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The Raindrops

See the little raindrops falling, falling

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Tune: [See the little raindrops, falling, falling]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 See the little raindrops, falling, falling,
On each pretty thirsty flower,
They have heard the blossoms calling, calling,
“Come for we need a shower.”

Busy little raindrops, precious little raindrops,
Happy little raindrops, they,
Bringing health and pleasure,
Blessings without measure,
All on a rainy day.

2 Down they hasten, gaily, falling, falling,
Rushing to the brooklets brink,
For they heard its sweet voice calling, calling,
“Come, for I need a drink.” [Refrain]

3 Do the little raindrops, falling, falling,
Bring a joy to someone’s heart,
When they hear the voices calling, calling,
Down from the clouds they start. [Refrain]

Source: Great Revival Hymns #152

Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson

Edith Sanford Tillotson was born and lived her entire life in Corona, New York. She wrote hymns for children as well as poems and librettos. 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: See the little raindrops falling, falling
Title: The Raindrops
Author: Edith Sanford Tillotson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Busy little raindrops, precious little raindrops
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Great Revival Hymns #152

Rainbow Songs #d97

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World Wide Revival Songs #181

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