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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Lord, Let My Cry before You Come

Lord, let my cry before you come

Tune: FEDERAL STREET
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First Line: Lord, let my cry before you come
Title: Lord, Let My Cry before You Come
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: OPC/URCNA 2016
Language: English
Copyright: © 2018 Trinity Psalter Hymnal Joint Venture

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FEDERAL STREET

Henry Kemble Oliver (b. Beverly, MA, 1800; d. Salem, MA, 1885) composed FEDERAL STREET in 1832, possibly as an imitation of earlier psalm tunes in long meter. He took it to a music class taught by Lowell Mason (who may have contributed to the harmony); Mason (PHH 96) published it in his Boston Acade…

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