O God, Defender of the Poor

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Source: Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #890
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Author: Christopher M. Idle

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First Line: O God, defender of the poor
Title: O God, Defender of the Poor
Author: Christopher M. Idle
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: © 1986 The Jubilate Group, admin. Hope Publishing Company

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DUNFERMLINE

DUNFERMLINE is one of the "common" tunes from Andro Hart's psalter The CL Psalms of David, Edinburgh (l615)–a "common" tune was one that was not matched with a specific text in a songbook. Millar Patrick, author of Four Centuries of Scottish Psalmody (London, 1949) and The Story of the Church's So…

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BROTHER JAMES' AIR

BROTHER JAMES' AIR was composed by James Leith Macbeth Bain (b. Scotland, c. 1840; d. Liverpool, England, 1925), the healer, mystic, and poet known simply as Brother James. The tune was first published in his volume The great peace: being a New Year's greeting ... (1915). Born in a devout Christian…

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