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Bring Back to Me My Wandering Boy

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. (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Out in this cold world, and far away from home
Title: Bring Back to Me My Wandering Boy
Author: Albert E. Brumley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Bring back to me my wandering boy
Publication Date: 1948
Copyright: Copyright, 1948, by the Hartford Music & Printing Co., Inc. in "Grace and Glory"



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