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Hide me, Rock of ages

Author: Brantley C. George

Born: August 12, 1886, Georgia. Died: December 26, 1963. Buried: George Cemetery, Early County, Georgia. Brantley was a farmer and gospel song writer of the Primitive Baptist faith. His most well known is "Hide Me, Rock of Ages" (© 1946), recorded originally by The Stamps Quartet, then later by well known groups such as The Chuck Wagon Gang, The Statesmen, and the Gatlin Brothers. It has even been translated and sang in Navaho. The orginal composition was written on a brown paper bag with pencil. I have held it in my hands. Not being an educated man, he supposedly sold the rights to it for the measly sum of $25. Though "Hide Me Rock Of Ages" is the most well known, he also wrote "I'm Going Home Some Morning", "Sailing on Life's Res… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O thou blessed Rock of ages
Title: Hide me, Rock of ages
Author: Brantley C. George (1946)
Source: "Charming Refuge"
Refrain First Line: Hide me, Rock of ages
Copyright: © 1946, by O. A. Parris, in "Charming Refuge". Assigned, 1947, to Stamps Quartet Music Co., Inc.

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Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Camp Meeting Songs, a Collection of Gospel Songs ... #d97

Choice Specials #d94

Church Hymnal #193

Divine Echoes #d73

Gospel Song Jewels No. 2 #51

Grace and Glory for Singing Schools and Conventions #d75

Memories and Modern Songs #d12

New Songs of Inspiration Book Five #d148

New Songs of Inspiration No. 2 #d159

New Songs of Inspiration No. 4 #d175

New Songs of Inspiration Number 3 #d168

Songs of Inspiration #d143

World Wide Church Songs #d139

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