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Come, let our hearts and voices join

Author: Joseph Swain

Swain, Joseph, was born at Birmingham in 1761, and after being apprenticed to an engraver, removed to London. After a time he became a decided Christian, and being of an emotional poetic temperament, began to give expression to his new thoughts and feelings in hymns. In 1783 he was baptized by the Rev. Dr. Rippon, and in 1791 became minister of a Baptist congregation in East Street, Walworth. After a short but popular and very useful ministry, he died April 16, 1796 Swain published the following:— (1) A Collection of Poems on Several Occasions, London, 1781; (2) Redemption, a Poem in five Books, London, 1789; (3) Experimental Essays on Divine Subjects, London, 1791; (4) Walworth Hymns, by J. Swain, Pastor of the Baptist Church Meeting… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, let our hearts and voices join
Author: Joseph Swain


Come, let our hearts and voices join. This is part of J. Swain's "A Friend there is; your voices join," p. 2, i., given in some American hymnals. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)


DUNDEE (Ravenscroft)

DUNDEE first appeared in the 1615 edition of the Scottish Psalter published in Edinburgh by Andro Hart. Called a "French" tune (thus it also goes by the name of FRENCH), DUNDEE was one of that hymnal's twelve "common tunes"; that is, it was not associated with a specific psalm. In the Psalter Hymnal…

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DOWNS (Mason)



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A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #222

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A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #206

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A Pastor's Selection of Hymns and Tunes #134

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A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #70

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Hymnal of the Presbyterian Church #250

Hymns for Christian Worship #d11

Hymns of The Voice of Praise #d39

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Precious Gems No. l #66

Prison Hymn Book #d45

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d130

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Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Public Worship #289

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (14th stereotype ed.) #25

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Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected. (7th ed.) #S146

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Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #B25

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Social Hymns, and Spiritual Songs #141

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #45

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The Baptist Hymn Book #122

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d70

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The Choir #137a

The Christian Psalmist #d111

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The Cluster of Spiritual Songs, Divine Hymns and Sacred Poems #CCCXXIX

The Good Old Songs #d106

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The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony #59b

The Voice of Praise #d39

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