A place in the ranks for me

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

Jessie Brown Pounds was born in Hiram, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland on 31 August 1861. She was not in good health when she was a child so she was taught at home. She began to write verses for the Cleveland newspapers and religious weeklies when she was fifteen. After an editor of a collection of her verses noted that some of them would be well suited for church or Sunday School hymns, J. H. Fillmore wrote to her asking her to write some hymns for a book he was publishing. She then regularly wrote hymns for Fillmore Brothers. She worked as an editor with Standard Publishing Company in Cincinnati from 1885 to 1896, when she married Rev. John E. Pounds, who at that time was a pastor of the Central Christian Church in Indianapolis. A memorab… Go to person page >

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First Line: List, the trumpet of God is sounding
Title: A place in the ranks for me
Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Refrain First Line: From the north and south the throngs



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 3 #d28
Fillmores' Gospel Songs for Young People's Meetings, Prayer Meetings, Revival Meetings, and Sunday School #d74
Fillmores' Missionary Songs for Misionary Societies. Rev. #d44
Greatest and Lasting Hymns #d180
Greatest Hymns for use in the Churches #d173
Joy and Praise #178Page Scan
Joyful Meeting in Glory Song Book No.1 #d63
Lasting Hymns: a collection of songs specially designed for every department of worship and suitable for all services of the churches #102Page Scan
Service Songs #d131
The American Hymnal for English Speaking People Everywhere #d196
The Pathway of Praise No. 1 #d70
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