The King's Highway

On the highway of the King, when His happy people sing

Author: Ida M. Budd
Tune: [On the highway of the King] (Crosby)
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Ida M. Budd

Ida M. Budd was born in 1859 in a log cabin in Saginaw County, Michigan. When she was three years old her parents moved to Milford, Michigan. She loved nature and books. She decided to be a school teacher, receiving her teaching certificate when she was fifteen. Her first poem was published in 1881. She is known for her poems for children. 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 >

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First Line: On the highway of the King, when His happy people sing
Title: The King's Highway
Author: Ida M. Budd
Language: English
Refrain First Line: There is room, O, yes, there's room
Publication Date: 1898
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


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