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Climbing Up the Mountain

Full Text

Climbing up the mountain, how I want to stop
But I keep on climbing, climbing to the top
Will I ever get there? Chance is very small
But if I stop climbing, there's no chance at all.


Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #15

Author: Secretary Michael

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Text Information

First Line: Climbing up the mountain, how I want to stop
Title: Climbing Up the Mountain
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "At the Name of Jesus")
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

WYE VALLEY

James Mountain (b. Leeds, York, England, 1844; d. Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, 1933) composed WYE VALLEY for Havergal's text ("Like a river glorious") on one of his first preaching tours through Britain. Throughout his life Mountain was influenced by the Countess of Huntington and her following o…

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