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As the Deer Longs

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Author: Danna Harkin

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First Line: As the deer longs for flowing streams
Title: As the Deer Longs
Author: Danna Harkin (1975)
Language: English
Copyright: © 1975, Word Music Group, LLC



O WALY WALY is a traditional English melody associated with the song "O Waly, Waly, gin love be bony," the words of which date back at least to Ramsay's Tea Table Miscellany (1724-1732), and as the setting for a folk ballad about Jamie Douglas. It is also well known in the Appalachian region of the…

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #485

Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #497

Common Praise (1998) #541

Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #590

Hymns of Truth & Light #76

Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #696

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #663

The Book of Praise #25

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #401

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #662

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