I'll Fly Away

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 recorded "I’ll Fly Away" (one of his most popular songs) in 1931. 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 19… 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
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)

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Instances

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African American Heritage Hymnal #601
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #601
CCLI Top 100 #87
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #478
Hymns of Promise: a large print songbook #136
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #709
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #256Audio
Rejoice Hymns #617
Sing the Faith #2282
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #779
The Faith We Sing #2282
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #554
The New Century Hymnal #595
The New National Baptist Hymnal #432
This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #176
Include 28 pre-1979 instances



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