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Albert E. Brumley
Albert E. Brumley
Short Name: Albert E. Brumley
Full Name: Brumley, Albert Edward, 1905-1977
Birth Year: 1905
Death Year: 1977

Born: October 29, 1905, near Spiro, Oklahoma. Died: November 15, 1977, Springfield, Missouri. Buried: Fox Cemetery, Powell, Missouri.

Brumley attended the Hartford Musical Institute in Hartford, Arkansas, and sang with the Hartford Quartet. He went on to teach at singing schools in the Ozarks, and lived most of his life in Powell, Missouri. He recorded "I’ll Fly Away" (one of his most popular songs) in 1931. He worked for 34 years a staff writer for the Hartford and Stamps/Baxter publishing companies, then founded the Albert E. Brumley & Sons Music Company and Country Gentlemen Music, and bought the Hartford Music Company. He wrote over 800 Gospel and other songs during his life; the Country Song Writers Hall of Fame inducted him in 1970.

Anderson, pp. 200-01
Baxter, pp. 22-24
Findagrave, accessed 14 Nov 2016

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Tunes by Albert E. Brumley (48)sort descendingAsInstances
[All the world is bright and cheery]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
ANCIENT LANDMARKAlbert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[As I journey through this vale of sorrow]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)3
[As I travel through this pilgrim land]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)5
[Do you live a life that's true for the One who died for you?]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Dreamin' in the gilmerin' twilight, dreamin' of a flickerin' firelight]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Every evening when I count my blessings]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Far beyond this land of sorrow]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Hark, I hear the voice of Jesus]Albert E. Brumley (Arranger)2
[Honest and truly, Lord]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[I am so glad I heard my Savior gently pleading]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)3
[I cannot touch the hem of His garment]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[I have left the land of bondage with its earthly treasures]Albert E. brumley (Composer)3
[I know there is a land of beautiful flowers]Albert E. brumley (Composer)2
[I used to be a sinner and my load was hard to bear]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[I was turning through my mother's dear old Bible]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[I was wandering far from Jesus in the paths of sin and shame]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[I went on a visit]Albert E. brumley (Composer)2
[I will meet you in the morning by the bright river side]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)3
[If I had all the words in our language]Albert E. brumley (Composer)2
[If the Savior came to your house unexpected]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[If working and praying has any reward]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)3
[If you are burdened down with care]Albert E. brumley (Composer)2
[If you will give to me your undivided attention]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
I'LL FLY AWAYAlbert E. Brumley (Composer)19
[I'm traveling on to the new Jerusalem]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[In the new found way, the gospel highway]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[In this world I've tried most ev'rything]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Jesus gave his life a ransom yonder on Calvary]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Lord, how well do I know I'll have little to show]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Lord, I would not ask a special blessing]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[May we all walk closer to Thy side]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
MEET AGAINAlbert E. Brumley (Composer)5
[No place to hide when days are long and dreary]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[On the cross of Calvary our blessed Savior died]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[On the rugged cross of Calvary]Albert E. brumley (Composer)2
[Over on the bright elysian shore]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Somebody ought to go and work for Jesus]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Thank God! I truly can say that I've been born again]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[There's a heavenly land of peace and joy eternal]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[This world is not my home, I'm just a-passin thru]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)9
[Though a pilgrim, a stranger, a beggar I be]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Well, I went down to the big camp meetin']Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Well, who could it be that tenderly holds my trembling hand]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[When my spirits are low and my footsteps are slow]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[Won't it be a happy, happy day]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)3
[You are who you are for a reason]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)2
[You better get acquainted with your Lord a little better]Albert E. Brumley (Composer)3

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