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Carry the sunshine wherever you go

Carry the sunshine wherever you go

Author: Birdie Bell
Tune: [Carry the sunshine wherever you go] (Gabriel)
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Carry the sunshine wherever you go,
Into the byways dreary;
Banish the shadows of sorrow and woe,
Scatter the sunbeams cheery.

Refrain:
Carry the sunshine, the heavenly sunshine,
Brighten the pathways of sorrow and woe;
Jesus is flooding your heart with the sunlight,
Share it with others as you go.

2 Carry the sunshine wherever you go,
Corners where gloom is hiding;
Jesus is ready His light to bestow,
Into the brightness guiding. [Refrain]

3 Carry the sunshine wherever you go,
Into the homes of sadness;
Many are longing its comfort to know,
Hoping for light and gladness. [Refrain]

4 Carry the sunshine wherever you go,
Many in grief are pining;
Over their pathway a radiance throw,
Light form the Savior shining. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #49

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Carry the sunshine wherever you go
Author: Birdie Bell
Refrain First Line: Carry the sunshine, the heavenly sunshine
Copyright: Public Domain

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Carmina Sacra #d23

Sing His Praise #d29

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The King of Kings #49

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