Holy Light, Keep Shining Upon Me

Author: Marion W. Easterling

Born: March 12, 1910, Clanton, Alabama. Died: December 10, 1989, Birmingham, Alabama. Buried: Martin Memorial Cemetery, Clanton, Alabama. Marion W. Easterling, composed over 300 southern gospel songs. He received his music education in various singing schools, being taught by Ocie Lee DeVaughan, Dad Speer and others. In 1938, he was the youngest composer to sign a five year contract with the Stamps-Baxter Publishing Company. He has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for his long career as the programmer for the WKLF Radio stations's gospel program "America's Favorites". The program began in December 1947 and continued for 39 years, during which time, he broadcast over 20,000 shows. --www.findagrave.com/  Go to person page >

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First Line: In this vale of trouble and sorrow
Title: Holy Light, Keep Shining Upon Me
Author: Marion W. Easterling
Refrain First Line: Holy light, keep shining upon me
Publication Date: 1948
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1948.

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