J. B. Coats

J. B. Coats
Short Name: J. B. Coats
Full Name: Coats, J. B. (James Buchanan), 1901-1961
Birth Year: 1901
Death Year: 1961

J.B. Coats was born on April 6, 1901, in Summerland, Mississippi. He attended the schools of his area and was both a student and lover of music all his life...His formal education was continued with study at Mississippi Southern College and Louisiana State University. He also studied music with Julius Rishing, J.E. and Alvis O. Thomas and T.B. Mosley. When just a lad about fourteen, he began teaching music classes and conducting evangelistic singing. Mr. Coats was a teacher in public schools most of his life...He was the composer of many loved gospel songs with "Where Could I Go" haveing been printed and sung most widely. Others of his outstanding songs are "A Wonderful Place", "My Soul Shall Live On", "I'm Winging My Way Back Home", and "Tomorrow May Mean Goodbye". Many of his songs have been recorded by leading quartets and singers...Mr. Coats was associated with Stamps-Baxter Music Company and a lifetime staff writer for them...He joined the Baptist Church and served more than thirty years as a Deacon before answering the call to the ministry. He died on December 15, 1961.


Texts by J. B. Coats (176)AsInstancessort descending
Master, where shall I work todayJ. B. C. (Arranger)1
What a wonderful feeling, just to know he is mineJ. B. C. (Suggested by)1
On the road to glory, through this pilgrim landJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Though she is lying full six feetJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Through a world of sorrow we are passingJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Each day we read that someone's missingJ. B. Coats (Author)2
I was standing by the bedside of a neighbor oldJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Water for meJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Every day you listenJ. B. Coats (Author)2
I wonder if a soul by my action can tellJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Pilgrim, pilgrim where goeth thouJ. B. Coats (Author)2
When clouds of sin like a madJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Old Moses lay adreaming, the hour was deep in the midnightJ. B. C. (Author)2
'Twas late one evening, the sun was lowJ. B. C. (Author)2
If sometime you should hear across the nightJ. B. Coats (Author)2
I would tell to you in song and storyJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Preaching is daily leading souls arightJ. Coats (Author)2
When I was a little ladJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Slowly the evening sun was sinkingJ. B. Coats (Author)2
A mocking bird was singingJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Let the Christian be prayingJ. B. Coats (Author)2
A mocking bird was singing as we stood besideJ. B. Coats (Author)2
When the fervent heat of judgment comeJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Great camp meeting in days of yoreJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Greater love can no man showJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Life is passing down hereJ. B. Coats (Author)2
When the Holy Spirit cameJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Harmony from heaven haunts meJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Sometimes I think of thoseJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Many sermons have I heard proclaiming God's own WordJ. B. Coats (Author)2
After your heart has been brokenJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Sinner, listen, Holy Spirit callsJ. B. C. (Author)2
The will of God must work within the hearts of living menJ. B. Coats (Author)2
All the way, every dayJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Have you ever seen the glory of the LordJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Somewhere my dreams will all come trueJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Trouble just can't pass you byJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Always humble, always humbleJ. B. Coats (Author)2
In a place called heaven, far beyond the skyJ. B. Coats (Author)2
God needs our souls for His kingdomJ. B. C. (Author)2
Where there is love, the love of GodJ. B. Coats (Author)2
As a lad I did not realizeJ. B. Coats (Author)2
I love to be alone with Jesus (Lewis)J. B. C. (Author (Chorus))2
Having been saved to work for the LordJ. B. Coats (Author)2
We will go in the strength of the LordJ. B. Coats (Author)2
As I sit here alone in the twilightJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Raise a mighty song for a Son is bornJ. B. C. (Author)2
The ninety and nine lay safeJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Many are living a life here belowJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Heaven has its stars, shining clearJ. B. Coats (Author)2
At the bedside of my motherJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Why must it be, dear Lord, I now askJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Hours are spent in dreamingJ. B. Coats (Author)2
There is a light ever shiningJ. B. Coats (Author)2
A heartbeat felt, a spoken wordJ. B. C. (Author)2
Just a curtain between all the good and the badJ. B. Coats (Author)2
When I heard the invitationJ. B. C. (Author)2
Brother today the way is brightJ. B. C. (Author)2
Be saved, the warning comes todayJ. B. Coats (Author)2
There is a still, small voiceJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Father, like an orphaned child, I am tempted, oft beguiledJ. B. C. (Author)2
Marching onward, marchingJ. B. Coats (Author)2
There is a story covered with gloryJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Beyond the firing line, I'll see my friendJ. B. Coats (Author)2
A feeling within you is leading you onwardJ. B. Coats (Author)2
There's a beautiful home in heavenJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Much is said about the people that you meetJ. B. Coats (Author)2
I have a secret I cannot tellJ. B. Coats (Author)2
I've a message sinner friend, I would have you hear todayJ. B. Coats (Author)2
I am saved for a witnessJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Think of stepping on a shoreJ. B. Coats (Author)2
I've had enough crying, I've had enough sighingJ. B. Coats (Author)2
Christ the Lord is the lifeJ. B. C. (Author)2
Deep within my heart I love theeJ. B. Coats (Author)2
O wonderful, so wonderful is ChristJ. B. Coats (Author)2
I have dreamed a million timesJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Drifted have I as days have passed byJ. B. Coats (Author)3
On the Rock I standJ. B. Coats (Author)3
