Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Smile when your heart is all troubled
Title: Smile
Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Refrain First Line: Smile, smile, smile
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Evangel Bells #d87

Gospel Melodies #d173

Harvest Hymns #d168

Majestic Hymns #d201

Precious Hymns #d185

Revival Songs #d91

Revival Songs #d90

Service Songs #d192

Singing Glory #d74


The Modern Hymnal #301

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support