Keep Waving the Flag

Far over the sea, sad voices still cry

Author: John M. Henson
Tune: [Far over the sea sad voices still cry]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: John M. Henson

John Melvin Henson, 1887-1972 Born: August 23, 1887 in Cur­ryille, Georg­ia. Died: Ap­ril 22, 1972, At­lan­ta, Georg­ia. John Melvin Henson, who was born on Aug. 23, 1887, at Curryville, GA, and began teaching in singing schools in 1909. With Homer F. Morris, he founded the Morris-Henson Company. During his lifetime, he produced over 200 gospel songs, including "Anywhere Is Home," perhaps his best known, along with "I’ll Live In Glory," and "Happy Am I," that have appeared in some of our books. "Watching You" was copyrighted in 1915. The copyright was later owned by R. E. Winsett and eventually became the property of Ellis J. Crum. Henson died in 1972. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Far over the sea, sad voices still cry
Title: Keep Waving the Flag
Author: John M. Henson
Refrain First Line: Keep waving the flag


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Matchless Gift #104
Spiritual Songs #132
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