On the Everlasting Shore

O what gladness we shall know and what songs of joy will flow

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [O what gladness we shall know]
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O what gladness we shall know and what songs of joy will flow
Title: On the Everlasting Shore
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: On the everlasting shore



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Billows of Praise #d166
Cornelius' Gospel Songs #180Page Scan
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 2 #d152
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 3 #180Page Scan
Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d139
Gospel Rays #d187
Soul Echoes #d165
Soul Melodies #d152
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