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Merrily sing your song

Merrily sing your song

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [Merrily sing your song]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Merrily sing your song, helping the world along,
Fill the lonely hearts with cheer;
Making the pathway bright, shedding the gospel light,
Banishing ev’ry doubt and fear.

Sing, merrily sing,
Sing the songs of the gospel light,
Sing, merrily sing,
Fill the world with its message bright;
Sing, merrily sing,
Till the echoes return the song,
And the world is lifted above its gloom
And the heart made strong.

2 Merrily sing your song, cheering the weary throng,
Marching in life’s rugged road;
Sing of the love of God, sing of the precious blood,
Sing of the one who lifts the load. [Refrain]

3 Merrily sing your song, shorten the days so long,
Sing of Christ and heav’n above;
Shadows will flee away, darkness will turn to day,
As you extol the God of love. [Refrain]

Source: Glad Tidings in Song #57

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Merrily sing your song
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: Sing, merrily sing



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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Glad Tidings in Song #57

Hosanna in the Highest, Gypsy Smith's Campaign Song Book #d103

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