If You Are Free

I'm treading the highway to glory today

Author: J. B. Coats
Tune: [I'm treading the highway to glory today]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: J. B. Coats

J.B. Coats was born on April 6, 1901, in Summerland, Mississippi. He attended the schools of his area and was both a student and lover of music all his life...His formal education was continued with study at Mississippi Southern College and Louisiana State University. He also studied music with Julius Rishing, J.E. and Alvis O. Thomas and T.B. Mosley. When just a lad about fourteen, he began teaching music classes and conducting evangelistic singing. Mr. Coats was a teacher in public schools most of his life...He was the composer of many loved gospel songs with "Where Could I Go" haveing been printed and sung most widely. Others of his outstanding songs are "A Wonderful Place", "My Soul Shall Live On", "I'm Winging My Way Back Home", and "T… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm treading the highway to glory today
Title: If You Are Free
Author: J. B. Coats
Refrain First Line: If you are free, come sing with me



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Mississippi Melodies; a Choice Selection of Songs Suitable for Most Any Occasion #d62

New Songs Supreme #120

Star of Hope #120

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