Hymn History

Bring my flowers now, while I'm Living'

October 2, 2022

I was listening to Blue Grass Gospel the other night when I heard a song Give Me Flowers While I'm Living”, written by Louise Certain, Gladys Stacey and Elvin Bigger and was first released by...

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Paul and Paula: "Sweethearts of the ’60s" by LORI GROSSMAN

September 1, 2022

I know, this is not a hymn, but I was listening to some early rock a while back from the late 50's and early 60's and this song came up. It was about the time I met Arlene. It was really the only...

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“The Family Bible” Article from Mark Tassler and Country Thang Daily

August 1, 2022

Who would have thought that the country gospel tune that Claude Gray released in 1960 was all written by Willie Nelson? Yes, that’s right! Nelson was the brainchild of “Family...

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Jesus Loves the Little Children Clare Herbert Woolston

July 1, 2022

I have been teaching my 4 year old great grandson Sunday school songs while he is on deliveries  with me. The other day he asked if I could put on “Jesus Loves the Little...

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Battle Hymn of the Republic

June 1, 2022

The tune was written around 1855 by William Steffe. The first known lyrics were called "Canaan's Happy Shore" or "Brothers, Will You Meet Me?" and the song was sung as a campfire spiritual. The...

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