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641. Beautiful Isle of Somewhere

1 Somewhere the sun is shining,
Somewhere the songbirds dwell;
Hush, then, thy sad repining,
God lives, and all is well.

Refrain:
Somewhere, somewhere,
Beautiful Isle of Somewhere!
Land of the true, where we live anew,
Beautiful Isle of Somewhere!

2 Somewhere the day is longer,
Somewhere the task is done;
Somewhere the heart is stronger,
Somewhere the prize is won. [Refrain]

3 Somewhere the load is lifted,
Close by an open gate;
Somewhere the clouds are rifted,
Somewhere the angels wait. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Somewhere the sun is shining
Title: Beautiful Isle of Somewhere
Author: Jessie B. Pounds (1897)
Meter: 7.6.7.6.4.7.9.7
Scripture: Revelation 21:23
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Beautiful_Isle_of_Somewhere); http://sniff.numachi.com/pages/tiBEAUTISL; ttBEAUTISL.html (21 January 2007); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (114)
Refrain First Line: Somewhere, somewhere
Tune Information
Name: [Somewhere the sun is shining]
Composer: John S. Ferris
Meter: 7.6.7.6.4.7.9.7
Key: A Major
Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Beautiful_Isle_of_Somewhere); http://sniff.numachi.com/pages/tiBEAUTISL; ttBEAUTISL.html (21 January 2007); Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (114)



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