I'm going to live with Jesus

In a city with the angels fair

Author: James W. Gaines
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: James W. Gaines

Born: January 23, 1881, Hiram, Kaufman County, Texas. Died: June 3, 1937, Oakville, Tennessee. Buried: Edmondson Cemetery, Southaven, Mississippi. In 1900, Gaines was living in Kauffman, Texas. He worked with the Trio and/or Quartet Music Companies in Waco, Texas, and married Laurel Life around 1904. Their daughter Mia was born in Texas around 1906, and their son Charles Life Gaines in Missouri around 1907. The family moved to Tennessee by World War I, when Gaines was drafted for military service. After the war, he ran a music publishing company in Memphis, Tennessee. His works include: The Gospel Messenger (Memphis, Tennessee: J. W. Gaines Music Company, 1931) Revival Tidings (Memphis, Tennessee: Gaines Music Company, 1932… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In a city with the angels fair
Title: I'm going to live with Jesus
Author: James W. Gaines
Refrain First Line: I am going there to meet him in glory



Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Bells of Bethlehem #d53

Best of All Songs #d44

From the Cross to the Crown No. 2 #d76

Gospel Tidings, a Book of Select Gospel Songs #d53

Hosannas to the King #d57

Hosannas to the King, No.2 #d76

The New Wonderful Songs for Work and Worship #d101

The Song Harvest #d74

Victory for Christian Work and Worship #d52

Zion Songs, Spiritual Hymns #d68

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