Once like a bird in prison I dwelt

Once like a bird in prison I dwelt

Author: Albert E. Brumley
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Albert E. Brumley

Born: October 29, 1905, near Spiro, Oklahoma. Died: November 15, 1977, Springfield, Missouri. Buried: Fox Cemetery, Powell, Missouri. Brumley attended the Hartford Musical Institute in Hartford, Arkansas, and sang with the Hartford Quartet. He went on to teach at singing schools in the Ozarks, and lived most of his life in Powell, Missouri. He worked for 34 years a staff writer for the Hartford and Stamps/Baxter publishing companies, then founded the Albert E. Brumley & Sons Music Company and Country Gentlemen Music, and bought the Hartford Music Company. He wrote over 800 Gospel and other songs during his life; the Country Song Writers Hall of Fame inducted him in 1970. © The Cyber Hymnal™. Used by permission. (www.hymntime.com)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Once like a bird in prison I dwelt
Author: Albert E. Brumley
Refrain First Line: He set me free



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

America's Favorite Radio Songs #d78

Best of All #d108

Best of All Number 2 #d117

Camp Meeting Songs, a Collection of Gospel Songs ... #d104

Church Hymnal #235

Encore: a Collection of Tried and Proven Songs #d129

Golden Gates for Singing Schools and Conventions #d90

Gospel Quartet Music No. 1 #d74

Hymns of Glorious Praise #d297

Old Camp Meeting Songs #d102

Revival Message #d95

Songs of the Redeemed #d86

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