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Ring, Ring the Bells

Christmas bells are ringing, Merry bells, joyful bells

Author: R. E. Hudson
Tune: [Christmas bells are ringing] (Hudson)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: R. E. Hudson

Ralph Hudson (1843-1901) was born in Napoleon, OH. He served in the Union Army in the Civil War. After teaching for five years at Mt. Union College in Alliance he established his own publishing company in that city. He was a strong prohibitionist and published The Temperance Songster in 1886. He compiled several other collections and supplied tunes for gospel songs, among them Clara Tear Williams' "All my life long I had panted" (Satisfied). See 101 More Hymn Stories, K. Osbeck, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1985). Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christmas bells are ringing, Merry bells, joyful bells
Title: Ring, Ring the Bells
Author: R. E. Hudson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Ringing the bells
Copyright: Public Domain

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Quartette #343

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Songs of Peace, Love and Joy #89

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