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Someday When Guns Are Gone

Full Text

Someday when guns are gone
And civilization moves on
They'll look back in dread at our bullets of lead
And our millions and millions of dead.


Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #89

Author: Secretary Michael

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Text Information

First Line: Someday when guns are gone
Title: Someday When Guns Are Gone
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "Blest Be the Tie That Binds")
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) arranged DENNIS and first published it in The Psaltery (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (PHH 559). Mason attributed the tune to Johann G. Nageli (b. Wetzikon, near Zurich, Switzerland, 1773; d. Wetzikon, 1836) but included no source reference. Nageli presumably pu…

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