Standing By the River

Here I stand beside death's chilly waters waiting for my final call

Author: Albert E. Brumley
Tune: [Here I stand beside death's chilly waters waiting for my final call]
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Albert E. Brumley

Born: October 29, 1905, near Spiro, Oklahoma. Died: November 15, 1977, Springfield, Missouri. Buried: Fox Cemetery, Powell, Missouri. Brumley attended the Hartford Musical Institute in Hartford, Arkansas, and sang with the Hartford Quartet. He went on to teach at singing schools in the Ozarks, and lived most of his life in Powell, Missouri. He worked for 34 years a staff writer for the Hartford and Stamps/Baxter publishing companies, then founded the Albert E. Brumley & Sons Music Company and Country Gentlemen Music, and bought the Hartford Music Company. He wrote over 800 Gospel and other songs during his life; the Country Song Writers Hall of Fame inducted him in 1970. © The Cyber Hymnal™. Used by permission. (www.hymntime.com)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Here I stand beside death's chilly waters waiting for my final call
Title: Standing By the River
Author: Albert E. Brumley
Refrain First Line: Standing by the river waiting for the boatman
Publication Date: 1943
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1943.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

America's Favorite Radio Songs #d18

Camp Meeting Songs, a Collection of Gospel Songs ... #d28

Gospel Banner #d25

Gospel Quartet Music No. 1 #d22

Heaven's Banner #94

New Songs of Inspiration No. 4 #d45

New Songs Supreme #94

Quartet Song Book No. 3 #d17

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