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I'll Fly Away

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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: Some glad morning when this life is o'er
Title: I'll Fly Away
Author: Albert E. Brumley
Meter: 9.4.9.4 with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'll fly away, O glory
Copyright: © 1932 in "Wonderful Message" by Hartford Music Company. Renewed 1960 by Albert E. Brumley & Sons (SESAC) (admin. by ICG)

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)

African American Heritage Hymnal #601

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #601

CCLI Top 100 #87

CCLI Top 100 #95

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #478

Hymns of Promise #136

Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #709

One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #625

Praise y Adoración #339a

Audio

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #256

Rejoice Hymns #617

Sing the Faith #2282

Songs of Zion #183

The Celebration Hymnal #779

The Faith We Sing #2282

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #554

The New Century Hymnal #595

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #465

This Far By Faith #176

Total Praise #584

Yes, Lord! #166

Include 32 pre-1979 instances
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