I'll Live in Glory

I'd like to stay here longer than man's allotted days

Author: John M. Henson
Tune: [I'd like to stay here longer than man's allotted days]
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: John M. Henson

John Melvin Henson, 1887-1972 Born: August 23, 1887 in Cur­ryille, Georg­ia. Died: Ap­ril 22, 1972, At­lan­ta, Georg­ia. John Melvin Henson, who was born on Aug. 23, 1887, at Curryville, GA, and began teaching in singing schools in 1909. With Homer F. Morris, he founded the Morris-Henson Company. During his lifetime, he produced over 200 gospel songs, including "Anywhere Is Home," perhaps his best known, along with "I’ll Live In Glory," and "Happy Am I," that have appeared in some of our books. "Watching You" was copyrighted in 1915. The copyright was later owned by R. E. Winsett and eventually became the property of Ellis J. Crum. Henson died in 1972. --hymnstudiesblog.wordpress.com Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'd like to stay here longer than man's allotted days
Title: I'll Live in Glory
Author: John M. Henson
Refrain First Line: O yes I'll live in Glory by and by



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Best of All #d60
Church Hymnal #202
Encore: a Collection of Tried and Proven Songs #d55
New Songs of Praise #50
Old Camp Meeting Songs #d52
Primitive Baptist Hymnal #d150
Quartet Song Book No. 4 #d43
Revival Message #d55
Sacred Selections for the Church #455
Songs of Praise No. 5 #d53
Wings of Song #138
World Wide Church Songs #d78
Worship in Song #d69
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