No Cheers For David

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"No cheers for David, no cheers for Goliath
No cheers when "Good Guys""battle with the "Bad"
We must for peaceful resolutions cheer
So violent victories will disappear.

Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #65

Author: Secretary Michael

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Text Information

First Line: No cheers for David, no cheers for Goliath
Title: No Cheers For David
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "O Perfect Love")
Copyright: Public Domain



Joseph Barnby (PHH 438) composed O PERFECT LOVE and said it was a "hymn tune in the natural style and idiom … of our own time." Originally an anthem, O PERFECT LOVE was shortened into a hymn tune for publication in The Hymnal Companion (1890) and in the Church Hymnary (1898). The tune is also know…

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