I'm lonesome for heaven today

Many years I've wasted, squandered

Author: J. B. Coats
Published in 4 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: Many years I've wasted, squandered
Title: I'm lonesome for heaven today
Author: J. B. Coats
Refrain First Line: Joy 'tis bringing as I'm singing



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chords of Love #d73
Clayton's Collection of Choir Melodies No. 1 #d40
Shining Path #d63
Sing of Calvary #d62
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