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Ring the Bells

Ring, ring the bells, the sweet gospel bells

Author: Frank M. Davis
Tune: [Ring, ring the bells, the sweet gospel bells]
Published in 15 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Ring, ring the bells, the sweet gospel bells,
Echo their music o’er land and sea,
Jesus has risen the lost to save;
Ring to the world the victory.

Refrain:
Ring, ring the bells,
Ring, ring the bells,
O what joy to the world your sweet music tells!
Jesus has risen the lost to save!
Ring, ring the bells, the gospel bells.

2 Ring, ring the bells, the sweet gospel bells,
Jesus has risen to die no more;
Earth, from her bondage of sin is free;
Ring out the news from shore to shore. [Refrain]

3 Ring, ring the bells, the sweet gospel bells;
Let hill and valley with praises ring;
Jesus has broken the bars of death;
Crown Him, O crown Him, Savior, King. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #142

Author: Frank M. Davis

Frank Marion Davis USA 1839-1896. Born at Marcellus, NY, he became a teacher and professor of voice, a choirmaster and a good singer. He traveled extensively, living in Marcellus, NY, Vicksburg, MS, Baltimore, MD, Cincinnati, OH, Burr Oak and Findley, MI. He compiled and published several song books: “New Pearls of Song” (1877), “Notes of Praise” (1890), “Crown of gold” (1892), “Always welcome” (1881), “Songs of love and praise #5” (1898), “Notes of praise”, and “Brightest glory”. He never married. John Perry Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ring, ring the bells, the sweet gospel bells
Title: Ring the Bells
Author: Frank M. Davis
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Ring, ring the bells, ring, ring the bells
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)

Carmina Sacra #d166

Gospel Melodies #d139

Gospel Voices #d71

Gospel Voices No.3 #d224

Gospel Voices Supplemented #d145

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Notes of Praise #152

Songs of Zion #132

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The King of Kings #142

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The Missionary Triumph #66

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The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #47

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Twentieth (20th) Century Songs Part One #41

Voices of the Soul #d85

Winning Voices #d71

Winning Voices Combined #d131

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Worship and Service #106

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