On the Glory-Road

On the glory-road to yonder glad abode

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [On the glory-road to yonder glad abode]
Published in 1 hymnal

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: On the glory-road to yonder glad abode
Title: On the Glory-Road
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: On, on, on, on
Publication Date: 1915
Copyright: 1925, in "Crowning Hymns." No. 5. H. F. Morris, owner
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