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I'll Have a New Life

On the resurrection morning when all the dead in Christ shall rise

Author: Luther G. Presley
Tune: [On the resurrection morning when all the dead in Christ shall rise]
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Luther G. Presley

Luther G. Presley (March 6, 1887 – December 6, 1974) was a songwriter, musician, and composer, who is best-known for writing the lyrics to the gospel song "When the Saints Go Marching In". Luther G. Presley was born on Beckett Mountain in Faulkner County, Arkansas on March 6, 1887. He studied music beginning at the age of 14, where he excelled. He soon became choir director. He wrote his first song, "Gladly Sing," when he was 17. He furthered his study in singing and music, under renowned teachers. Work Luther Presley wrote the lyrics for the gospel spiritual "When the Saints Go Marching In", in 1937, while Virgil O. Stamps composed the music and melody to the famous work. Luther Presley was inducted into the Southern Gospel Mus… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: On the resurrection morning when all the dead in Christ shall rise
Title: I'll Have a New Life
Author: Luther G. Presley
Source: "Pearly Gates"
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'll have a new home of love eternal with the redeemed of God to stand
Publication Date: 1942
Copyright: Copyright, 1940, by Stamps-Baxter Music and Printing Co., in "Pearly Gates"

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

America's Favorite Radio Songs #d73

Best of All #d103

Church Hymnal #134

Encore #d125

Sacred Memories for Occasions of Reverence #d74

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