Jesus is my headlight

I am bound for glory and am singing as I go

Author: James Rowe
Published in 5 hymnals

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: I am bound for glory and am singing as I go
Title: Jesus is my headlight
Author: James Rowe



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Eureka Sacred Banner #d34

From the Cross to the Crown No. 2 #d59

Salvation Songs for all Religious Work and Worship #d18

The Eureka Highway Songs #d29

The Eureka Star #d17

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