The Sunday School Brigade

Hear the tramp, tramp, tramp of the Sunday school brigade

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Hear the tramp, tramp, tramp of the Sunday School Brigade]
Published in 14 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Hear the tramp, tramp, tramp of the Sunday-School Brigade,
Whether rain or shine we are always on parade;
By our Savior led, in the sunshine of His love,
We are marching on to the land of joy above.

Marching on, on, on, on to glory
Making known the blessed story;
There is joy, joy, joy for each girl and boy,
In the Sunday-School Brigade.

2 With the cross held high in the blessed gospel light,
Eyes aglow with love, as the sun our banner bright;
Dreading not the storm, fearing not the waiting foe,
Singing songs of praise, on and on with Christ we go. [Refrain]

3 Hear the tramp, tramp, tramp of the Sunday-School Brigade,
We will win that crown that will never, never fade;
We will trust our King, whersoever be the way,
We will follow Him to the realm of endless day. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns No. 2 #160

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hear the tramp, tramp, tramp of the Sunday school brigade
Title: The Sunday School Brigade
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Marching on, on, on
Publication Date: 1907
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)
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Assembly Songs #146

Carmina Sacra #d59

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Great Revival Hymns No. 2 #160

Greatest Hymns for use in the Churches #d75

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Hymni Ecclesiae #513

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Jewels for Juniors #88

Ministry in Song #d46

Praise and Service #d56

Revival Glory #d45

Service in Song #d31

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The King of Kings #31

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The New Evangel #177

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The World Evangel #168

Treasury of Song #d75

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