I'm Having a Good Time Here

I have the beautiful sunlight coming down from above

Author: Luther G. Presley
Tune: [I have the beautiful sunlight coming down from above]
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Luther G. Presley

Luther G. Presley (March 6, 1887 – December 6, 1974) was a songwriter, musician, and composer, who is best-known for writing the lyrics to the gospel song "When the Saints Go Marching In". Luther G. Presley was born on Beckett Mountain in Faulkner County, Arkansas on March 6, 1887. He studied music beginning at the age of 14, where he excelled. He soon became choir director. He wrote his first song, "Gladly Sing," when he was 17. He furthered his study in singing and music, under renowned teachers. Work Luther Presley wrote the lyrics for the gospel spiritual "When the Saints Go Marching In", in 1937, while Virgil O. Stamps composed the music and melody to the famous work. Luther Presley was inducted into the Southern Gospel Mus… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I have the beautiful sunlight coming down from above
Title: I'm Having a Good Time Here
Author: Luther G. Presley
Refrain First Line: It's just like heaven around me
Publication Date: 1949
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1949.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Boundless Love #d31

Gospel Banner #d35

Heaven's Banner #141

Joyful Melodies #d30

Songs of Joy: for radio and general use #102

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