I often wondered, when I was just a ladJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Once I was a sinner, in darkness all aloneJ. B. Coats (Author)3
I remember long ago when just a boyJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Traveling on, singing a songJ. B. Coats (Author)3
One day a mother came to the prisonJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Earthly life is only one short dayJ. B. Coats (Author)3
One day I heard a still, small voiceJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Over the mountain and down through the valeJ. B. Coats (Author)3
We are in the army of the LordJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Far in the depths and death nearingJ. B. Coats (Author)3
When I come to cross the riverJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Weary here, but I must travel some moreJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Gladly I am singing, cheeful is my odeJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Who conquers the world beneath the sunJ. B. Coats (Author)3
When I was but a childJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Glory, glory, Jesus needs meJ. B. Coats (Author)3
A beautiful, beautiful home, In heaven we all shall seeJ. B. Coats (Author)3
God's hand came stealing, His love revealingJ. B. Coats (Author)3
When the cares of life shall have passedJ. B. Coats (Author)3
God's holy word in truth divineJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Some people like a gilded cageJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Sometime, when I am deep in sinJ. B. Coats (Author)3
A mother old and gray stood silently one dayJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Life is filled with great temptations all along the wayJ. B. Coats (Author)3
If naught of love this world did knowJ. B. Coats (Author)3
When the fervent heat of judgment comesJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Sometimes I grieve in sorrowJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Adown the narrow roadJ. B. Coats (Author)3
If there is a brother in your church or townJ. B. Coats (Author)3
When the loud trumpet sound we hearJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Life is the station sending messagesJ. B. Coats (Author)3
When the trumpet sounds so loud a timeJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Have you a burden, is your heart sadJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Sometimes up and sometimes downJ. B. Coats (Author)3
If you're needing a friendJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Lord, I feel thy presence, As the moments flyJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Wherever I roam, in joy or sorrowJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Loudly the call to the colorsJ. B. Coats (Author)3
In a valley so green, mother's sleeping todayJ. B. Coats (Author)3
The Bible tells in Luke nineteenJ. B. Coats (Author)3
While traveling through a weary landJ. B. Coats (Author)3
At evening, when twilight has shaded the dayJ. B. Coats (Author)3
In lands afar, across the deepJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Soul far away, think of the woeJ. B. C. (Author)3
Many strange things today we can hearJ. B. Coats (Author)3
In the harvest field today is waving golden grainJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Back in childhood, I rememberJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Wonderful the love of Jesus, from all fear the Spirit frees usJ. B. Coats (Author)3
There is a place of gladness beyond this vale of tearsJ. B. Coats (Author)3
I am dreaming tonight of the home folksJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Before I found salvationJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Let me tell you of a mansionJ. B. Coats (Author)3
You have read the Holy Bible and you know what should be doneJ. B. Coats (Author)3
I am leaving for home at the end of the dayJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Mother, if your son is sleepingJ. B. Coats (Author)3
I am longing for heaven and the wonderful timeJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Darkness fall around meJ. B. Coats (Author)3
I am on the rainbow trailJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Dear friend, I've known you but a dayJ. B. Coats (Author)3
My prayer today to the Master aboveJ. B. Coats (Author)3
This book unfolds Jehovah's mindJ. B. Coats (Author)3
Oft we are made to weepJ. B. Coats (Author)3
This life is like a day of timeJ. B. Coats (Author)4
I know the truth it is food for the soulJ. B. Coats (Author)4
Each day I feel a friendly handJ. B. Coats (Author)4
Gentle rivers are flowing freeJ. B. Coats (Author)4
I'm a debtor, I know, every day I liveJ. B. Coats (Author)4
I'm looking for the tomorrowJ. B. Coats (Author)4
Sinner, how about your soulJ. B. Coats (Author)4
I'm treading the highway to glory todayJ. B. Coats (Author)4
When my toiling is over at setting of sunJ. B. Coats (Author)4
God knows our weakness, when death comes alongJ. B. Coats (Author)4
Let thy banner be unfurledJ. B. Coats (Author)4
Lonely days filled with careJ. B. Coats (Author)4
When you are lonely, clouds hide the blueJ. B. Coats (Author)4
In all my sin, there was not oneJ. B. Coats (Author)4
While we're praying, while we're pleadingJ. B. Coats (Author)4
The prodigal son found it while he was kneelingJ. B. Coats (Author)4
In the rattle of the battle, fighting for my LordJ. B. Coats (Author)4
Many years ago I found the LordJ. B. Coats (Author)4
Kind words, like flowers ever bloomingJ. B. Coats (Author)4
There's a story in the BibleJ. B. Coats (Author)4
My body is weak, overtaken by the fallJ. B. Coats (Author)4
I have a home in the glory land, living waters ever flowJ. B. Coats (Author)4
This life is hard to understand, The way is narrow and steepJ. B. Coats (Author)4
Down deep in my soul a melody ringsR. J. B. Coats (Author)4
I was once a sinner, just a weary sinnerJ. B. Coats (Author)5
I would not walk without JesusJ. B. Coats (Author)5
I've a story to tell, 'tis the story of JesusJ. B. Coats (Author)5
Man was made the image of his MakerJ. B. Coats (Author)5
Many years I've wasted, squanderedJ. B. Coats (Author)5
Workers on a building rare building for eternityJ. B. Coats (Author)5
Deep in my heart I have a joyful songJ. B. Coats (Author)5
One day my soul was saved from the fallJ. B. Coats (Author)6
Sing of a land where freedom reignsJ. B. Coats (Author)6
We never know at the dawn of dayJ. B. C. (Author)7
Wake up, O sinner, God needs a winnerJ. B. Coats (Author)9
Living below in this old sinful worldJ. B. C. (Author)83
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