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When The World Forgets

Are the days of long ago far sweeter than today?

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [Are the days of long ago far sweeter than today]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI
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Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Are the days of long ago far sweeter than today?
Title: When The World Forgets
Author: A. H. Ackley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus remembers, He remembers you!
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Edward MacHugh's Treasury of Gospel Hymns and Poems #53

Favorite Radio Hymns of Edward MacHugh. Rev. #d2

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Favorites Number 2 #31

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Glad Gospel Songs #38

Gospel Songs and Poems #d1


Jubilate #64

Norman Clayton's Favorites No. 2 #d8

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Pinebrook Choruses #38

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