Blue Heaven

Blue heaven, the songbirds sing with glee

Author: Luther G. Presley
Tune: [Blue heaven, blue heaven]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Luther G. Presley

Luther G. Presley (March 6, 1887 – December 6, 1974) was a songwriter, musician, and composer, who is best-known for writing the lyrics to the gospel song "When the Saints Go Marching In". Luther G. Presley was born on Beckett Mountain in Faulkner County, Arkansas on March 6, 1887. He studied music beginning at the age of 14, where he excelled. He soon became choir director. He wrote his first song, "Gladly Sing," when he was 17. He furthered his study in singing and music, under renowned teachers. Work Luther Presley wrote the lyrics for the gospel spiritual "When the Saints Go Marching In", in 1937, while Virgil O. Stamps composed the music and melody to the famous work. Luther Presley was inducted into the Southern Gospel Mus… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Blue heaven, the songbirds sing with glee
Title: Blue Heaven
Author: Luther G. Presley
Refrain First Line: The friends I love, the sky above, seem to know

Timeline

Instances

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Choice Specials #d12
Sentimental Songs #d13
Super Specials No. 5 #35
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