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No tears in the sky

O there's no sorrow in heaven

Author: Charles E. Smith
Tune: [O there's no sorrow in heaven]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Representative Text

1 O there‘s no sorrow in heaven,
No parting and no goodbye;
To those with sins all forgiven,
There’ll be no tears in the sky.

No sorrow is found in that city,
No heartache and no goodbye;
For all will be bright in that city of light,
For there are no tears in the sky.

2 O there’s no sad disappointment,
No eyes fill’d with tears to dry,
For there will be glad contentment,
There are no tears in the sky. [Refrain]

3 Up there no heats that are broken,
There no one to breathe a sigh,
No unkind word will be spoken,
There’ll be no tears in the sky. [Refrain]

4 Here hearts are sorrow’d by sadness,
For lov’d ones and friends must die;
But there is sunshine and gladness,
There’ll be no tears in the sky. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #21

Author: Charles E. Smith

Smith, Charles, an officer in the National Provincial Bank, born at Hackney, London, Jan. 29, 1844, is the author of “Lord! when through sin I wander" (Holy Labour), and "When in the morning I awake" (Joy and Sorrow alike from God), which were written for Horder's Book of Praise for Children, 1875. The former was revised for Horder's Congregational Hymns, 1884. [Rev. W. Garrett Horder] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O there's no sorrow in heaven
Title: No tears in the sky
Author: Charles E. Smith
Refrain First Line: No sorrow is found in that city


Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Small Church Music #2209

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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