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 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 >

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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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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #601

CCLI Top 100 #87

Hymns of Promise: a large print songbook #136

Audio

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #256

Sing the Faith #2282

The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #779

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #554

The New National Baptist Hymnal #432

African American Heritage Hymnal #601

Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #478

The New Century Hymnal #595

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

The Faith We Sing #2282

This Far By Faith: an African American resource for worship #176

Rejoice Hymns #617

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