Dear Little Baby

Cradled in a manger, far across the sea

Author: Rev. C. L. Dorris
Tune: [Cradled in a manger] (Shirley)
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Rev. C. L. Dorris

Early 20th Century Religious Music His Hobby -- Moberly Minister Is Writer Of More Than 800 Hymns -- Rev. C. L. Dorris, pastor of the New Hope, Clark and Itenick Methodist Churches. The Rev. Mr. Dorris, who has made his home in Moborly since May of last year, has written more than 800 songs. They have been published by the nation's leading publishers of religious music. For most of the hymns, he wrote only the lyrics -- or song poems, as he calls them. For some he wrote only the music and for others both the words and the melody. One of the Rev. Mr. Dorris' collaborators is his wife, who hss composed music for his lyrics and has published on her own. "Music is definitely a hobby with me," Mr. Dorris said. He gets very little money f… Go to person page >

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First Line: Cradled in a manger, far across the sea
Title: Dear Little Baby
Author: Rev. C. L. Dorris
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Dear little Baby
Publication Date: 1927
Copyright: Public Domain


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