As I Stood By the Side of Her Bed

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 >

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First Line: My heart was made sad, such sorrow I had
Title: As I Stood By the Side of Her Bed
Author: Marion W. Easterling
Refrain First Line: As I stood by the side of her bed

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New Songs Supreme #31

Quartet Song Book No. 3 #d52

Quartet Song Book No. 5 #d58

Sentimental Songs #d77

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