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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

Audio files: MIDI

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.

Refrain:
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
Refrain First Line: Marching on, on, on

Timeline

Instances

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

Carmina Sacra #d59

Glory Songs #d61

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Great Revival Hymns No.2 #160

Greatest Hymns for use in the Churches #d75

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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

The New Evangel #d71

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The World Evangel #168

Treasury of Song #d75

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