Somebody cares for me

Over and over I seem to hear

Author: Birdie Bell
Tune: [Over and over I seem to hear]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Over and over I seem to hear
Words that are bringing
A thought of cheer,
Sounding like music upon my ear—
“Somebody cares for me!”

Refrain:
Somebody cares when the days are drear;
Somebody cares in the time of cheer;
Trustful and glad my soul shall be,
Knowing that Jesus cares for me!

2 Even when sorrows beset my way,
Trusting in Jesus, I’ll not dismay;
Over and over I sing each day—
“Somebody cares for me!” [Refrain]

3 Jesus alone has a voice to charm;
His is the strength which can shield from harm;
Gladly I’m leaning upon His name—
“Somebody cares for me!” [Refrain]

Source: Williston Hymns #164

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. 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: Over and over I seem to hear
Title: Somebody cares for me
Author: Birdie Bell
Refrain First Line: Somebody cares when the days are drear
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gospel Hymns and Songs: for the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services #85

Rodeheaver's Sunday School Songs #d161

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Williston Hymns #164

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