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Angels Rock Me to Sleep

Author: Marion W. Easterling

Born: March 12, 1910, Clanton, Alabama. Died: December 10, 1989, Birmingham, Alabama. Buried: Martin Memorial Cemetery, Clanton, Alabama. Marion W. Easterling, composed over 300 southern gospel songs. He received his music education in various singing schools, being taught by Ocie Lee DeVaughan, Dad Speer and others. In 1938, he was the youngest composer to sign a five year contract with the Stamps-Baxter Publishing Company. He has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for his long career as the programmer for the WKLF Radio stations's gospel program "America's Favorites". The program began in December 1947 and continued for 39 years, during which time, he broadcast over 20,000 shows. --www.findagrave.com/  Go to person page >

Author: Thomas Ramsey

(no biographical information available about Thomas Ramsey.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: My heart is sad, my soul is weary
Title: Angels Rock Me to Sleep
Author: Marion W. Easterling
Author: Thomas Ramsey
Refrain First Line: Angels rock me to sleep in the cradle of love

Timeline

Instances

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America's Favorite Radio Songs #d62

Best of All #d92

Special Radio Selections #26

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