Where Could I Go?

Living below in this old sinful world

Author: J. B. Coats
Published in 86 hymnals

Author: J. B. Coats

J.B. Coats was born on April 6, 1901, in Summerland, Mississippi. He attended the schools of his area and was both a student and lover of music all his life...His formal education was continued with study at Mississippi Southern College and Louisiana State University. He also studied music with Julius Rishing, J.E. and Alvis O. Thomas and T.B. Mosley. When just a lad about fourteen, he began teaching music classes and conducting evangelistic singing. Mr. Coats was a teacher in public schools most of his life...He was the composer of many loved gospel songs with "Where Could I Go" haveing been printed and sung most widely. Others of his outstanding songs are "A Wonderful Place", "My Soul Shall Live On", "I'm Winging My Way Back Home", and "T… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Living below in this old sinful world
Title: Where Could I Go?
Author: J. B. Coats
Refrain First Line: Where could I go, O where could I go
Publication Date: 1940
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1940.



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

African American Heritage Hymnal #432

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #354

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #451

Include 83 pre-1979 instances
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