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The skies will smile again

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Life is dreary, you are weary
Title: The skies will smile again
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Look to Jesus, love and trust him

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Calvary Hymns #68Page Scan
Cornelius' Gospel Songs #68
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 2 #d118
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 3 #68Page Scan
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d108
Gospel Quartets #d87
Harbor Bells #d60
Home Gospel Songs No. 2 #d99
Praises #d55
Songs of the Cross #28Page Scan
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