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Psalm 34: The Cry of the Poor

I will bless the Lord at all times, With praise ever in my mouth

Versifier: John B. Foley
Tune: [The Lord hears the cry of the poor] (Foley)
Published in 7 hymnals

Versifier: John B. Foley

John Foley, S. J. (born 1939) is an American composer of Catholic liturgical music and a professor of liturgy at St. Louis University. Among his better known compositions are "One Bread, One Body" (1978), "Earthen Vessels" (1975), "Come to the Water" (1978), "The Cry of the Poor" (1978), "For You Are My God" (1970), and the album "As a River of Light" (1989). Much of his early work on liturgical music was as a member of a group called the St. Louis Jesuits, with whom he released several albums. Other members of the St. Louis Jesuits were Dan Schutte, Bob Dufford, Roc O'Connor, and Tim Manion. He has also released several solo collections of liturgical music. Both the solo and the group efforts were released through publishers OCP (former… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I will bless the Lord at all times, With praise ever in my mouth
Title: Psalm 34: The Cry of the Poor
Versifier: John B. Foley
Refrain First Line: The Lord hears the cry of the poor
Copyright: © 1978, 1990, John B. Foley, SJ, and New Dawn Music



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gather (3rd ed.) #47
Gather Comprehensive #48
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #33
Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #39
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #82B
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #22
Worship (4th ed.) #46