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I'd Rather Be An Old-Time Christian (Than Anything I Know)

In this world I've tried most everything And I'm happy now to say

Author: Albert E. Brumley
Tune: [In this world I've tried most ev'rything]
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Albert E. Brumley

Born: October 29, 1905, near Spiro, Oklahoma. Died: November 15, 1977, Springfield, Missouri. Buried: Fox Cemetery, Powell, Missouri. Brumley attended the Hartford Musical Institute in Hartford, Arkansas, and sang with the Hartford Quartet. He went on to teach at singing schools in the Ozarks, and lived most of his life in Powell, Missouri. He worked for 34 years a staff writer for the Hartford and Stamps/Baxter publishing companies, then founded the Albert E. Brumley & Sons Music Company and Country Gentlemen Music, and bought the Hartford Music Company. He wrote over 800 Gospel and other songs during his life; the Country Song Writers Hall of Fame inducted him in 1970. © The Cyber Hymnal™. Used by permission. (www.hymntime.com)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In this world I've tried most everything And I'm happy now to say
Title: I'd Rather Be An Old-Time Christian (Than Anything I Know)
Author: Albert E. Brumley
Source: "Song-Path to Glory"
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'd rather be an old time Christian
Publication Date: 1934
Copyright: Copyright, 1934, by The Hartford Music Co., in "Song-Path to Glory"



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Banner of Love Songs #d77

Best of All #d69

Chimes of Glory No. 3 #d42

Church Hymnal #46

Favorite Songs #d72

Humbard Family Songs #d42

My Favorite Gospel Solos and Duets #d13

New Songs of Inspiration No. 2 #d103

New Songs of Inspiration No. 4 #d110

Revival Message #d66

Songs of Inspiration #d97

Timely Songs for Church, Singing School and Conventions #d45

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