I'm lonesome for Heaven Today

Many years I've wasted, squandered, on the road of sin

Author: J. B. Coats
Tune: [Many years I've wasted, squandered, on the road of sin]
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, on the road of sin
Title: I'm lonesome for Heaven Today
Author: J. B. Coats
Refrain First Line: Joy 'tis bringing as I'm singing
Publication Date: 1946
Copyright: Copyright, 1946, by Stamps-Baxter Music & Ptg. Co. in "Shining Path"

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Chords of Love #120

Clayton's Collection of Choir Melodies No. 1 #d40

Shining Path #d63

Sing of Calvary #d62

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