse 2
don't  you look at me funny you old prophet of doom
i'm not one bit discouraged and i'm feeling no gloom
cause i have God's spirit and it's totally filling
i gave up on pouting, got no time for doubting
i just started living


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Posted:  15 May 2010 07:21
Hi Angelwings - You might like to know that Priscilla McGruder, who sang this song like none other, passed away last week.
Posted:  03 Jun 2010 07:13
I believe Carroll McGruder wrote this song.  Several sang it including the Cathedrals.
Posted:  11 Jun 2011 21:03
The Mckamey's never sung this song,  I know I'm very closely related to them.
Posted:  20 May 2017 01:34
The Mckameys have sang this song. Thats how I heard it. My mother loves the McKameys
Posted:  21 May 2017 06:37
The Cathedral Quartet absolutely sang this one. You should have seen Danny's face just light up when he launched into the chorus!
Posted:  21 May 2017 16:40
There is a plethora of live performances on YouTube
Here are some of the studio recordings
The Cathedrals - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RHG2W-2-CQ
The Freemans - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGN_Ild6qK8
Glory Bound - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lktd7pQQ0A0
Danny Funderburk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcfrnb7Dahg
The Hoppers - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLLeXcxwhpQ
Zack Martin - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n46DzvoxBi8
Faith's Journey - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8bVitL3P_w
The Goobers - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SafSqpdgVP8
Homeland Quartet - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEJYTSzC9Gs
and here is one of a few Karaoke Accompaniment Tracks -
Posted:  28 Feb 2018 23:58
The mcgruders sing this! I love it!
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