Marion W. Easterling

Marion W. Easterling
Short Name: Marion W. Easterling
Full Name: Easterling, Marion Wesley, 1910-1989
Birth Year: 1910
Death Year: 1989

Born: March 12, 1910, Clanton, Alabama.
Died: December 10, 1989, Birmingham, Alabama.
Buried: Martin Memorial Cemetery, Clanton, Alabama.

Marion W. Easterling, composed over 300 southern gospel songs. He received his music education in various singing schools, being taught by Ocie Lee DeVaughan, Dad Speer and others. In 1938, he was the youngest composer to sign a five year contract with the Stamps-Baxter Publishing Company. He has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for his long career as the programmer for the WKLF Radio stations's gospel program "America's Favorites". The program began in December 1947 and continued for 39 years, during which time, he broadcast over 20,000 shows.

Texts by Marion W. Easterling (49)sort descendingAsInstances
Behold a land of joy and blissM. W. E. (Author)1
Christ the Lord has been a precious friendMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Come on, ye reapers, to the harvest fieldMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Earthly life is but a spanMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Far above the din I'll be listeningMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
For many years I've traveled hereMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Goodbye to pleasures of sinMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Here I stand beside death's chilly waters waiting for my final callM. W. E. (Author (Chorus))2
Here I travel a rough thorny roadM. W. E. (Author)1
I dare not walk alone the pathMarion W. Easterling (Author)3
I find no joy in livingMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
I may not own a mansionMarion W. Easterling (Author)3
I will press along, sing a happy songMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
I will take my flight somedayMarion W. Easterling (Author)4
If you will live for ChristMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
In the Bible we read how they treated my LordMarion W. Easterling (Author)3
In this vale of trouble and sorrowMarion W. Easterling (Author)5
I've been listening on the radioMarion W. Easterling (Author)3
I've been wadin' through the deepMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Jesus lifted my soul from the tempter's controlMarion W. Easterling (Author)3
Live out thy life within meMarion W. Easterling (Author)1
Many lives are lostMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
My heart is sad, my soul is wearyMarion W. Easterling (Author)4
My heart was made sad, such sorrow I hadMarion W. Easterling (Author)5
Sometimes I'm up, sometimes I'm down, Oh, yes, Lord!Marion W. Easterling (Author)2
Once from my Savior I wanderedMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Once I was sinking deep in sin, the Savior sweetlyMarion W. Easterling (Author)3
Seems that Christians are somewhat confusedMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Shining every day, all along the wayMarion W. Easterling (Author)5
Some day my soul shall takeMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Testify for JesusMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Won't it be a happy morning over the seaM. W. E. (Author)2
The angels came down and took mother away, to liveMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
The flowers that flourish and blossomMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
The pleasures of this worldMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
There is a city grand somewhere on a distant strandMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
There's a garden up in heavenMarion W. Easterling (Author)3
There's a picture that I often seeMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Well, I'm saved and sanctified, and He's keepingMarion W. Easterling (Author)3
What a glad time waiting over yonderM. W. E. (Author)2
When battles are all overMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
When I reach that happy homeMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
When I saw that I was lost in darkness I began to prayM. W. E. (Author)1
When I was wandering in the pathways of sinMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
When my labor here is done and I see life's ev'ning sunM. W. E. (Author)3
When the way seems dark and longMarion W. Easterling (Author)14
When you see the shadows fallingM. W. E. (Author)1
With a love sweet and fond, I am looking beyondMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
Wonderful gladness is now filling my soulMarion W. Easterling (Author)2
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