I'll Meet You by the River

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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 >

Text Information

First Line: Over on the bright elysian shore
Title: I'll Meet You by the River
Author: Albert E. Brumley
Source: "Lasting Peace"
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'll meet you by the river some sweet day
Publication Date: 1946
Copyright: Copyright, 1942, by Stamps-Baxter Music and Ptg. Co., in "Lasting Peace"


Dedicated to the memory of E. M. Bartlett, Sr.



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