It Was There

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The evening sun was sinking low
Title: It Was There
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: It was there, it was there
Publication Date: 1914
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)

Billows of Praise #d200

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Cornelius' Gospel Songs #201

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 2 #d198

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Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 3 #201

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d180

Diamonds #d187

Glory Gleams #d215

Gospel Rays #d226

Helpful Hymns #d189

Redemption Hymns #d188

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Songs of the Cross #296

Soul Echoes #d201

Soul Melodies #d191

Tested Songs #d187

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